Learning Support for Persons with Disabilities by akgame

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									                                                                                                        Building on your success

                                                                                                          Learning Support
                                                                                                           for Persons with
                                                                                                                 Disabilities
                                                                                                                    Helping to achieve
Other Brochures in this Series           NWT Career Centre,                                                             learning goals
   Apprenticeship Training on the Job    Canada/NWT Service Centre
   Building Essential Skills             Fort Simpson
   Community Literacy Development Fund   2nd Floor, Deh Cho Hall   695-7338          Fax     695-7351

   Cultural Projects Contributions       Fort Smith
                                         Sweetgrass Building       872-7425          Fax     872-4507
   Employment Assistance Services
   Graduate Transition Program           Hay River
                                         Courthouse Building       874-5050          Fax     874-5062
   Individual Skill Enhancement
   Local Labour Market Partnerships      Inuvik
                                         Mack Travel Building      777-7365          Fax     777-7218
   Self Employment Option
                                         Norman Wells
   Training on the Job                   Town Square               587-7120          Fax     587-2612
   Youth Employment
                                         Yellowknife
                                         Greenstone Building       766-5100          Fax     873-0423


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What is the Learning Support for                   Types of Supports                              How to Apply
Persons with Disabilities Fund?                    Examples of the types of supports provided     Contact the NWT Council of Persons with
The Learning Support for Persons with              through this program:                          Disabilities (867-873-8230 or 1-800-491-8885)
Disabilities Fund helps residents of the               Assessment and counselling;                or ECE Coordinator, Literacy and Adult Basic
Northwest Territories with disabilities                                                           Education (867-920-3482) for more information.
achieve their learning goals. Individuals              Assistive devices, aids and technology;
                                                                                                  Applications will be reviewed as received
or organizations may apply for funding,                Books, tools and equipment;                at regular Literacy Support for Persons with
and proposals must show that the funding               Tutoring services;                         Disabilities Committee meetings. Applications
requested will help in overcoming barriers to                                                     are approved on a first come, first served basis
learning.                                              Tuition; and/or
                                                                                                  and fiscal funding begins on April 1.
                                                       Transportation.
Am I Eligible?
For an organization to be eligible for Learning    Length of Program
Support for Persons with Disabilities, you must:   Program length varies depending on the
    Serve persons with disabilities.               identified project. Projects are funded on an
                                                   annual basis from April 1 to March 31.
For an individual to be eligible for Learning
Support for Persons with Disabilities, you must:
    Have a disability;
    Have a learning plan;
    Show your commitment to achieving stated
    education, employment or personal goals;
    Be 18 years of age or older and out of
    school; and
    Be unable to receive funding for training
    elsewhere.

								
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