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As a family caregiver, the idea of my sister needing to seek medical care in these times fills me with an unusual amount of dread.Read more
In light of the current COVID-19 crisis, the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has responded to calls to make Passport funding and Special Services at Home funding more flexible to suit the needs of families following directives to stay at home.Read more
As the realities of COVID-19 settle in, Ontarians are coming to recognize the specific challenges that face their immediate future.Read more
Every time a new provincial budget is announced, it comes with new anxieties, hopes and concerns. In 2019, recipients of services provided through the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services had much at stake.Read more
Families across Ontario are asking for assistance in advocating for a service that they have been receiving for the past 4 years. Independent Facilitation is a service which matches individuals with developmental disabilities with a facilitator who is dedicated to helping them identify and carry out their dreams and goals for the future.Read more
Ontario's change of provincial government in 2018 promised to bring about many changes across the province, most of which have yet to be announced. For those on social assistance programs such as Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), these changes can have significant impact on their quality of life.Read more
Disability advocates are calling for a unified policy to protect people with disabilities requiring support in hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic following the passing of a woman with disabilities in a B.C. hospital.Read more