A Sampling of Online Resources
SeatGuru enables you to search for specific airlines and view the seat maps for your convenience. It includes seat advice, user comments and even photos of the spaces. The site also provides comfort ratings and every seating plan map has a seat key that is colour coordinated with the rating system.
If you are facing challenges to employment, Business Abilities provides solutions that are home-based, such as a course on business planning and self-employment, tips from Bruce Lacroix and other training opportunities offered by the Canadian Society for Social Development, in cooperation with Selkirk College.
The Ontario Job Opportunity Information Network (JOIN) specializes in working with employers to recruit people with disabilities. Their mission is to build an inclusive workforce and promote employment opportunities. They have a network of 70 job developers and 22 agencies. The site includes a job board, an employment support program and various other resources.
Created by a speech-language pathologist, this website was created to share professional information with parents, teachers and professionals. It includes resources for therapy ideas, a list of available speech apps, worksheets for children and a directory to various websites, articles and resources helpful in the field of speech-language pathology.
Videos About Disability
Based on the true story of aviation pioneer and film producer Howard Hughes, the academy award-winning film portrays the business and personal life of Hughes. Unfortunately, Hughes’ quest for perfection becomes a struggle with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. The Aviator’s depiction of both his grand and dark sides gives a unique look into inspiring life of this mastermind. Watch the trailer at miramax.com.
|THE KING’S SPEECH
Directed by Tom Hooper, this historical drama portrays the struggles of George VI, “Bertie”, as he attempts to cope with how stuttering affects his role as a member of the royal family. Through a series of strange physical exercises and friendship with Lionel, Bertie’s confidence grows. He makes his first speech as king in September 1939, declaring war on Nazi Germany. A powerful and thought-provoking film!