HAFI - Home Adaptatons for Independence
Seek advice from people with experience!
The best type of IEP goals are SMART or:
A Action words are used
Check out Yoyomama for updated what to do in Vancouver for families suggestions: http://www.yoyomama.ca/
BACI Summer Teen Program
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a tax tips webpage
Wondering if getting organized is worth your time? Here are a few fun statistics to help you decide:
(Updated June 2012) For 2012, the Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel is celebrating both
the carousel's and the interurban tram's 100th year.To celebrate, the
Ambleside Farmers' Market
Bellevue St &13th St
West Vancouver, British Columbia, V7T 2H2
(updated June 2012)
How do you request an investigation into the abuse of an adult who is supported by a CLBC contract?
Need to find a few good sites to help you find the appropriate applications to use with your child with special needs?
What can I claim as a medical expense?
You can claim the total eligible medical expenses you or your spouse or common-law partner paid for:
Canada Education Savings Programs (CESP)
DISABILITY TAX CREDIT
I have always found TurboTax (previously known at QuickTax) easy to use and if you are a student or have a simple tax return, you can use the on-line version for free:
Get help filing your tax return:
The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) was introduced by the
government of Canada to help families and people with disabilities save
for their long-term financial security.
Starfall is a free public service site designed to motivate children to read with phonics. The site is kept up-to-date and there are a huge variety of free activities for children to use on t
Volunteer in Your Pajamas! Become a Part of Our Virtual Focus Group!
During a Convulsion
A person falls, their body becomes rigid, muscles jerk, and breathing may become shallow.
What should you do?
How to identify and Avoid BPA (Bisphenol A)
Create Memories, not anxieties!
Check out these Canadian links on shopping for Back-to-School:
Globe & Mail, A lesson in back-to-school budgeting
Skills for Academic Success,
adapted from "Homework Tips for Parents" by the Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities.
MouseSavers.com Great deals on all things Disney!
If you are a resident of British Columbia and have a permanent disability, reduced fares are available (this applies to passenger fares only).
Provincial Gasoline Tax Rebate for Persons with Disabilities
Attachment Parenting Canada
This website provides parents with evidence-based information regarding how to best deal with their children
Cuts to Medical Coverage and Minimum Shelter Allowance
FromBC Coaltion for People with Disabilities
Community Dental Services* for Children and Teens
Clinics Providing Dental Treatment with Reduced Fees – updated Oct 1, 2008
Community Dental Services* for Adults
Clinics Providing Dental Treatment with Reduced Fees—Oct 1, 2008
Mid Main Community Health Centre 3998 Main St., Vancouver
If you have an adult or child with a developmental disability living at home, you may qualify for financial support for renovations to your home.
The Collis-Curve Toothbrush is available in Canada from:
IBT Promotions Inc.
199 Somerglen Road, SW
Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3V4
You will also be eligible for some dental supplements, or supplies
*Updated December 2012*
If you need help with advocacy it makes sense to contact one of the many organizations that work to support people with disabilities and their families.
Friend of the Whistler Adaptive Ski
If your child receives the At Home Program, they can transition directly to PWD benefits with only a short form to fill out. This is much preferable to the regular application process - however - s
UNTAPE is a site where people with disabilities and their families come to share practical tips for cutting through red tape and get the help they need.