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.
Housing - An Alberta Self Advocate Virtual Resource Guide
This resource guide, written by autistic self-advocate Christopher Whelan, is designed to assist people on the autism spectrum in making decisions about when and whether to move out of their family home. It reviews housing options, renter's rights and responsibilities, tips on independant living and more. This resource was developed in partnership with Autism Calgary.
Estate Planning for People with Disabilities & Their Families
Brendon Pooran of Pooran Law presents an overview of the estate planning components to consider when planning for a family member with a disability. The video covers various aspects of your estate plan including wills, trusts, taxes, social assistance, legal decision-making and Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs).
Beyond High School: Self Identity and Managing Life
This Toolkit offers information that may be particularly useful for teens who are nearing the end of high school and moving toward adulthood. It includes information, practical tips and exercises under the following titles: “What You Need to Know: Facts about Teens Like Me”, “The Future: Education, Job Training, Employment and Housing”, “Independence & Organization: What’s the Deal with Executive Functioning?”, “Steps I Can Take in High School”, “Life After High School”, and “Money”. The Toolkit was written by Laura Beaune. Ms. Beaune is a social worker who has worked extensively with youth.
Navigating the Department of Social Development & Housing - Prince Edward Island
This Toolkit will provide individuals and their families information about the Department of Social Development & Housing (DSDH) in Prince Edward Island. The Toolkit will breakdown the different programs DSDH provides, how to contact DSDH for supports and what programs and funding is available.
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