CAPDA 2019 Annual General Meeting
8:00 AM, January 18, 2019
Friday January 18 2019
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Albany Club
91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3
PRESENTATION #1 - Capacity Assessments - Dr. Alina Kaminska
PRESENTATION #2 - Financial,Estate and Tax Planning For People With Disabilities- Fitz-James Graham
8:30 - 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 Dr. Alina Kaminska - Capacity Assessments
10:30 - 11:00 Refreshment break and networking
11:00 - 12:00 Fitz-James Graham – Financial,Estate and Tax Planning For People With Disabilities
12:00- 1:30 Luncheon and Annual General Meeting
Members: NO COST
Non-Members: $80 plus HST
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Dr. Alina Kaminska
Dr. Alina Kaminska, Ed. D., C. Psych., is a duly qualified registered psychologist in Ontario (license # 2927) in the areas that include clinical neuropsychology, clinical psychology and rehabilitation psychology, providing neuropsychological, psychological and psychoeducational assessments, treatment and consultation services to the child, adolescent and adult populations. She is a graduate of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
Professionally, under temporary registration and as a registered psychologist, she worked at the Centre for Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, where she also acted as Department Head of Adult and Paediatric Programs. Dr. Kaminska subsequently worked for The Ministry of the Solicitor General and Correctional Services, Millbrook Correctional Centre, and the Credit Valley Hospital. Within her independent practice, Dr. Kaminska provided consulting services to the Designated Assessment Centres (DACs) at West Park Health Care Centre, Bloorview MacMillan Children's Centre, North Toronto Assessment Centre, and the Omega Medical Associates. She has been a consultant to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.
Since 1997, Dr. Kaminska has been a capacity assessor in the province of Ontario, designated under the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992, Regulation 460/05. She has developed specialty in providing capacity assessments for property and personal care to individuals with traumatic brain injuries, and has developed interest in rendering opinions on other aspects of capacity, including capacity to instruct counsel, capacity to give evidence, and capacity to commence a legal proceeding.
Fitz-James Graham is a financial consultant at F.J. Graham Financial and specializes in financial planning for people with serious illnesses or long-term disabilities.
He has extensive knowledge of the tax rules, benefits, pensions,and grants as they apply to health issues and disabilities which applications and appeals for the following:
•Disability Tax Credit ( DTC )
•Canada Pension Disability
•Ontario Disability Support Program
•Child Disability Benefit
•EI Sickness benefit
•Short and Long term disability benefit
•Amount for infirm dependants age 18 and over
•Family Caregiver Amount Tax Credit
•Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities ( ACSD )
•Canada Student Grant for Persons with Permanent Disabilities
•Severe Permanent Disability Benefit
In addition, Fitz-James Graham is experienced in estate planning to preserve benefits fordisabled loved ones, tax planning for people with disabilities and their families, investment planning, insurance for people with disabilities and investment planning for people with motor vehicle accident settlements.