Post-Secondary Education Disability Funding by Province/Territory
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.
Estate Planning Infosheet Ontario
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
The Aging Caregiver's Guide to Resources - Toolkit - Autism Calgary
This informative resource includes chapters discussing important things aging caregivers can consider to prepare for the future regarding legal decisions, housing, support services, and employment options. Information is broken into supports for caregivers and supports for adult children.
Understanding Passport SSHA Funding in Ontario
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.
Consent, Capacity and Legal Decision-Making in Ontario
Generally speaking, Canadian laws presume that people living with disability are capable of making their own decisions, just like everyone else. However, there are laws that limit legal decision-making for some people and in some situations. 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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