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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) – A Real Canadian Problem

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May 21, 2019 by dccinc

  What is Fetal Alcoholic Spectrum Disorder? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is associated with bewildering number of symptoms. FASD is an umbrella term describing the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. These effects may include physical, mental, behavioral, and/or learning disabilities with possible lifelong implications. […]

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Bill C-81 – An Act To Ensure An Accessible Canada For All

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May 15, 2019 by dccinc

  What is Bill C-81 – The Accessible Canada Act about? On June 20, 2018, the Accessible Canada Act was read in the House Of Commons. At this time, the Accessible Canada Act is called Bill C-81. Before becoming a law, Bill C -81 has to go through several stages in Parliament. When it becomes […]

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Disability Tax Credit Advocate Families With Autistic Children

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February 19, 2019 by dccinc

The Ontario government’s new autism policies have serious impact on families with children with autism and the regression that can probably happen in these children lives is heartbreaking. Disability Credit Canada advocates for disable Canadians to help them get approved for disability tax credit for autism. We are committed to help families and this news […]

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Ontario Government reviving Autism program to clear autism therapy waitlist

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February 14, 2019 by dccinc

The Ontario government has launched new plans for autism therapy in order to clear long waiting list for 23,000 families but Autism Advocates and families with children with autism says government’s new plan is problematic. “ Ontario is overhauling its autism program in an attempt to clear a waiting list of 23,000 children, but families and advocates say […]

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Disability Credit Canada Celebrates 4 years serving disabled Canadians

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November 21, 2018 by dccinc

We are proud to announce that we are celebrating 4 years serving disabled Canadians and it has been a wonderful journey so far. The team behind the success For success to touch the peak there is always a team that is dedicated to meet the needs of the people who have expectations from us. We […]

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Initiative Towards Changing Laws related to Multiple Sclerosis

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November 8, 2018 by dccinc

Canada has one of the highest rates of Multiple Sclerosis which is a disease that attacks the central nervous system and the symptoms of the disease causes weakness that includes impaired speech, extreme fatigue and vision problems. The disease is classified as an episodic disability because the symptoms appear and disappear. Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP […]

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October Declared as Disability Employment Awareness Month

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October 12, 2018 by dccinc

Employment is the right of every individual in the society. More jobs leads to more employment opportunities but is the society putting forward a helping hand towards disabled people who are looking for jobs and not getting employed? Government of Saskatchewan and Alberta has taken an initiative and designated October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. […]

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Canada has its 1st disability-inclusive karate charity

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October 3, 2018 by dccinc

Today Inclusion is something that needs to be adapted by the society as everyone has an equal right to receive all the facilities. A Saskatchewan karate teacher has taken an initiative and has introduced a charity for disabled Canadians focusing on inclusion. Brendan Breen is the first Canadian representative for the IKF. He started his […]

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Dialing a Hotline Number is not the way to prevent suicide

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September 10, 2018 by dccinc

Disability Credit Canada helps many Canadians with Mental Disorders such as anxiety, depression and PTSD so, today September 10, 2018 is Suicide Prevention Day and we at Disability Credit Canada want to throw light on the ways to identify symptoms of mental illness and the various ways of prevention. After every high-profile suicide we see […]

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FULLY ACCESSIBLE PARK FOR DISABLED CANADIANS IN BRAMPTON

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July 10, 2018 by dccinc

We at Disability Credit Canada always look for opportunities to help and assist Disabled Canadians. We are happy to announce that Brampton has opened its first fully accessible park and splash pad for Disabled Canadians. Brampton, one of the cities in Ontario recently announced to the public about the fully accessible park which is open […]

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The Toronto’s ReelAbilities Film Festival

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May 30, 2018 by dccinc

We at Disability Credit Canada always look for opportunities to help and advocate Disabled Canadians. We are pleased to announce that the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNjcc) is organizing the third annual ReelAbilities Film Festival: Toronto (RAFFTO), Canada’s largest film festival dedicated to showcasing Deaf and Disabled societies. This Festival will showcase 25 films […]

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Barriers in Ontario’s Education System For Disable Students

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May 24, 2018 by dccinc

Everyone in Ontario has the right to good education and opportunities that help them be successful in their lives. But for people with mental or physical disabilities, Ontario’s education system has become a barrier for them. 45% of students with disabilities are often excluded from their classrooms for disability reasons. They are not included in […]

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