Qualifying Disabilities


 

This is not an exhaustive list of qualifying disabilities by any means, but Canadians with the following conditions have successfully been approved for the Disability Tax Credit and received tax benefits:

  • Hemophilia
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis (A, B, C, D, E)
  • Herniated Disc(s)
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Hip injury/pain
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hirschsprung’s Disease
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Hypermobility Syndrome
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Ileostomy
  • Incontinence
  • Injured Hip
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Interstitial Cystitis (IC) / Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid / Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Knee injury/pain
  • Knee replacement
  • Klumpke’s Paralysis
  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (LKS)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Lumbar Disc Disease
  • Lupus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Meningitis
  • Mental Illness
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Microcephaly
  • Migraines
  • Mood Disorder
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nerve Damage
  • Nursing Homes
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Osteitis Deformans
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otosclerosis
  • Paralysis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Patau Syndrome
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Personality Disorder
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pick’s Disease
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Renal Calculi
  • Retinoblastoma (Rb)
  • Retinopathy (diabetic, hypertensive, solar)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Scoliosis
  • Selective Mutism (SM)
  • Senile Cataract
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Sleeping Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Speech disability or impediment
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS)
  • Stroke
  • Sturge-Weber Sydrome
  • Stuttering
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tay-Sachs Disease
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD)
  • Tetanus
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
  • Usher Syndrome
  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL)
  • Von Willebrand’s Disease
  • Walking Impairment
  • Wegener’s Granulomatosis
  • West Nile Virus (WNV)
  • West Syndrome
  • Wilms’ Tumor
  • Wilson Disease
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