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Accessibility

Huron County Accessibility
Inclusion Resources
National Service Dogs

Advocacy


Family Alliance Ontario
Community Support for Families
Huron Perth Community Legal Clinic
The National Centre for Childcare Inclusion
Bullying Canada
Parent’s Advocacy in the School

Funding


Canada Revenue Agency - Disability Tax Credit
Easter Seals Ontario
Ontario March of Dimes
President’s Choice Children’s Charity
Jennifer Ashleigh Children’s Charity
Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services – Special Services at Home
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada – Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities
Pathways to Self-Sufficiency
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - Assistive Devices Program Forms
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada – Student Grant for Persons with Disabilities
Textbook Savings for Canadian Students with Disabilities
Huron-Perth Children’s Aid Society - Funds Participation in Organized Sport and Recreation for Low Income Families
Jumpstart – Funds Participation in Organized Sport and Recreation for Low Income Families
Huron County - subsidized childcare
Huron County – Dental Program for Families with Low Income<
Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy – Day Program and Vacation Funding Assistance
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care – Drug Benefit Program
The Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario - Scholarships and Bursaries Program
Ministry of Community and Social Services – Special Diet Allowance Program
War Amps of Canada
Reach for the Rainbow Summer Camp Funding

Government


Ontario Ministry of Child and Youth Services
Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
Ontario Ministry of Education
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Ministry of Child and Youth Services – Special Needs Topics
Best Start – Ontario’s Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
On Track Children's Development
Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services - Making Ontario Accessible

Organizations/Associations


Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada
Autism Ontario
Canadian Diabetes Association – South West Ontario
Canadian Mental Health Association Huron-Perth Branch
Canadian Virtual Hospice
Cangrands National Kinship Support for Caregiver Families Across Canada
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Community Network of Specialized Care
Deaf Blind Ontario Services
Epilepsy Ontario Huron-Perth-Bruce-Grey
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Ontario Federation For Cerebral Palsy
Ontario Brain Injury Association
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association
Down Syndrome Association of Ontario
Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders
Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada
Association for the Neurologically Disabled of Canada
The Alagille Syndrome Alliance
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – NINDS Apraxia Information Page
Ability Online Support Network
The Gold Learning & Research Centre – Opportunities for children and adults with Autism and other developmental disabilities
Family Alliance Ontario
Learning Disabilities Online
Regional Support Associates – Support for adults and children with Intellectual Disabilities and their families
Learning Disabilities Online
Special Need Child Canada
The Real People Campaign – Supports for individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families
The Talking Page – Apraxia
International PANDAS Foundation – Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Strep
Childhood Disability Link
My Child Without Limits

Programs and Services


Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)
Child and Parent Resource Institute – Children’s mental health resource centre
Thames Valley Children’s Centre - services for children with physical disabilities, communication disorders, developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders
Huron-Perth Centre - assists children with emotional, social and family problems
IRIS Optometry Guelph - Visual perception/binocular vision testing and treatment
Heartfelt Music & Productions - music lessons for children with special needs
dp Music Therapy
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Huron Perth Crisis Intervention Program
Rural Response for Healthy Children
Small Talk - Speech therapy
Community Support for Families – Support to families with children who have developmental or physical disabilities
Family Services Perth Huron
Foundations Initiative – Support for young people 18 to 24 years with developmental disabilities
Life Quality Services
Robarts School for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Respite


Huron Respite Network
Respite Services in all regions
Kids Country Club – Parents of Technologically Dependent Children of Ontario

Special Needs Resources


Bloom - Parenting Kids with Disabilities
Learning Language Together – Unlocking Speech, Language and Literacy
SNOW - Education, Access and You!
The Special Life – Information, tips and tools for /tools for those living or working with someone with a disability
Connectability.ca – website for people with developmental disabilities and their support networks
Exceptional Family - Magazine for parents of exceptional children
Kino Mobility - Accessible vehicle mobility products

Wish Foundations


Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada
Golden Griddle Children’s Charity
Make a Wish Southwestern Ontario Canada
Sunshine Foundation of Canada