ConnectABILITY

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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A person with a developmental disability under the age of 65 years, may be eligible for assistance through government programs to help cover the cost of specialized footwear, walking aids and other safety devices. For example, in Ontario apply for …
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Many Seniors Agencies provide a variety of support services to assist in community access and in-home assistance. A person with a developmental disability may require additional supports. Often funding assistance for these additional supports is available through a government program. …
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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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