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July 1, 2020 marked 6 years in my disability practice and I’ve loved every moment. Although taking July and August off, I will be returning to practice in September and will be available over the summer to book appointments. I look forward to hearing from you.

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I’m hoping (and praying) for some good news today.

Some night recall the Federal government’s “thwarted” attempt in June to provide a one-time non-reportable payment to individuals with disabilites…

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As noted in my last post, applying (or re-applying) for the DTC involves having the relevant medical
practitioner provide the required information on the T2201 form. Depending on the extent of…

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In the last post, we looked at some of the many issues surrounding the eligibility requirements for the Disability Tax Credit (“DTC”) and I promised to discuss the DTC appeal process, including some…

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There’s much going on and so much wrong in the world today, that it’s hard to even know where or how to start. In all honesty, right at the moment, I’m finding it hard to move off the couch after my…

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I want to share a very sad situation I was recently involved in so that hopefully it won’t happen to any other family.

I was approached by a gentleman seeking estate documents [Wills, Powers of…

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This is a follow-up (or, perhaps more accurately, a follow-on) from my most recent blawg post regarding students with behavioral challenges, in which which I noted that the parent had…

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We’ve discussed the issue of human rights in education a fair bit, but what of those students whose behavioral challenges really do create an “unacceptable safety risk” to themselves or…

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Merry Christmas and almost Happy New Year and all that good stuff …

My “early” New Year’s Resolution (not that I generally make any so you all should all feel “special”, if you know what I mean)…

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No apologies this time for the length of time I’ve went without posting – I simply don’t have the time for apologies. And, yes, I do realize how sad that sounds …

However, realizing there’s…

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It has definitely proven a lot more difficult to keep up with blogging since I’ve returned to practice as a disability lawyer, but do not fear; A Primer on Special Needs and the Law is not going…

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