This guidebook is meant to address the more common questions and sections of the Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) program.
An Advocacy Handbook for Parents of Children with Intellectual Disabilities features information on respite, early childhood intervention, education, medical care and many other systems. Now in its third edition, this valuable resource offers a wealth of information on how you can work with the systems that you will encounter as a parent.
A resource booklet for parents and professionals – created in partnership with the Ministry of Social Services, Family Service Saskatoon and FASD Support Network of Saskatchewan
Road Map to the Future puts complex situations and terms into easy–to-grasp language, providing background information for those who must plan for individuals with a disability. Now in its second edition, this guide includes what to consider when preparing a will, how to choose executors and trustees, how to make the most of RDSPs and the SAID income pro-gram, and information about guardianship and co-decision making.
Access 2 Program is a collaborative partnership between Easter Seals™ and over 500 movie theatres, cultural attractions, entertainment venues, and recreation facilities across Canada. Designed for people of all ages who have a permanent disability and require the assistance of a support person, the goal of the Access 2 Program is to improve social inclusion and provide access to entertainment, cultural and recreation opportunities and experiences without any added financial burden.
When an Access 2 cardholder presents their valid Access 2 Card at any participating venue partner, their support person receives free admission; the cardholder pays regular admission.
NEADS developed a guide in which to build awareness of disability issues within Canadian post secondary institutions and to share best practices in accessibility and accommodation practices and procedures.
The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a long-term savings plan to help Canadians with disabilities and their families save for the future. If you have an RDSP, you may also be eligible for grants and bonds to help with your long-term savings.
The Parking Program for People with Disabilities issues parking permits for designated parking spots to individuals with specific mobility challenges.
These parking areas may provide extra space for lifts and wheelchairs or other mobility devices and can reduce the distance you have to travel.
IThe Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) is an income support program for people with significant and enduring disabilities.
The Saskatchewan Home Repair Program - Adaptation for Independence provides financial assistance to low-income homeowners or rental property owners to make a home more accessible for a person with a housing related disability.
Home care helps people that need acute, palliative, and supportive care to stay independent at home. It also helps reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and the length of hospital stays.
You or your guardian may be eligible to receive funding based on assessed need – called individualized funding – to arrange and manage your own supportive services for home care.
The Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS) is meant to: