Specialized Housing Infographic
Housing is important as our home is where we live much of our life. Housing options need to offer community, safety and enjoyment. This infographic introduces styles of supported housing for autistic individuals and/or individuals with intellectual disability. Five housing ‘styles’ are introduced, each with estimated rankings of cost, extent of support offered, and availability.
A Guide To Understanding Finances for Adults Who Have Siblings with Disabilities
If you’re involved in the care or well-being of your sibling with a disability—or anticipate that you will be in the future—you’re in the right place. This guide is for adults looking to build their awareness and understanding of financial matters related to the long-term financial security of their siblings with disabilities.
Tips for Taxes
This dramatized video tells a true life story of an autistic man who could not get help from Revenue Canada. Thankfully Autism Calgary was able to help him get the forms filled out successfully and the problem was solved. The video also covers two tax credits available to people with disabilities and how to get those credits. 5 minutes in length with dramas and interviews.
All about Finances
This video begins with a dramatized true life story of "Elaine" who receives a phone call from someone claiming to be the RCMP. She gives the caller her personal information and a day later her bank account had been emptied! This video shows how to avoid scam calls plus gives good advice on saving money and building up your credit rating. 11 minutes in length with drama and interviews.
Financial Abuse Infographic
Financial abuse is the illegal or unauthorized use of someone else's money or property. Some types of financial abuse are very clear, for example; theft or fraud. Other times financial abuse can be harder to put a name to and can include pressuring, forcing or tricking the victim into doing things they do not want to do.
Toronto Funding & Financial Supports Guide for families who have children with disabilities
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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