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Announcing the 2022 Winner of the DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities

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August 31, 2022 by dccinc

Disability Credit Canada knows that education is a critical step in opening up the doors of opportunity. Yet, for the millions of Canadians living with a disability, pursuing a post-secondary education can come with increased challenges. We recognize just how difficult the education system can be, and so we want to provide Canadian students with […]

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Announcing the 2021 Winner of DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities

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August 27, 2021 by dccinc

Disability Credit Canada, knows that education is a critical step in opening the doors of opportunity. Yet for the millions of Canadians living with a disability, pursuing a post-secondary education can come with increased challenges. We recognize just how difficult the education system can be, and so we want to provide Canadian Students with disabilities […]

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Disability Tax Credit Recipients Now Able To Collect A One-Time Payment of $600.

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June 8, 2020 by dccinc

The Canadian Government announced last week that it would be issuing a tax-free, one-time payment of $600.00 to Canadians who are currently receiving the Disability Tax Credit, to help offset the financial challenges they face due to the global Covid-19 Pandemic. On Friday, June 5th, Prime minister, Justin Trudeau stated: “To make it through this […]

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Dyslexia Awareness Month 2019: Events Throughout Canada

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October 7, 2019 by dccinc

Dyslexia is a learning disability defined by difficulty in understanding written text and how it translates to sounds and meanings. This is primarily affects the parts of the brain that process language. It’s estimated that between 7 to 17 percent of people in the world have some form of dyslexia/reading disability and research has suggested […]

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Disability Employment Awareness Month: Advocacy and Technology for an Inclusive Workplace

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September 27, 2019 by dccinc

What is DEAM?   October is Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) for a number of Canadian provinces. This yearly month-long campaign is meant to celebrate the contributions of people with disabilities in the Canadian workplace as well as to advocate for further inclusivity in their hiring and training. This campaign was adapted from the National […]

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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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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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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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