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Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Communities in Ontario


Ontario Government Extends Deadline for Public Input Into AODA Customer Service Standard

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.

Tax Tips for the 2013 Taxation Year

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. 

Bonnie and Mara introduced at 2012 AGM

At the recent SB&H Annual Meeting, Teaching Awareness Through Puppetry (TAP) introduced Bonnie and Mara, two new puppets with spina Bifida, along with a new script.

Don’t shut disabled kids out of society

“Loneliness is the most terrible poverty.” – Mother Teresa

A new study, written by Anne Snowdon, a nurse and professor at the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor in Ontario, shows that 53 per cent of disabled kids have no friends.

Information Day For Students with Disabilities Who Want to Study Rehab Research

An action–packed event which spotlights extraordinary research in an unique and dynamic way.

CIHR Team GO4KIDDS: Great Outcomes for Kids Impacted by Severe Developmental Disabilities

This project is a university based research study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through the Bright Futures for Children with Disabilities initiative.

Let Your Voice Be Heard re: School Health Support Services

Online survey open until March 27, 2011: Let Your Voice Be Heard re: School Health Support Services.

Let Dalton McGuinty & Your Local MPP Know That "Every Kindergarten Kid Matters"

OACRS (Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services) recently launched a creative advocacy campaign entitled "every kindergarten kid matters" to capture the attention of Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and local MPPs.

Access Ontario launches YouTube Channel

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 .

Do you want to Get Fit and Increase your Energy? Do you want to be more Confident in your Balance?

Join TIME - the exercise program organized by Toronto Rehab and City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation

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