Accessible Links

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Accessibility Services Canada

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

Advocacy Resource Centre for the Handicapped (ARCH) (A Legal Resource for People with Disabilities)

American Sign Language (ASL)

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Arthritis Society 

Assistive Device Program (ADP)

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Canada Pension Plan-Disability (CPP-D)

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Canadian Abilities Foundation (CAF)

Canadian Disability Resources (CDF)

Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA)

Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT)

Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Charity Village 

​​Citizens with Disabilities-Ontario (CWD-O)

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)

Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC)

Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)

Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD)

Direct Funding  (DF)

Disability Tax Credit

​​Disabled Persons International (DPI)

DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN)

Employment Insurance Benefits (EIB)

Employment Standards Act (ESA)

Etho-Racial People with Disabilities Coalition Ontario (ERDCO)

Government of Canada (GoC)

Government of Ontario (GoO)

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)

Independent Living (IL)

Independent Living Canada (IL Canada)

Independent Living Centre (ILC)

Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC – same as ILC)

Independent Living Service Providers (ILSP)

Information and Referral

Internet Navigation for Individuals with Low Vision or Blindness

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario

Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)

Long-Term Centre (LTC)

Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTD)

Mandatory Employment Related Costs (MERC’s)

March of Dimes Canada (MOD)

Ministry of Community and Social Services
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC)

Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS)

Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MD)

National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)

Office of Disability Issues (in Social Development Canada) (ODI)

Old Age Security (OAS)

Ontario Association for Amputee Care (OAAC)

Ontario Association of the Deaf (OAD)

Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)

Ontario Brain Institute (OBI)

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy (OFCP)

Ontario Hospital Association (OHA)

Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)

Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)

Ontario March of Dimes (OMOD)

Ontario Network of Independent Living Centres (ONILC)

Ontario Works (OW)

Osteoarthritis (OA)

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)

Paraplegia / Quadriplegia / Tetraplegia

Parenting with a Disability Network (PDN)

Parkinson Canada (PC)

Parkinson Canada Support Group – South Muskoka

Parkinson Canada – Central and Northern Ontario

Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)

Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Provincial Liaison Committee for Persons with Physical Disabilities (PLCPPD)

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network

Self-Manager (SM)

Self-Manager’s Report (SMR)

Self-Manager’s Report Review (SMRR)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s)

Special Needs Project 

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCIO)

Social Development Canada (SDC)

Social Development Partnership Program (from the Office of  Disability Issues) (SDPP)

Social Development Partnership Program-Disability (SDDP-D)

Support Service Living Unit (SSLU)

Supportive Housing Unit (SHU)

Teletypewriter/Telephone Device for the Deaf (TTY/TDD)

The International Organization on Arts and Disability (VSA) (formally Very Special Arts)

Travelling with Disabilities

Universal Design (UD)

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

United Way North East Ontario (UWNEO)

United Way Simcoe Muskoka (UWSM)

Victorian Order of Nurses (VON)

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)