The Summit Centre for Preschool Children with Autism requires all families to pay a modest user fee. User fees are based on the family's income and ability to pay. These fees will be reviewed with you before your child enters the program. Current fees range from $20.00 to $700.00 per month.
Many of your enrolled children receive funding through the Thames Valley Children's Centre Autism Intervention Program, the provincial government IBI program.
Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
The Child Disability Benefit is a non-taxable supplement to the Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) and Children's Special Allowances (CSA). The CDB will provide up to $133.33 per month ($1,600 per year) to low and modest income families to help them with the costs of raising children under 18 who have a severe and prolonged mental or physical impairment.
Form T2201: Disability Tax Credit Certificate Form
(1.117.1 - Individualized Therapy Plan)
Form RC66: Canadian Child Benefits Application
Care in an Institution and Care and Training in a School
Some parents have deducted their Summit Centre User Fees under the Medical Expense and Disability Tax Credits and Attendance Care Expense Deduction
Section 29 and 30 of Care in an Institution & Care and Training in a School outlines that "...persons suffering from a behavior problem arising out of a mental or physical impairment or suffering from a learning disability who attend a school that specializes in the care and training of persons who have the same type of problem or disability qualify under Paragraph 118.2(2)(e)."
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