This guide aims to facilitate access to information about the programs offered to people with disabilities, their families and their caregivers. Among other things, it presents programs related to income support, home support, housing, employment, technical aids, childcare, education, transportation, recreation, sports, culture and community life. It also describes Québec’s
Ce guide présente les mesures fiscales provinciales et fédérales à l’intention des personnes handicapées, de leur famille et de leurs proches. Il est mis à jour chaque année dans le cadre de l’exercice de la déclaration de revenus des particuliers. La première partie du guide présente les mesures fiscales provinciales
This guide published by the CRA is for persons with disabilities and their supporting persons. It gives information on:
■ the criteria for the disability tax credit and how to apply
■ related tax credits you can claim on the income tax and benefit return
■ other disability-related information
This guide published by the CRA is for persons with medical expenses and their supporting family members. The guide gives information on eligible medical expenses you can claim on your tax return.
This guide uses plain language to explain the most common tax situations. The guide is for information only
Muscular Dystrophy Canada has collaborated with clinicians and allied health professionals from across Canada to produce a publication focused on respiratory care for people affected by neuromuscular disorders. With an emphasis on prevention and being informed, the document provides user-friendly descriptions and essential information for patients and families.
SWALLOW SAFELY is a book that presents in clear, non-technical language with illustrations how swallowing works normally, how things can go wrong, what symptoms to watch out for, and how to get help. It is your guide to knowing when something is wrong and what to do about it.
This resource provides information on how to deal with feelings of grief and loss following an ALS diagnosis and as the disease progresses. Grieving is a stressful process that may affect you in ways you didn’t anticipate. Gain the tools to learn how to better cope.
Coping with grief
Eliot H. Dunsky, MD, is a retired physician who since his diagnosis in 2009 has been living with ALS, the complex, progressively debilitating disorder commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Determined to maintain the best quality of life possible—for as long as possible—he extensively researched the condition and its management.Appropriate
ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, cannot be cured but it can be treated. A great deal can be done to treat the symptoms of ALS, to improve an individual’s quality of life, and to help families, caregivers, and loved ones to cope with the disease. This extensively revised