Accessibility Organizations


National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society exists because there are people with MS. Our vision is a world free of MS. Everything we do is focused so that people affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.

Hereditary Amyloidosis Canada

Hereditary Amyloidosis Canada

Amyloidosis is a rare, progressive, disease caused by a change (or mutation) in a gene that affects the function of a protein in the blood called transthyretin (TTR). Amyloidosis is estimated to affect more than 50,000 people worldwide. Link to Site: 

Jocelyn and Eva reading a print/Braille story.. Photo credit: Victor Mendez.

The Canadian Organization of the Blind and Deafblind

The Canadian Organization of the Blind and Deafblind (formerly the Camp Bowen Society) is a federal not-for-profit charitable organization (charity #: 722057312RR0001), headquartered on beautiful Bowen Island, British Columbia, that operates the Camp Bowen summer independence camps, blindness/Deafblindness skills training, and outreach programs benefiting people who are blind and Deafblind from across Canada. It also facilitates the Bowen Island Accessibility Group, a program for people with disabilities on Bowen Island, BC.

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Therapeutic Riding Association of Ottawa-Carleton (TROtt)

The Therapeutic Riding Association of Ottawa-Carleton (TROtt) has been providing therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with physical, developmental and learning disabilities for over 40 years.

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Braille Literacy Canada

For many Canadians who are blind or visually impaired, braille is the key to literacy and independence. Braille is for the blind, what print is for the sighted. To that end, Braille Literacy Canada promotes the use and availability of braille in Canada, and strives to ensure that all Canadians have equal access to information — including those who are blind or who are experiencing sight loss.

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Canadian DeafBlind Association National

To promote and enhance the well-being of people who are deafblind through awareness, education and the provision of support to our chapters, members and community partners.

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Canadian Federation of the Blind

The Canadian Federation of the Blind came together to fight the social and economic inequality of blind people in Canada.

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Canadian Institutes of Health Research

At the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), we know that research has the power to change lives.

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Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities Program

If you are a parent or guardian who is caring for a child with a severe disability you may be able to get financial support through the Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) Program.

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Canadian Association of Optometrists

The Canadian Association of Optometrists is the national voice of optometry, providing leadership and support to its members to enhance the delivery of healthy eyes and clear vision for all Canadians.