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Apply for Financial Help and Support for People Experiencing Cognitive Disabilities

Important information about a possible Canada Post service disruption.

The Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS) is meant to:

  • Improve the availability of assessment and diagnosis services;
  • Provide services to address the unmet needs of people with cognitive disabilities and their families;
  • Provide training opportunities to enhance the knowledge and skill of people who provide services to individuals with cognitive disabilities;
  • Enhance Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) prevention and intervention initiatives throughout the province.
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1. Benefits

Eligible applicants may access the services of:

  • Cognitive Disability Consultants – people who are available to support families with the development of appropriate behavioural support plans; and
  • Flexible Pool of Funding – funds that may be available to address identified unmet needs.
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2. Eligibility

Eligible individuals must have a Cognitive Disability and an unmet need that is related to the Cognitive Disability, can be address by an evidence-based intervention and cannot be supported by another system that is responsible for that need.

The Cognitive Disability results in limitations and impairments that are present from an early age (expect in the case of an Acquired Brain Injury) are persistent and long-term.

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3. How to apply

There are three ways to apply for Cognitive Disability Strategy Support:

  1. An individual or family member can fill out the application form.
  2. An individual or family member can ask someone they are currently working with to help them complete the application form (e.g. their case worker).
  3. If an individual or family member cannot complete the application form themselves, and they do not have a case worker, the Cognitive Disability Consultant can provide assistance.
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5. Further Information

See all information relating to the Cognitive Disability Strategy on the Central Publications site indicated below.

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