Disability Tax Credits and Benefits for Stuttering

• Up to $40,000 in Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) retroactive tax refunds
If you or a family member is disabled with stuttering, you may be eligible for retroactive refunds from your past 10 years of paid taxes – up to $40,000.

• Up to $90,000 when setting up a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)
For those taking advantage of the plan, the Canadian government will provide yearly financial support in the form of matching grants up to $3,500 per year and bonds up to $1,000 per year.

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Contact us for a free consultation – with no obligation. When we work with you to obtain retroactive tax refunds, we work on a contingency basis. There is no cost to you unless we obtain a refund. If we are successful, our fee is 25% of the refund.

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HandyTax has had success in the past helping disabled Canadians with stuttering get retroactive disability tax credit refunds from the Canada Revenue Agency. Tax refunds depend on your personal situation and actual refunds can range anywhere below, $40,000. The entire process takes between 3 and 9 months to complete as communication between the CRA and your qualified practitioner are the source of the varying time periods to completion. If you suffer from stuttering, you may qualify for the Disability Tax Credit


Stuttering, sometimes also referred to as stammering, is a speech impediment or disorder, which interrupts the flow of speech through repetitive and disrupted words. Sounds and words are often prolongated and the whole sound of stuttering is more often associated with repeated word sounds. Sometimes the words are not simply repeated, but there are long pauses before any words are submitted by the speaker. These pauses often are seen as an attempt by those who suffer from the disorder to try to speak.

There is often an abnormal hesitation sound when speaking. These mental functions are called blocks, or blocking speeches.

Do you or someone you know may suffer from a stuttering speech disorder? Help is available. You might qualify for the Canadian Disability Tax Credit and other benefits offered by the Canadian government.


The mental dysfunction and blocks behind stuttering are not well known by experts. Indeed no single cause can be accredited to stammering and to the reasons why this speech disorder exists. Some of the theories include several different factors behind the impediment. There is strong evidence that stuttering is passed down through your genes. Any child that has an immediate family member who stutters is three times more likely to stutter than a child who has not.

In studies that have taken place, it has been suggested that the gene cause has to be interacted with outside environmental causes as well. And many stutterers have no family record of stuttering whatsoever.


Symptoms for a patient suffering from stuttering include:

  • Repeating words – Units of speech, such as words, are repeated over and over again. The next word should flow normally but does not.
  • Repetition of syllables – Sometimes, sufferers will repeat the first word of the syllable over and over. For example, “Da-da-da-da down”
  • Blocks – This is when there is a pause and no sounds of words, repeated or otherwise are heard, but air or breath is exhaled and heard like an attempt to say something that does not succeed.

Disability Tax Credits for Stuttering

There is help and assistance available when you think you are ready to make that change. Everyone deserves a second chance. Treatment will help you feel more like your old self again and allow you to better learn to value yourself.

Do you or someone you know suffer from stuttering or routinely stammer words? Is the disorder seriously affecting your quality of life? You might be eligible for the Disability Tax Credits and benefits under the categories of mental functions and speaking. Contact HandyTax today!