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Easter Seals by Mind Map: Easter Seals

1. promotes and creates awareness for disability and accessibility issues

2. offer scholarships to people with disabilities for post secondary education

3. Administers the Incontinence Supplies Grant provided by the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care

4. Have representatives on the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

5. Provide links to further community resources

6. Own and operate 2 summer camps, and provide (free) camp experiences for children and youth with disabilities

7. Provides financial assistance of up to $3000 per child per year to help pay for mobility equipment (e.g., wheelchair, ramp)

8. Easter Seals is a registered charitable organization that helps children and youth with physical disabilities from all ethnic and religious backgrounds.

9. Goal: To provide programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities across Ontario to help them achieve greater independence, accessibility and integration.

10. Services offered include:

11. Eligibility criteria:

12. children under the age of 19 years

13. Legal resident of Ontario

14. Has a long-term disability that restricts independent mobility and impacts activities of daily living

15. Must use a mobility device (e.g., walker, wheelchair) for mobility

16. Eligibility does not extend to children with a primary diagnosis of developmental disabilities such as Autism, or a correctable condition.