Waiting list ‘abyss’ in N.S. for care and housing of people with disabilities: doctor

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A Nova Scotia family doctor says people with intellectual disabilities can develop illnesses ranging from diabetes to stroke when forced to live in unsuitable housing without expert help. Dr. Karen McNeil told a legislature committee today many families feel like they’re experiencing “an abyss” because their loved ones languish on a 1,698-person waiting list, […]

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For over 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities, Sunday January 31, 2021 Will Be The Ford Government’s Sad Two Year Anniversary of Inaction On Disability Accessibility – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Ontario is on the verge of a deeply troubling anniversary of Ontario Government inaction. This Sunday, January 31, 2021 marks the two year anniversary since the Ford Government received the blistering final report of the Independent Review of the Implementation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/for-over-2-6-million-ontarians-with-disabilities-sunday-january-31-2021-will-be-the-ford-governments-sad-two-year-anniversary-of-inaction-on-disability-accessibility/ Related

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Today is the 40th Anniversary of Parliament Agreeing to Guarantee A Constitutional Right to Equality to People with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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A Victory Disability Advocates Now Invoke to Prevent Disability Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical Care if Hospitals Start to Triage Critical Care Read more athttps://aoda.ca/today-is-the-40th-anniversary-of-parliament-agreeing-to-guarantee-a-constitutional-right-to-equality-to-people-with-disabilities/ Related

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Today is the 40th Anniversary of Parliament Agreeing to Guarantee A Constitutional Right to Equality to People with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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A Victory Disability Advocates Now Invoke to Prevent Disability Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical Care if Hospitals Start to Triage Critical Care Read more athttps://aoda.ca/today-is-the-40th-anniversary-of-parliament-agreeing-to-guarantee-a-constitutional-right-to-equality-to-people-with-disabilities/ Related

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Advocacy group sounding alarm on ‘extreme’ wait times for specialized mobility aids in Alberta

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A newly formed advocacy group called Wheels of Change is sounding the alarm on Albertans with spinal cord injuries having to wait extreme periods of time to receive specialized wheelchairs and equipment under a government program called Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL). “To me, these are my legs, this helps me move from […]

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More Media Coverage of Danger that the Ford Government’s Critical Medical Care Triage Poses for Ontarians with disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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But the Government Claims Protocol Does Not Come From the Government So Does The Government Believe It Comes From Some Rogue Group Issuing Directions to Ontario’s Hospitals? Read more athttps://aoda.ca/more-media-coverage-of-danger-that-the-ford-governments-critical-medical-care-triage-poses-for-ontarians-with-disabilities/ Related

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We Publicly Post New Secret Ford Government Directions to Ontario Hospitals on How to Decide Who Lives and Who Dies if Life-Saving Critical Care Must Soon Be Triaged – Serious Human Rights Dangers for Ontarians with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Compounding this cruel reality, this secret document shows that some patients with disabilities now risk being de-prioritized in access to life-saving critical care that they will disproportionately need if Ontario hospitals, now near the breaking point, cannot provide life-saving critical medical care to all patients needing it.” Read more athttps://aoda.ca/we-publicly-post-new-secret-ford-government-directions-to-ontario-hospitals-on-how-to-decide-who-lives-and-who-dies-if-life-saving-critical-care-must-soon-be-triaged-serious-human-rights-dangers-for/ Related

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Remembering a Major Setback on the Road to Equality for People with Disabilities Forty Years Ago Today- But One that Was Thankfully Reversed a Mere 16 Days Later! – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Four decades ago, people with disabilities were waging a battle to get equality rights for people with disabilities entrenched in the new Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that Parliament was then considering for inclusion in Canada’s Constitution. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/remembering-a-major-setback-on-the-road-to-equality-for-people-with-disabilities-forty-years-ago-today-but-one-that-was-thankfully-reversed-a-mere-16-days-later/ Related

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Hospitals Are Near the Breaking Point, but Only “The Pointer”, a Local Mississauga Online News Publication, Has Reported How the Ford Government Has Announced No Plans to Ensure that Any Triage or Rationing of Life-Saving Medical Care Won?t Discriminate Against Patients with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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To begin our volunteer advocacy for 2021, we wish one and all a happy, healthy, safe and barrier-free new year! Read more athttps://aoda.ca/hospitals-are-near-the-breaking-point-but-only-the-pointer-a-local-mississauga-online-news-publication-has-reported-how-the-ford-government-has-announced-no-plans-to-ensure-that-any-triage-or-r/ Related

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US Government Wants To Make Rental Cars More Accessible for Those With Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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NHTSA believes its proposed rule will make life a lot easier for people with disabilities, especially those using a wheelchair. Sean SzymkowskiDec. 29, 2020 Hand controls and dedicated wheelchair transporters could be game changers when renting a vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday proposed a new rule that should make mobility far […]

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