On November 30, 2010, the Ontario government announced they decided to keep the Special Diet Allowance program instead of cancelling it. But, they said, they were going to make some changes to the program.
If you are currently getting the Special Diet Allowance and are confused about the changes and the new application process, we hope two new information sheets that we’ve prepared will help you understand these changes.
The first backgrounder explains what the changes are what you should know if you currently get a Special Diet Allowance:
The second backgrounder explains why these changes are being made, with an explanation of some of the history behind this decision:
And you can use this use this ‘information sheet for health care providers’ to talk with your doctor or other health professional about the changes to the Special Diet Allowance and what they need to do.