. Disabilities - Manitoba Parent Zone


Caring for a child with disabilities can place additional demands on parents, but there are many supports and services available to help you.

Services and Programs for children and their families

A Young Child's Assessment and Diagnosis - As a parent watching your child grow, questions may come up about whether your child's development is typical of children the same age. You may wonder about signs that indicate a developmental delay or disability.

For Parents of a Child with a Disability - This fact sheet provides information to parents on practical things they can do to support their children with disabilities.

Children's disABILITY Services - Family Supports for Children with Disabilities

Services and Programs for Children - Click this link for information on specialized services and programs for children with disabilities.

Human Rights and Reasonable Accommodations - The Human Rights Code is Manitoba's provincial human rights law. It protects individuals and groups in Manitoba from discrimination and is administered by the Manitoba Human Rights Commission.

Regional Health Authorities in Manitoba

Manitoba Possible - Children's Services at Manitoba Possible provide support and education services for children with disabilities from the time they are born to the time they are 21 years old.

Rehabilitation Centre for Children (RCC) - RCC provides a wide variety of programs, services and supports for children with special needs.

St. Amant - St. Amant provides a wide variety of programs, services and supports for children and adults with developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury or autism.

Financial Matters - This fact sheet provides basic information on tax benefits and credits and other forms of financial assistance that may be available for Manitobans with disabilities.

Working Together – A Handbook for Parents of Children with Special Needs in School.


Hands-on Strategies for Helping Children who have ADHD: Video

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Non-prescription interventions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology - This fact sheet provides information on specialized equipment and devices that support people with disabilities to perform daily activities and enjoy greater independence.



Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

FASD (Manitoba Families)

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities

Transition to Adulthood

Transition to Adulthood