Support and resources for the Deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing.
NorQuest College to assist deaf newcomers with language instruction and integration

EDMONTON — It’s a first for Alberta and a game changer for deaf newcomers to Canada in the Edmonton region. On Monday, October 17, NorQuest College became the only post-secondary institution in the province to begin an American Sign Language (ASL) Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) class. “The goal is to help students…

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New Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adult Literacy Program at Bow Valley College

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Literacy Program is designed for Deaf adults who are returning to learning. These courses develop reading, writing, math, computer and other essential skills. These courses are for learners who are not yet at high school learning levels. The program may be attended on a full-time or part-time basis, and…

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Disability Tax Credit from Canada Revenue Agency

Disability Tax Credit The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities or their supporting persons reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. Being eligible for the DTC can also open the door to other government programs. For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/dtc or call…

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