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Dealing with the Stresses of Raising Your Child with ASD

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October 3, 2019 by dccinc

For any family dealing with a child or family members living with a disability, stress is an inevitable occurrence in their lives. This fact is even more apparent for families with members diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Studies have shown that parents taking care of children with ASD experience higher levels of stress than parents […]

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Announcing the 2019 winner of DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities

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August 27, 2019 by dccinc

Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment and we are proud to be offering the 2019 “DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities” to Katarina Vuorensivu from Surrey, British Columbia. Disability Credit Canada received a remarkable number of applications from students […]

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How Can Autistic Individuals Bring Value To The Workforce

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May 24, 2019 by dccinc

  Understanding the autism spectrum disorder challenges in the workplace For people living with autism spectrum disorder, getting a job comes with specific challenges. In Katherine Shadwick’s case, going through a job interview is more daunting than most. According to Katherine, a geological engineering graduate, who is on the autism spectrum, having trouble connecting with […]

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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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10 Mobile Apps to Help on the Autism Spectrum

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September 6, 2017 by dccinc

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 and physical disabilities and we understand how impactful your condition can be on you and your […]

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People diagnosed with autism are dealing with high unemployment rates.

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September 26, 2016 by dccinc

People suffering from autism are finding it more and more difficult to find jobs after finishing their education. Despite applying to hundreds of job adverts, it it not only difficult to get calls but also difficult to pass the interview process. Sometimes, just sharing the fact that one is diagnosed with autism can reduce the […]

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Back to School-More Worries For Parents With Autistic Children

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September 6, 2016 by dccinc

It’s back to school time and many household are dealing with the nerve jangling ritual that comes along. However, there are many parents in Ontario with autistic children that have a different set of worries than a typical family does (Read more about Ontario disability tax credit). A recent change in Ontario’s autism services for […]

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The hidden side of Autism that people are unaware of:

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August 25, 2016 by dccinc

People who don’t have or care for a child with autism, have a completely different picture of an autistic child than ones who actually care for one. These people are mostly exposed to autistic children through feel good media stories. Stories such as an autistic child who gets to be a manager of a high […]

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Another Autism Funding Cut: Less Help for Autistic Children

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April 21, 2016 by dccinc

I am dismayed (yet not surprised) to hear about yet another autism funding cut for children diagnosed with Autism and are over five years of age. Patrick Maloney of the London Free Press said that the cut will result in a “lost generation.” Changes to Intensive Behavioural Intervention Therapy has parents across Ontario outraged as […]

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Disability Tax Credit a Relief for People With ADHD and Autism

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November 30, 2015 by dccinc

Autism and  ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) have long been considered separate conditions because the former primarily affects the way children develop socially while the latter primarily affects the way children develop mentally. Recent studies, however, have cast a cloud of doubt over the thesis that the conditions are unrelated because they seem to show […]

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Availability of Disability Tax Credits for Autistic Children

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January 21, 2015 by dccinc

The uniqueness of each person with autism means that living with autistic children is a different experience for everyone. Times can often be stressful as you learn the best way to live with your beautiful child – which is why money should be the least of your worries. Thankfully, there are government programs and disability […]

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