Parent Resources

On this page is list of resources that parents and guardians may find helpful:

Alberta Children's Services - The Provincial site for information regarding all children

ACH - Alberta Children's Hospital

Alberta Seniors and Community Supports, including AISH, AADL, PDD, Office of Public Guardian (OPG) - this is the government site that has the most important information regarding financial help, guardianship, medical supports

American Sign Language Browser - short video clips showing ASL signs

Braceworks

Calgary PDD

Children's Link - Children's Link provides information and supports links to families; communities; agencies and professionals in Western Canada for children and young adults with special needs. A great resource for anyone with a special needs child.

Chrysalis - offering day programs for adults with special needs. "The programs and services offered in our day programs focus on linking clients to recreational, volunteer and employment opportunities in the community that match their interest and ability"

FSCD - Family Support for Children with Disabilities - a division of Alberta Children's Services dedicated to children with special needs

Hospice Calgary - Hospice Calgary is one organization with two centres of care: Sage Centre for counselling and education and Rosedale Hospice for 24-hour end-of-life care. Locations and information about the organization can be found here

Revenue Canada - Disability Tax Credit Forms

The Road Ahead - The Road Ahead Society of Calgary was established in December 2000 in response to the needs of families with disabled children and adults. The aim is to support families in three broad areas: 1. The first is the establishment of a secure future in very practical ways, such as finances (trusts, estates and will planning etc.) and housing and home ownership. 2. To promotion and development of enduring circles of support, the facilitation of meaningful relationships – people who look out for the interests of the person in the way a family might. 3. To develop long term partnerships with foundations and companies in the Calgary area to build a sustainable future for our members.


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