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A Primer on Special Needs and the Law is dedicated to providing timely and practical advice to individuals with disabilities and their families in Nova Scotia on numerous issues, including guardianship, human rights, special education and future planning for persons with disabilities.

Recent Posts

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  • Hoping for Good News [Round Two]

    I’m hoping (and praying) for some good news today. Some night recall the Federal government’s “thwarted” attempt in June to provide a one-time non-reportable payment to individuals with disabilites… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »

  • Lessons Learned: The DTC Appeal Process [Part III]

    As noted in my last post, applying (or re-applying) for the DTC involves having the relevant medical practitioner provide the required information on the T2201 form. Depending on the extent of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »

  • Lessons Learned; Appealing a Denial of the Disability Tax Credit [Part II]

    In the last post, we looked at some of the many issues surrounding the eligibility requirements for the Disability Tax Credit (“DTC”) and I promised to discuss the DTC appeal process, including some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »

  • Lessons Learned: A Review of the Disability Tax Credit; Part I

    There’s much going on and so much wrong in the world today, that it’s hard to even know where or how to start. In all honesty, right at the moment, I’m finding it hard to move off the couch after my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »

  • Estate Documents: When is it Too Late?

    I want to share a very sad situation I was recently involved in so that hopefully it won’t happen to any other family. I was approached by a gentleman seeking estate documents [Wills, Powers of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »