Providing guidance and support for those with disabilities/diverse abilities is critical.
ASTTBC believes it is essential to support those with diverse abilities because everyone wants and has something to contribute to our society. Thank you for the vital service you do, supporting those who struggle to find direction and have a voice in our society.
ASTTBC is committed to increasing the number of people with diverse abilities in our sector. Please support us in our commitment by using the Framework Matrix below to help your clients explore careers in the applied science and engineering sector.
Rick Hansen Foundation
The Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) RHF provides supports to employers including: the Accessibility Certification Program designed to certify workplaces accessible for people of all abilities. This includes people who have mobility challenges, are blind or have low vision, or are Deaf or hard of hearing.
Back in Motion Rehab Inc.
Back in Motion (BIM) is a full-service rehabilitation and employment solutions company based in BC. Dedicated to quality and high professional standards, we believe that participation in the workforce and community leads to healthy lives, strong families, and decreased reliance on other means of financial support. BIM provides supports to employers including: Canada/BC Jobs Grants for training, access to PWD clients through our 8 WorkBC Centres across the Lower Mainland etc.
BC Centre for Ability
BC Centre for Ability provides community-based services that enhance the quality of life for children, youth and adults with disabilities and their families in ways that facilitate and build competencies and foster inclusion in all aspects of life. The Centre provides support services to employers including: wage subsidies etc.