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…

Important follow-up on “Prescribing of ADHD stimulants has soared in B.C., agency warns”

This past weekend an important opinion piece, written by several prominent BC ADHD experts was published in “The Province”, a daily newspaper published in BC. The piece entitled, “Opinion: ADHD is a real brain disorder requiring treatment, despite what some say” opens with a request that BC medical colleagues demand that the Therapeutics Initiative, which…

Letter to Premier Wynn and Ontario Ministers of Health and Education

March 29, 2018 Dear Premier Wynne, We at CADDAC were very interested when we heard your announcements regarding additional funding for special education and mental health. Childhood ADHD While this additional funding is welcome and certainly needed, the Ontario parents of students with ADHD are questioning how this additional funding will benefit their children. The…

Promise of Increased Mental Health Funding in Ontario

Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Toronto Star were sent this letter by CADDAC recently in response to the Liberal party’s promise for increased mental health funding, in particular for children and youth. Hon Kathleen Wynne Leader, Liberal Party of Canada Dear Premier Wynne, Additional funding in Ontario for mental health is certainly needed and very…