Government of Ontario COVID-19 Recovery Must Address Mental Health and Addiction Crisis Warn Experts – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

NEWS PROVIDED BY Addictions and Mental Health Ontario TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2020 /CNW/ – Everything is not all right, warned Ontario’s leading mental health and addiction organizations including, Addictions and Mental Health Ontario, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Children’s Mental Health Ontario, The Royal, Ontario Shores Centre […]

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B.C. election 2020: Special Olympics asks candidates to commit to health care task force

B.C. election 2020: Special Olympics asks candidates to commit to health care task force

Special Olympics BC says health services for people with intellectual disabilities need to be top of mind during the upcoming provincial election. The organization is asking all candidates to commit, if elected, to a task force that would focus on those issues and include consultation with people who have intellectual disabilities and their caregivers. […]

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Edmonton mother says daughter with Down syndrome facing age discrimination

Edmonton mother says daughter with Down syndrome facing age discrimination

An Edmonton mother wants to challenge Alberta’s Child Care Licensing Act. Jill Scobey said the act discriminates against families with children with disabilities and her 15-year-old daughter Raedun. Read more: Parents of Alberta students with disabilities worry about return to school Raedun has Down syndrome and had been attending the same out-of-school care program […]

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OHRC Files Motion to Address Ontario’s Breach of Legal Obligation to Keep Prisoners With Mental Health Disabilities Out of Segregation – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) filed a motion with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) for an order to hold Ontario accountable for failing to meet its legal obligations to keep prisoners with mental health disabilities out of segregation. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/statement-ohrc-files-motion-to-address-ontarios-breach-of-legal-obligation-to-keep-prisoners-with-mental-health-disabilities-out-of-segregation/ Related

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Canadians with disabilities struggling financially due to coronavirus pandemic: survey – National

Canadians with disabilities struggling financially due to coronavirus pandemic: survey - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 27, 2020 1:23 pm     Updated August 27, 2020 1:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Statistics Canada report suggests that more than half of Canadians with disabilities […]

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Coronavirus: Accessibility advocate calls on Ford government to provide support for special needs students

Coronavirus: Accessibility advocate calls on Ford government to provide support for special needs students

A Toronto-based accessibility advocate is calling on the Ontario government for a comprehensive plan to remove barriers that online learning creates for students with disabilities. “We’ve been calling on the government to show leadership. Whether it’s the crisis in nursing homes or the crisis facing students with disabilities, it’s the recurring failure to lead,” said […]

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Global Mental Health Crisis Looming Due to coronavirus Pandemic, UN Warns – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

While countries around the world continue to mobilize to contain the spread of COVID-19, mental health experts say we can’t lose sight of an equally alarming issue: The long-term mental health impact the coronavirus pandemic is going to leave on society. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/global-mental-health-crisis-looming-due-to-coronavirus-pandemic-un-warns/ Related

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