February 28 – At a Special Meeting of the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario (SBHAO), held Sunday, February 26, 2017, members voted to approve the proposed transition of SBHAO to Hydrocephalus Canada.
Board Chair Claudio Cinapri, chaired the meeting, which was called to advise members about the proposal and to explain why the Board was recommending the change in geographic reach and organizational focus.
After much prodding by the The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Committee, the Ontario Government has extended the deadline for public input on the AODA Customer Service Standard to May 22, 2014 from April 16.
This guide was compiled by Graeme Treeby of The “Special Needs” Planning Group. It is not to be taken as Accounting or Tax advice but rather, as a resource to provide a starting point for your journey through the maze that is Income Tax Preparation and Planning for people with a disability and their families.
HSDC has Job Placements, Internship and Volunteer Opportunities. The benefits of volunteer participation with HSDC.
In 2011 we want to showcase Ontario’s accessibility success stories to a modern audience. So we’re very pleased to tell you about our new YouTube accessibility channel – www.youtube.com/accessontario .
A recent report in the Journal of Biological Chemistry notes if all women who could become pregnant consumed recommend amounts of folic acid before and during pregnancy, the risks of neural tube defects such as spina bifida could be decreased by 70%.
Motherisk invites women aged 18-45 to participate in a folic acid study.
SB&H has a great new website! Move around it. Try everything out!