LIFE Toronto serves young people who have a physical disability and are making the transition into adulthood. The program provides participants with a learning environment to expand their social and professional skills while practicing the daily responsibilities of adulthood. LIFE Toronto’s goal is to bridge the gap between child and adult services by providing participants with new skills and resources. LIFE Toronto is a combination of Life Skills Workshops, Transit Training, weekly Social & Recreational Outings, and Conductive Education.
Rock for Dimes is a corporate battle of the bands held to benefit March of Dimes Canada's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. Amateur musicians compete in this friendly fundraiser for the title of their city's best corporate band and showcase their talents in front of a roster of Canadian music industry professionals.
Since its inception, Rock for Dimes has raised over $1,200,000 to support our Conductive Education®, Stroke Recovery Canada® and Campers Helping Campers Outdoor Recreation programs, and has become March of Dimes' flagship national fundraiser held in communities coast to coast. Come out and support Rock for Dimes! Join the fun for a great cause. It’s an exciting way to rock out for charity in your community.
Stroke Recovery Canada® is a national service offering support, education and community programs for stroke survivors, their caregivers and families. Stroke Recovery Canada will connect you with a network of support that can help you reclaim your independence, your sense of community and your ability to thrive. For more information please visit: http://marchofdimes.ca/strokerecoverycanada/
Conductive Education® is a community rehabilitation program offered through March of Dimes Canada whose mission is to maximize the independence, personal empowerment, and community participation of people with disabilities.
Designed specifically for people with neurological motor disorders, Conductive Education offers an alternative group setting approach to rehabilitation for people living with: Cerebral Palsy Spina Bifida Multiple Sclerosis Stroke Parkinson’s Acquired Brain Injury Thousands of Canadians are diagnosed with these conditions each year. Conductive Education and March of Dimes Canada are here to offer help and support to these individuals and their families.
For more information please visit: www.marchofdimes.ca/ce
Living with a disability, or caring for someone with a disability, can often have added expenses. But there are ways, and various government programs, that can help you maximize your livelihood.
Welcome to the first series of March of Dimes Canada Minutes. Giving you information and answers on range of topics, from caregiver tax credits and medical expense deductions, to qualifying for the Ontario Disability Support Program and opening a Canada's Registered Disability Support Plan, these March of Dimes Canada Minutes were made to help give you quick and easy answers to complicated questions around disability and government programs