Estate Planning for a Loved One With a Disability (Legal)
We are pleased to welcome PooranLaw’s Managing Partner Brendon Pooran, to share insights on preparing wills, establishing Henson Trusts, creating Powers of Attorney, developing tax planning strategies and the overall impact on social benefits.
Voices of Autism (VOA) Collection
Welcome to VOA collection, showcasing a diverse and insightful array of videos created by the Voices of Autism. Explore a wide range of topics, including advocacy, employment, education, daily living, and more. Join us in promoting awareness, understanding, and empowerment within the autism community through these engaging and informative videos.
Cybercrime, Safety and Well-Being on the Internet for Autistic Individuals
This 60 minute webinar will teach caregivers and support persons how to help an autistic person be safe while online, set up boundaries, and become familiar with the types of online risks. We’ll explore tools that support internet safety and well-being and look at using visual supports, creating structure for breaks, and personalizing tools in order for the support to be effective.
Creating an Inclusive Workplace Together
Establishing a successful inclusive workplace should not be one sided and doesn’t just take the efforts of one person or team. In this webinar, The Sinneave Family Foundation will share a unified approach to creating inclusive workplaces that looks at actions and responsibilities of both the employee and employer. Attendees can expect to walk away with tangible tips and strategies they can action in real time. This framework for collaboration will enhance inclusive employment experiences by highlighting the considerations and needs of a neurodiverse workforce and inclusive employers.
What is a National Autism Strategy?
In support of the National Autism Conference, this infographic and video and infographic explain “What is a National Autism Strategy?" and "How you can help". The accessible language series was created to help individuals with intellectual disability participate more meaningfully in the development of the National Autism Strategy.
What is Economic Inclusion?
In support of the National Autism Conference, this infographic and video and infographic explain “What is Economic Inclusion?" and "Why is it important?". The accessible language series was created to help individuals with intellectual disability participate more meaningfully in the development of the National Autism Strategy.
Nunavut - We Have an Autism Diagnosis, Now What?
This booklet is helpful for families and individuals who have recently received a diagnosis and want to know what services and/or resources are available to them in Nunavut. It was produced through collaboration between Autism Yukon and the Nunavummi Disabilities Makinnasuaqtiit Society.
Ensuring Safety: A Parent’s Perspective
Written by a parent for parents, this toolkit offers considerations in seeking safety for one's child with autism. Areas in which an autistic individual may grapple with issues of safety are addressed, along with ideas for moving forward well and developing a safety plan.
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.
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