Disability Tax Credit Up-date

Over the past several months CADDAC has been receiving increased calls from families and individuals with ADHD upset that they have been denied the Disability Tax Credit (DTC). It seems to have become more difficult, if not impossible, for those with neurodevelopmental disabilities to be approved for this government benefit. While we encourage those who…

The Ontario Public School Board Association (OPSBA) Votes to Recognize Students with ADHD

On June 1st at their AGM, the Ontario Public School Board Association voted on a resolution that was put forward by The Waterloo Region District School Board, through the efforts of Trustee Natalie Waddell. There were 29 boards present that could vote (by way of a single voting delegate) with a total value of 110…

Ontario Excludes Some Students From Additional Special Education Funding

The Toronto Star was sent this letter by CADDAC in response to the Liberal party’s promise for increased funding for special education resources. Additional funding for special education is welcome and needed, but Ontario parents of students with ADHD are questioning how this additional funding will benefit their children. If change does not occur, this…