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Mental Illness in Canada: On-Going Discrimination and Stigma

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February 9, 2017 by dccinc

Part 1: The On-going Stigma of Mental Illness Disability Credit Canada’s mission is to help disabled Canadians qualify for Long term Disability Benefits, Disability Tax Credit & CPP Disability Benefits and then maximize their tax refunds & credits. We’ve worked with thousands of Canadians suffering from mental disabilities and we understand how impactful your condition […]

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Cut and Loss: When Disability Strikes

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November 30, 2016 by dccinc

Amputation does not judge based on age, health or the circumstances of one’s birth. It could happen to anyone with incredible swiftness and devastation. From thighs to knuckle bones, amputation is disabling and all-encompassing, inflicting physical trauma, psychological stress and social discrimination. Although critical illnesses such as diabetes, cancer and arterial diseases are common culprits, […]

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Living ASD With Help From the Disability Tax Credit

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December 9, 2015 by dccinc

  About half of the people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are diagnosed before they reach 5 years old. Some 20% are diagnosed before they reach the age of 2. Of the remaining 50% most are diagnosed before they reach the age of 10. So it’s rare for an adult to receive a diagnosis of […]

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The Heritability of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Twins

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March 5, 2015 by dccinc

Investigation into factors that affect the onset and development of autism spectrum disorder are ongoing. The sheer number of autistic traits that suffers demonstrate, however, makes this process very difficult and to date there have been a great number of both genetic and environmental factors that have been linked to this illness. However, until recently, […]

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