I sometimes suffer from anxiety/depression. I have accommodations set up in school and sometimes had to miss work because of it. does that count as a mental disability?

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You can only claim any type of disability by successfully applying for the DISABILITY TAX CREDIT through CRA. There is a special form for this - THE DISABILITY TAX CREDIT APPLICATION. This claim is only available to "severely disabled" taxpayers. Their daily lives have to be severely disrupted in order to qualify. This is an onerous process & the credit is extremely difficult to get approved.

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