Tell Doctors, Nurses, EMTs or Others You Know That Work in the Health Care System About the AODA Alliance’s Discussion Paper on Ensuring that Medical Triage or Rationing of Health Care Services During the COVID-19 Crisis Does Not Discriminate Against Patients with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Please help us ensure that no people with disabilities who get the COVID-19 virus face any discrimination due to their disability when they seek help from our health care system. This Update offers you ways that you can quickly help, while you remain self-isolating at home. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/tell-doctors-nurses-emts-or-others-you-know-that-work-in-the-health-care-system-about-the-aoda-alliances-discussion-paper-on-ensuring-that-medical-triage-or-rationing-of-health-care-services-durin/ Related

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A Discussion Paper on Ensuring that Medical Triage or Rationing of Health Care Services During the COVID-19 Crisis Does Not Discriminate Against Patients with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

From the experience in other countries with the COVID-19 crisis, we know that our health care system may get more people needing urgent medical treatment than there are facilities to provide that medical treatment. The Ontario Government has in circulation a health care “triage” (or rationing) protocol for health care facilities to use when making […]

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Major Disability Organizations Unite to Voice Serious Fears About Supposedly “Draft” Ontario Protocol for Rationing Critical Medical Care – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

A Patient’s Disability Should Never Be Used as a Reason to Deny Medical Care Read more athttps://aoda.ca/major-disability-organizations-unite-to-voice-serious-fears-about-supposedly-draft-ontario-protocol-for-rationing-critical-medical-care/ Related

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‘It’s basically a warehouse for the dying’: Nova Scotians call for overhaul of long-term care homes – Halifax

Disability advocate Joanne Larade speaking at a panel discussion in Halifax.

A panel of disability advocates spoke to a crowd of more than 100 people on Thursday night, outlining their concerns over the lack of options related to dedicated housing for people with physical disabilities. They’re calling on the government to step up and provide funding that would ensure that the living situations of people with […]

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Women with disabilities not getting the sexual health care they need, experts say

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Most Canadian provinces recommend that women get a Pap test to check for cervical cancer every few years, but not all women can get them regularly, according to Natasha Prodan-Bhalla. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Prodan-Bhalla, who is a nurse practitioner at Vancouver’s ACCESS clinic, finds that many of her patients might not have been examined […]

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Canadian insurance company denies disability claim, cites care for son in decision

Canadian insurance company denies disability claim, cites care for son in decision

A major Canadian insurance company is denying long-term disability coverage to an Ontario woman, citing that if she is well enough to care for her son, she should be fit enough to report for work. Sandra Bullock works in an administration role for a large company in downtown Toronto. Her doctors have determined that she […]

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‘We feel like we’re the forgotten population’: N.S. disability advocate calls for dedicated care homes – Halifax

‘We feel like we’re the forgotten population’: N.S. disability advocate calls for dedicated care homes - Halifax

Joanne Larade has lived in the same long-term care home for four years, and while she says the staff are well-trained, friendly and helpful, each day is a challenge. “I have more in common with the staff of course, because they’re my age,” she explained. Joanne is disabled and requires assistance to live her life. […]

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