Pet Ownership and Children with LDs and ADHD

This special post has been contributed by Jenny Wise When I was a kid, my mom used to send me outside for hours at a time. I built forts and collected nature’s treasures and got more mosquito bites, scrapes, and bruises than I could count. I am happy to say that,...

Article: Getting a Great Career in Healthcare

Getting a Great Career In Healthcare  Both Albert Einstein and Leonardo Di Vinci had learning disabilities. In fact, it has been estimated that between 14% of Canadians have some degree of learning disability. It certainly doesn’t mean that you should be held back in...

8 Great Tips for Advocating for Your Child

Top 8 Ways to Advocate for a Child with Special Needs Parents of a child with special needs must learn to effectively navigate the maze of special education laws and go to bat for their kids. In a nutshell, this means they must learn to be advocates. Learn All You Can...

Tax Tips 2017 for People With Disabilities and Their Families

Linked below is a Tax Tips 2017 guide is designed to assist people with disabilities and their families in preparing their 2017 Income Tax Returns. This guide was compiled by Graeme Treeby of The “Special Needs” Planning Group. It is intended for free and unencumbered...

Have Compassion for Your Kids…and Yourself

Have Compassion for Your Kids…and Yourself We all make mistakes in life. We all do things we wish we hadn’t. We blame ourselves, feel ashamed and get down on ourselves. When it’s someone else who messes up, it’s the same cycle over again: blame, shame and...