ConnectABILITY

What is a Trust? A trust is a legal arrangement where someone sets up an account to help someone else, called the beneficiary. The account is in the name of another person or persons. These persons, the trustees, must use …
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Understanding and appreciating differences Imagine a flower with lots of petals: each petal represents a part of you that makes you special, or a part that is important to you that makes you who you are as a person. Some …
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Appreciating our common humanity Despite the differences, one important thing we all have in common is that we are human. We might also have lots of other things or qualities in common with each other such as liking the same …
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When you receive a cheque, you need to cash it. The best way to do this is through your own bank account. If you do not yet have a bank account, see the article titled “How to open a bank …
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Overview: Ontario introduced a new photo card that will provide government-issued identification to more than 1.5 million Ontarians who do not drive. The Ontario photo card makes it easier for non-drivers to perform everyday activities such as cashing a cheque …
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Choosing a Bank The first thing to consider when opening a bank account is which bank you will choose. Think about what is important for you. It is important to consider how you get your money and your daily schedule …
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How Do I Use My Passport Dollars Passport funding can be used to access community participation and activities of daily living. It can be used for caregivers to take a break from their caregiving responsibilities. Moreover it can be used …
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Time and time again, people with a developmental disability and their families have stated that there is a need to be able to connect with each other on a regular basis. In a survey ConnectABILITY.ca conducted in 2011, 77% of …
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