SaskAbilities - has just secured some equipment funding (thanks to Scotiabank) for students with barriers to academic success related to disability, who are going into Grade 11 and 12 in the next school year. Up to $2,500 of equipment funding is available per student! Laptops, tablets, communication devices – you indicate the individual need, and we can do the rest! Please find the links for the information package and printable/fillable application form .
March of Dimes Canada - Funding is available this Fall to help individuals with disabilities with low income to obtain technology like smart phones, tablets, computers, and other adaptive pieces such as communication apps.
The WCB and SSOT have signed an agreement that outlines the relationship and responsibilities of Occupational Therapists working with WCB clients, SSOT and WCB. If you provide occupational therapy services to WCB clients, it is your responsibility to review this attached Agreement, Standards of Practice and Fee Schedule. Agreement with Fee Schedule.
The following are the fees agreed upon by SGI and the Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists (SSOT). The fees are to be used to bill for services provided to SGI clients by occupational therapists (OTs).
SGI recently revised the Transportation category of the ‘Using Grid A’ document. This document provides a guide to rating functional dependence for SGI’s grid A, which is used to determine a person’s living assistance benefits. Occupational Therapists are commonly asked by SGI to assess a person’s living assistance needs and provide information relevant to the activities of daily living included in this grid. Please find the revised ‘Using Grid A’ document. The only change to this document is for the category Transportation. Please reference this document for all future assessments.
Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) / Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)