Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Mandatory Special Necessities (MSN) benefit can help eligible recipients with the cost of diabetic supplies, such as syringes, alcohol swabs and blood glucose monitors; and surgical supplies, surgical dressings and incontinence supplies.
Eligibility for ODSP depends on medical and financial circumstances. The applicant must meet the programs definition of a person with a disability, or be a member of a prescribed class. The applicant must also be in financial need and have assets no greater than the program limits.
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Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD)
If you are a parent or guardian who is caring for a child with a severe disability you may be able to get financial support through the Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) Program. This program provides financial support for low-income and moderate-income families to cover some of the extra costs of caring for a child who has a severe disability.
Eligibility and funding amount depends on the family’s size and income, severity of the disability, and the extraordinary costs associated with care for your child’s disability.
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Easter Seals Ontario
The Easter Seals Society Ontario provides an incontinence supply program for families of children with severe disabilities where the disability results in chronic incontinence.
Under the Easter Seals program, children (aged 3-5) are eligible for $400 and children (aged 6-17) are eligible for $900 in incontinence supplies, in two semi-annual instalments.
Applicants should contact Easter Seals at 1-888-377-5437.
Dependent children are eligible through the MSN Surgical Supplies and Dressings category for the amount above that which is provided by the Easter Seals program.