As the parent of a child with special needs, it’s possible you’re paying more taxes than you should be. Many parents are missing the most beneficial tax breaks simply because they—or their tax preparers—are not aware of the credits and deductions that are available. This tax tips article for 2018 taxation year is a compilation of tax information that relates specifically to people with disabilities and their families. It is a guide to enlighten people regarding the options that may be available to them, and references the Disability Tax Credit, Caregiver Tax Credit and the methods of re-filing returns for missed tax credits for the past 10 years.
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Submitted by Graeme Treeby of the Special Needs Planning Group. For a referral to an accountant who may be able to assist you with your tax returns, contact Graeme Treeby by phone at 905-640-8285, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his website.
Markham Public Library - Elementary School Learning & Academic Success (Part 1) - Online
This 2 part workshop will:
Look at what essential skills are needed for academic learning and independence at school.
We will explore strategies aiming to improve literacy/academic learning, advanced language proficiency, social-emotional development, and teamwork competence.
Learning Disabilities Association of York - Reading Rocks - Online
Reading Rocks is an intervention approach that uses motivational tactics to engage children in the reading process. These tactics are designed to actively engage children in their own learning. The motivation tactics are engaged through the use of instructional workstations that tutors design and tailor to each child’s needs.
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