Challenges for the disabled persist – Canada News – Castanet.net

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17-20% of the Canadian Population with another percentage of aging population with disabilities & with money?? Yet the marketplace & employers are blind to these opportunities.  Canadian retailers, restaurants, employers and businesses have missed the boat regarding their misconceptions about the disabled (“they are in wheelchairs and are poor right?). Get educated about the  realities of Canadian Demographics and business opportunities at the OPC Seminar on the AODA at Herman Miller Toronto March 27th 2014. AODA@optimalperformance.caCanada’s disabled citizens face ongoing challenges to their well-being, including barriers to language and communication, learning and training, and safety and security, says a new report.

Jane Sleeth‘s insight:

17-20% of the Canadian Population with another percentage of aging population with disabilities & with money?? Yet the marketplace & employers are blind to these opportunities.  Canadian retailers, restaurants, employers and businesses have missed the boat regarding their misconceptions about the disabled ("they are in wheelchairs and are poor right?). Get educated about the  realities of Canadian Demographics and business opportunities at the OPC Seminar on the AODA at Herman Miller Toronto March 27th 2014. AODA@optimalperformance.ca

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