SickKids Good 2 Go Transition Resources

Planning your future? Or helping to plan the future of a youth with special health care needs, chronic illness and/or complex care needs? CanChild Research Associate Khush Amaria and her team at the Good 2 Go Transition Program (SickKids) are pleased to share Good 2 Go’s latest resources on school, employment, physical disabilities, developmental services and financial planning for patients, families and health care providers.

Check out the “Planning Your Future” resource section!

http://www.sickkids.ca/Good2Go/For-Youth-and-Families/Transition-Tools/Planning-Your-Future/index.html

Key handouts on the SickKids Good 2 to Go Planning Your Future website cover:

Academic Supports for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

  • Alternative Pathways to Graduating High School
  • High School Diploma Requirements
  • Post-Secondary School: Applying
  • Post-Secondary School: Funding
  • Post-Secondary School: Accommodations
  • Post-Secondary School: Attendant Services

Employment Programs for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

  • Youth Job Programs: Year-round or Summer
  • ODSP Employment Supports
  • Volunteering

If you have a disability of some type you may be eligible for certain types of government services or funding. The handouts below describe programs for people with disabilities. You will need to learn about the eligibility criteria to determine if you can access these supports.

Finances and Financial Planning for Young People with Disabilities

  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP): Eligibility Criteria
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP): How to Apply
  • Disability Tax Credit
  • Registered Disability Savings Plan
  • Henson Trust

Supports for Adults with Physical Disabilities

  • Support Services for Adults with Physical Disabilities
  • Mobility Devices for Adults with Physical Disabilities
  • Wheelchair Accessible Transportation and Vehicles
  • Recreation Options for Adults with Physical Disabilities

Supports for Adults with Developmental Disabilities:

  • Developmental Services Ontario
  • Respite Care for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
  • Inclusive Education at Ontario Colleges

Check out all of these tip sheets on the SickKids Good To Go Planning Your Future website.

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