Resources for Children

Pamphlets to help explain a diagnosis to a child
Explaining a TM diagnosis

Explaining an ADEM diagnosis

Videos
www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4tTs6xokcc


Books
http://www.amazon.ca/5K-Ballet-Spinal-Cord-Injury-ebook/dp/B00E24MU30

Websites for kids:
http://5kballet.com/


Funding/Future Planning Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
The Child Disability Benefit (CDB) is a tax-free benefit for families who care for a child under age 18 who is eligible for the disability amount. A child is eligible for the disability amount when a qualified practitioner certifies that the child has a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions, and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) approves the form
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/cdb/


President’s Choice Children’s Charity

Helping children with a physical or developmental disability by funding mobility equipment, environmental modifications, assist in the funding of wheelchair vans, therapy and more.
( http://www.presidentschoice.ca/en_CA/community/pccc.html)  

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

– funding paid to (eligible) families with a child with a disability (to cover costs such as respite, special foods, medical expenses).
1-800-646-3209  

Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities
-RMHC Canada provides the “Helping Hand grant”. Available to registered charities that supports children with serious illnesses or disabilities & helps their families lead healthier lives.
www.rmhc.ca


PLAN
A Canadian, family-run organization dedicated to helping you plan for your disabled child’s future.
www.plan.ca


Manitoba
Rehabilitation Centre for Children:
http://www.rccinc.ca/
Provides services to children with physical and developmental challenges


Quebec
https://readaptation.chusj.org/en/Home