Low uptake is a concern not only because people are missing out on the credit itself but also because eligibility to the DTC – which is not automatic – is a gateway to other important and more valuable benefits such as the Child Disability Benefit and Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP). Why is take up … Continue reading Why is Uptake of the Disability Tax Credit Low in Canada?
Experiences of Learning Disabilities (LD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) exist in complex environments, and supporting individuals impacted by these conditions requires an intentional, integrated, and collaborative response that spans organizational and sectoral boundaries. The Calgary Region LD and ADHD Network was established to foster collaborative action toward more effective and coordinated cross-organizational/sectoral responses … Continue reading The Calgary Region LD and ADHD Network
In this webinar, parents learned about the symptoms of ADHD and how these symptoms create stress in daily life. Brief information was provided about the causes and treatments for ADHD. There was also time for parents to ask questions. Download slides from 'What is ADHD?' webinar. (PDF) Watch the webinar now.
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CADDRA’s Information for Children page provides answers to frequently asked questions such as: How do I tell my friends about ADHD?, and How did I get ADHD? Do I have to take pills? What about school? Visit the CADDRA website.
This website provides parents, teachers, children, and teens with information about health, behaviour and development. Information on a variety of topics related to ADHD is provided. Resources can be played in audio and are also available in Spanish. Here are some topics for children and teens to check out: What is hyperactivity? - When someone says a … Continue reading KidsHealth.org
By: Fizzbrain LLC Cost: $2.99 This app helps children practice their writing skills while learning the sounds of the English language, including vowels, blends, and digraphs. This app integrates visual, kinesthetic, and simulated tactile modalities to enhance learning and fun. Pros: Provides explicit lessons on vowel sounds, blends, and digraphs. Makes writing fun by allowing … Continue reading Touch and Write Phonics App
By: Innovative Mobile Apps Cost: Free Little Writer - The Tracing App for Kids (Lite). This app allows young children to develop their writing skills by practicing tracing letters, numbers, shapes, and words. Colorful graphics and fun sounds keep children engaged in the activity. Pros: Very straight forward and simple to use. Option to upload … Continue reading Little Writer App
By: Lunit AB Cost: $0.99 This app is used to visually display time between 1 and 300 minutes. It is intended for children and adults who have a hard time understanding the abstract concept of time. This app can be set when children do their homework to teach them that 10 minutes is not so … Continue reading TimeTrack App
By: Neuron Industries Inc. Cost: Free This simple app allows users to set a count-down timer with options to alert at 5, 15, and 60 minutes remaining. An excellent app to use for timing breaks, job tasks, parking meters, and other daily tasks. Pros: Simple and easy to use. App does not need to be … Continue reading MIN TO GO