The Government of Canada announced a one-time $600 payment in recognition of the extraordinary expenses faced by persons with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additional expenses incurred by persons with disabilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic may include:
paying higher costs for personal protective equipment
hiring personal support workers and accessing other disability supports
paying for increased costs for medical supplies and medication
higher internet costs associated with physical distancing, and
increased use of taxis and home delivery
Ontario Provides More Supports for Families of Children on the Autism Spectrum
Foundational family services are tailored to children’s needs and stages of development
August 4, 2020 2:30 P.M.
Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
TORONTO — Ontario is providing families in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) with services to support their child's ongoing learning and development. Foundational family services such as family and peer mentoring, caregiver workshops and coaching will be tailored to the unique regional and cultural needs in different communities.