Medical Links

As of 2017/09/28

Telehealth Ontario - Free Access to a Registered Nurse 24/7 for any medical question.
1-866-797-0000 TTY: 1-866-797-0007

Little People of America (LPA) Medical – Medical information on all types of dwarfism

Diastrophic Help

Osteogenisis Imperfecta Foundation

Turner Syndrome

Hydrocephalus Association

Dental Funding - Provincial Government - funding that may cover dental costs for facial dysplasia conditions

Health Supervision for Children with Achondroplasia – essential reading and also something your family doctor or paediatrician should have a copy of

Kids Health Dwarfism – general overview of dwarfism

National Human Genome Research Institutefor information on Achondroplasia

Human Growth Foundation – mission is to help children, and adults with disorders of growth and growth hormone through research, education, support, and advocacy.

MedicineNet article on Achondroplasia by Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Mental Health and Addiction Information and Support

HelpLine - Live Answer 24/7 - ConnexOntario Health Services Information
http://www.connexontario.ca/
Mental Helath Helpline Drug & Alcohol Helpline Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline

Canadian Mental Health Association, ONTARIO (CAMH - ON) - works to improve services and support for people with mental illnesses and their families, and to promote mental health for all Ontarians.
http://www.ontario.cmha.ca/

Tax Information

Tax credits and deductions for persons with disabilities
Tax credits and deductions are available for persons with disabilities, their supporting family members, and their caregivers.

Medical Devices and Supplies Exempt from GST
Some medical devices are exempt from GST including adaptive equipment for vehicles.

https://littlepeopleofontario.com/#text_TNWpgW

Medical Expense Tax Credit
Medical expenses may be claimed. This includes costs incurred in converting a vehicle to make it accessible.

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