Ontario Collection

AIDE Canada
AIDE and partners have created many toolkits, webinars and infographics covering a wide range of topics from education, to housing and beyond specifically for this territory, and have curated a list for ease of use, with links and descriptions.

Provincial Pages

Introducing Ontario

AIDE Canada would like to present one in a series of resource packages, this one focusing on the Ontario.

AIDE and partners have created many toolkits, webinars and infographics covering a wide range of topics from education, to housing and beyond specifically for this territory, and have curated a list for ease of use, with links and descriptions.


See links below: 


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Scroll to the Ontario section of this toolkit to learn about the education supports and services available in Ontario for students in elementary school and high school.




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This page offers a comprehensive look at the autism-related funding, services and support provided by each provincial and territorial government in Canada. Scroll to the Ontario section to find the programs available to you.

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This toolkit inventories the autism-related funding, services and support provided by the provincial and territorial governments for individuals older than 18 in Ontario.

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This toolkit provides an overview of financial assistance available to eligible post-secondary students through their respective provincial, territorial and/or federal government. All 13 Provinces and territories in Canada are discussed. This resource was developed in partnership with the Pacific Autism Family Network. Click to find out about Ontario Grant and National funding options.

University campus picture


This clickable infographic can help you find the government college and university funding programs in your area.



This clickable infographic outlines post-secondary education supports that are available in every province and territory in Canada. You can also click to link to federal post-secondary education supports


Government Supports

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This clickable infographic lists the disability supports available for persons 18 years or older in Ontario


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A list of resources about all the funding options available to families in Toronto, Ontario, and federally. Information for each option is clearly described with eligibility criteria and contact information provided


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Funding through the Passport program and Special Services at Home (SSAH) program is available to people with disabilities and their families from the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS). This infographic describes the features and requirements of this Ontario funding program.


Answers to many common questions about the Registered Disability Savings Plan. Learn who is eligible, how to contribute and how the savings can be used.

Health and Wellbeing

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Adults with developmental disabilities may have complex care needs. This study examined their health outcomes.




This Toolkit review summarizes social skills-building resources. It presents an overview of interventional approaches available in Ontario.

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This article summarizes a study that examined a researchers-created resource describing the health and healthcare of people with developmental disabilities in Ontario, Canada. Details on the health of this population are explored.

Your Rights

Adults living in Canada are used to making decisions about their own lives, whether it be where to live, what to eat, what to wear, or how to spend their money. Canadians understand free decision-making to be one of our basic rights. People with disabilities are no exception. Look at the table at the end of this toolkit to learn more about rules applicable in Ontario

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This toolkit is designed to help individuals with intellectual disability, and their family members, understand how consent and capacity laws in Canada work. Using case studies, the toolkits works through a series of questions that can help you determine whether you or a family member would be considered capable of making a specific decision. This resource was developed in partnership with Pooran Law and Autism Ontario

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Estate planning involves the management of your affairs in the case of your death or incapacity. The development of an estate plan may include preparing a Will and Powers of Attorney, making choices about how you own property, making gifts or loans during your lifetime, and implementing tax planning strategies

Brendon Pooran will present an overview of the estate planning components to consider when planning for a family member with a disability. The webinar will cover various aspects of your estate plan including wills, trusts, taxes, social assistance, legal decision-making and Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs).


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This toolkit outlines one mother's quest for resources and activities for her son with autism at no or little cost. She outlines her strategy, and many helpful ideas are offered for finding enjoyable and educational resources

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