A support person accompanying a person with a disability is not required to pay a fare when travelling on the TTC. Customers with disabilities who travel with a support person on the TTC must apply for a TTC Support Person Assistance Card to be eligible for this fare exemption. A support person is someone who assists the card holder with communication, mobility, personal care/medical needs or with access to goods, services or facilities. Click here to learn more.
A program for people of all ages and types of disabilities who require the assistance of a support person from going to the movies or 100’s of attractions across Canada. The participating venue provides one free admission for the cardholder’s support person. Click here to learn more.
Spotlight on Transformation is the ministry’s newsletter for people interested in services and supports for people with a developmental disability.
- information about what is happening in Ontario’s developmental services system
- updates on our progress in improving services and supports, and
- inspiring stories of inclusion in communities throughout Ontario
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DSO provides you with information about community services and resources and assists you in connecting with MCSS-funded developmental services and supports. Click to access more information: English – DSO | French – SOPDI
DSTO Information Fair Invitation – Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at The Warehouse Event Venue at Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Road, Unit 2, Toronto, Ontario M3K 2B6. View invitation (pdf).
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If you have a disability and need help with your living expenses, you may be eligible for the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
- financial assistance to help you and your family with essential living expenses
- benefits, for you and your family, including prescription drugs and vision care
- help finding and keeping a job, and advancing your career
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The Disability Travel Card is for people of all types of permanent disabilities who require the assistance of a support person when travelling with VIA Rail Canada, Greyhound Canada, Coach Canada, and Motor Coach Canada.
When a cardholder presents the Disability Travel Card when purchasing a ticket for travel with one of our participating partners, one support person can accompany them at a reduced fare. The Disability Travel Card holder pays regular ticket price.
If you have any questions about the Disability Travel Card, please contact Easter Seals Canada at: E-Mail: Phone: 1-877-376-6362 (Toll-Free) or 416-932-8382