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  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201400114115
    Description:

    This article provides information on the labour market participation of Canadians aged 25 to 64, who have a physical or mental disability. These could include problems with vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, as well as developmental, mental or psychological problems. The factors associated with increased labour market participation of people with disabilities are examined, as well as the characteristics of their jobs.

    Release date: 2014-12-03

  • Stats in brief: 89-654-X2014003
    Description:

    The Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is a national survey of Canadians aged 15 and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a long-term condition or health-related problem.

    This document contains survey results on the number of persons with learning disabilities, prevalence of disability, Learning disability by age, co-occurring disabilities, educational attainment and experiences as well as employment, Mental health disability in the work place, job modifications, hours worked, not in the labour force, job search barriers and income, for Canada.

    Release date: 2014-12-03

  • Stats in brief: 89-628-X2009014
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The following fact sheet is a profile of Canadians 15 years of age and older, who reported having a learning limitation. The respondents' answers to the limitation questions represent their perception of the situation and are therefore subjective. This fact sheet examines education, employment, help received, aids and assistive devices, and Internet usage. While the information provided in this fact sheet pertains to adults, a brief overview of children with learning limitations is also provided.

    Release date: 2009-02-26

  • Table: 89-637-X2009002
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A series of supporting data tables accompanies the First Nations analytical article from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS). These supporting data tables provide data at the provincial/regional level for off-reserve First Nations children aged 6 to 14 for major themes covered in the analytical article: school achievement; parental satisfaction toward school practices; getting along with teachers; learning disability; frequency of reading books; and frequency of playing sports.

    Release date: 2009-02-19

  • Articles and reports: 89-637-X2009001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article highlights initial findings from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey regarding the school experiences of First Nations children aged 6 to 14 who are living off reserve. The goal of this report is to provide a descriptive portrait of the early school experiences among First Nations children, as well as to gain an understanding of some of the contextual factors likely to be associated with their school achievement. To meet this end a number of factors are explored, including school experiences, socio-demographic characteristics, activity limitations and medical conditions, and out-of-school activities.

    Release date: 2009-01-16

  • Stats in brief: 89-637-X2009003
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This is one of three fact sheets in the series using information from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) and 2006 Census. This fact sheet provides information on the school experiences among First Nations children aged 6 to 14 who are living off reserve, as well as some of the contextual factors which were found to be associated with their school achievement, as perceived and reported by parents who responded on behalf of their child in the Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) in 2006.

    Release date: 2009-01-16

  • Articles and reports: 89-628-X2008009
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS), This paper examines how caring for a child with a disability influences the family unit, and more specifically, the parents who care for them. This paper explores issues such as household income, health and stress, employment and finances, marital relationships, and childcare arrangements. Further, this paper explores the availability of financial and care giving supports as well as issues relating to housing and transportation.

    Release date: 2008-09-25

  • Articles and reports: 89-628-X2008005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) is Canada's national survey that gathers information about adults and children whose daily activities are limited by a physical, mental, or other health-related condition or problem. This report presents an overview of the use and need for assistive technology for people with disabilities as well as sources of payment and reasons for not having this technology.

    Release date: 2008-06-03

  • Articles and reports: 89-628-X2008004
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A Profile of Education for Children with Disabilities is an article concerning the educational experiences of children aged 5 to 14 that were identified as having one or more disabilities on the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) and who attended school at the time of the 2006 Census. These experiences were measured using the responses of parents or guardians to the PALS, a post-censal survey conducted shortly after the 2001 and 2006 Census. Issues examined include the prevalence of specialized education, difficulties obtaining specialized education, met and unmet educational needs, and resulting outcomes.

    Release date: 2008-05-27

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060019197
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper uses Canadian data from the 2002 and 2003 National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth to examine the levels of altruism or prosocial behaviour, anxiety or emotional disorder, and physical aggression or conduct disorder for children aged 8 to 11 with and without learning disabilities, controlling for characteristics of the child, the family and parenting style. Children were identified as having learning disabilities if they were diagnosed as having this long-term condition by a health professional.

    Release date: 2006-06-28
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  • Table: 89-637-X2009002
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A series of supporting data tables accompanies the First Nations analytical article from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS). These supporting data tables provide data at the provincial/regional level for off-reserve First Nations children aged 6 to 14 for major themes covered in the analytical article: school achievement; parental satisfaction toward school practices; getting along with teachers; learning disability; frequency of reading books; and frequency of playing sports.

    Release date: 2009-02-19

  • Table: 89-587-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    The 2001 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) is a post-censal survey of adults and children whose everyday activities are limited because of a condition or health problem. A sample of those persons who answered 'Yes' to the 2001 Census disability filter questions were included in the PALS survey population. Approximately 35, 000 adults (aged 15 and over) and 8,000 children (aged 0 to 14) living in private or collective households in the 10 provinces were selected to participate in the survey. Persons living in institutions, on Indian reserves, and in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut were excluded from the survey. The data were collected after the 2001 Census, in the fall of 2001.

    These tables contain data on the educational attainment, labour force activity and income of adults with and without disabilities.

    Release date: 2003-09-11

  • Table: 89-579-X
    Description:

    The 2001 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) is a post-censal survey of adults and children whose everyday activities are limited because of a condition or health problem. A sample of those persons who answered 'Yes' to the 2001 Census disability filter questions were included in the PALS survey population. Approximately 35,000 adults and 8,000 children living in private and some collective households in the 10 provinces were selected to participate in the survey. The data were collected after the 2001 Census, in the fall of 2001.

    These tables contain data on the number of adults and children with disabilities, disability rates, as well as the type and severity of disability, by age and sex, for Canada and the provinces.

    Release date: 2002-12-03

  • Public use microdata: 89M0013X
    Description:

    This public use microdata file provides unaggregated data on the Aboriginal adult population - those who identify with their Aboriginal origin(s) and those who do not. For persons who identify, it contains almost 700 variables from the 1991 survey, such as, the group with which they identify, language proficiency, disability, chronic health conditions, schooling, work experience and the 1991 Census variables such as, income levels, marital status, fertility. The same census variables are provided for the population who does not identify.

    Release date: 1995-06-30
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  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201400114115
    Description:

    This article provides information on the labour market participation of Canadians aged 25 to 64, who have a physical or mental disability. These could include problems with vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, as well as developmental, mental or psychological problems. The factors associated with increased labour market participation of people with disabilities are examined, as well as the characteristics of their jobs.

    Release date: 2014-12-03

  • Stats in brief: 89-654-X2014003
    Description:

    The Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is a national survey of Canadians aged 15 and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a long-term condition or health-related problem.

    This document contains survey results on the number of persons with learning disabilities, prevalence of disability, Learning disability by age, co-occurring disabilities, educational attainment and experiences as well as employment, Mental health disability in the work place, job modifications, hours worked, not in the labour force, job search barriers and income, for Canada.

    Release date: 2014-12-03

  • Stats in brief: 89-628-X2009014
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The following fact sheet is a profile of Canadians 15 years of age and older, who reported having a learning limitation. The respondents' answers to the limitation questions represent their perception of the situation and are therefore subjective. This fact sheet examines education, employment, help received, aids and assistive devices, and Internet usage. While the information provided in this fact sheet pertains to adults, a brief overview of children with learning limitations is also provided.

    Release date: 2009-02-26

  • Articles and reports: 89-637-X2009001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article highlights initial findings from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey regarding the school experiences of First Nations children aged 6 to 14 who are living off reserve. The goal of this report is to provide a descriptive portrait of the early school experiences among First Nations children, as well as to gain an understanding of some of the contextual factors likely to be associated with their school achievement. To meet this end a number of factors are explored, including school experiences, socio-demographic characteristics, activity limitations and medical conditions, and out-of-school activities.

    Release date: 2009-01-16

  • Stats in brief: 89-637-X2009003
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This is one of three fact sheets in the series using information from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) and 2006 Census. This fact sheet provides information on the school experiences among First Nations children aged 6 to 14 who are living off reserve, as well as some of the contextual factors which were found to be associated with their school achievement, as perceived and reported by parents who responded on behalf of their child in the Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) in 2006.

    Release date: 2009-01-16

  • Articles and reports: 89-628-X2008009
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS), This paper examines how caring for a child with a disability influences the family unit, and more specifically, the parents who care for them. This paper explores issues such as household income, health and stress, employment and finances, marital relationships, and childcare arrangements. Further, this paper explores the availability of financial and care giving supports as well as issues relating to housing and transportation.

    Release date: 2008-09-25

  • Articles and reports: 89-628-X2008005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) is Canada's national survey that gathers information about adults and children whose daily activities are limited by a physical, mental, or other health-related condition or problem. This report presents an overview of the use and need for assistive technology for people with disabilities as well as sources of payment and reasons for not having this technology.

    Release date: 2008-06-03

  • Articles and reports: 89-628-X2008004
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A Profile of Education for Children with Disabilities is an article concerning the educational experiences of children aged 5 to 14 that were identified as having one or more disabilities on the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) and who attended school at the time of the 2006 Census. These experiences were measured using the responses of parents or guardians to the PALS, a post-censal survey conducted shortly after the 2001 and 2006 Census. Issues examined include the prevalence of specialized education, difficulties obtaining specialized education, met and unmet educational needs, and resulting outcomes.

    Release date: 2008-05-27

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060019197
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper uses Canadian data from the 2002 and 2003 National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth to examine the levels of altruism or prosocial behaviour, anxiety or emotional disorder, and physical aggression or conduct disorder for children aged 8 to 11 with and without learning disabilities, controlling for characteristics of the child, the family and parenting style. Children were identified as having learning disabilities if they were diagnosed as having this long-term condition by a health professional.

    Release date: 2006-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200610213158
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Employment equity and human rights legislation ensures access to the labour market for those with disabilities. Accommodating them in their job and in the workplace is an important part of the issue. A look at the types and severity of disabilities experienced by those aged 15 to 64 in the labour force, and a comparison of some of their characteristics with the non-disabled population.

    Release date: 2006-03-20
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