RDSP Level 1: Beginner RDSP workshop for those who want to learn what an RDSP is, who qualifies, how to apply for the Disability Tax Credit, and how to open an RDSP. This is best suited to people who want to learn the basics of RDSPs and get general information about the plan. No background knowledge needed to get the most out of this workshop.
Laura Mackenrot, B.Com, is a former financial professional who has focused her career on supporting people with disabilities and advocating for the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). She has facilitated approximately 100 national teleconferences on this valuable program and now supports Plan Institute as our RDSP level 1 webinar facilitator and Disability Planning Helpline Advisor. Laura is currently pursuing her graduate certificate in Executive Coaching at Royal Roads University as well as being an accessibility advocate as the Co-Chair of the Person’s with Disabilities Advisory Committee for the City of Vancouver and as the Vice-Chair of the Translink HandyDART Users Advisory Committee. She enjoys listening to audio books, TED talks, attending concerts, theatre, cooking, and traveling the world on cruises.
Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not-for-profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability.
FSI is unique in Canada and the only grass roots family to family organization that has a broad volunteer base.
FSI SUPPORTS AND SERVICES ARE FREE TO ANY FAMILY