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Transitions Timeline
Age 7
Various funding sources are available to families depending on the needs and diagnosis of your child.
Disability Tax Credit (DTC)
Determine your child's eligibility for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC).
Registered Disability Saving Plan (RDSP)
If eligible, open a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) for your youth.
Individual Education Plans (IEP)
Familiarize yourself with Individual Education Plans
Getting Connected
Network with other families and build your circle of support.
Social Network
Start to work on your child's social network as soon as possible
Associations and support groups
Consider joining an association or support group.
Charitable funding
Variety Club CKNW Orphan's Fund, Easter Seals
Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
Research the Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP). Start one if it is a good fit for your youth and family.
Reports/ Assessments
Makes copies of the most recent reports and assessments for your child's school.
Summer Check List
In the month of August, confirm that your requests for the beginning of the school year are in place.
FSI Event Calendar
FSI has regular online support groups, workshops, and information sessions with a wide variety of guest speakers for individuals and their families to explore.
Visit for more information.