The question on a lot of parents’ minds (especially those with medically fragile kids and household members) – Do the rights of unvaccinated educational staff who don’t get the COVID shot or refuse to let the board know their vaccination status overrule the rights to accommodation and protection of unvaccinated children?Read More Is it Illegal To Have Unvaccinated Staff at Schools Working With Kids?
Right now, in the disability community there’s a lot of anger, resentment and sadness because of being forgotten. A lot of the research coming out will help should help to justify those emotions, but we as community need to band together and support one another through a lot of the next few months. There’s a lot of blame to go around, but we need to try and move past the emotions and work together to make this a better moment for all.Read More COVID 19 Exposed The Complete Failure of Disability Support Systems
Not having any immediate and relevant help is a horrible thing for a family waiting for services in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). My family and many others have had to go through this. I advocated over the past few years for the government to implement an emergency response team for families waiting for core […]Read More Urgent: Survey for OAP Emergency Support
Imagine a not-for-profit charity paying 33 executives over $4.1 million in salaries and imagine families of autistic children left languishing on wait-lists with no immediate help, or services drastically cut during COVID. This is the state of Ontario’s Regional Autism Services.Read More Why Do Parents Have To Fight So Hard For Autism Supports?
If only our politicians would understand that protecting vulnerable people and their families shouldn’t be a partisan issue rather one that is accepted by all, because as Canadians we care about how we treat our vulnerable populations. It shouldn’t be the Liberals the NDP should be afraid of, it should be voters and the public. Demand and do better!Read More Health and Safety of The Vulnerable Should Take Priority