Ontario Urged to Suspend Need for Consent Before Withdrawing Life Support When COVID Crushes Hospitals – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Canada’s Supreme Court ruled in 2013 that a major Toronto Hospital could not withdraw life-support from a minimally conscious and severely brain-damaged man without his family’s consent. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/ontario-urged-to-suspend-need-for-consent-before-withdrawing-life-support-when-covid-crushes-hospitals/ Related

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Teachers Fear Return to Classrooms, But Parents Say Kids Need the Support – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Toronto Star, Jan. 18, 2021Olivia Bowden While the rest of the province is hunkering down under new, stricter stay-at-home orders, Jim Rossiter is his usual place – with students in his classroom. Rossiter is a special-education teacher at Maxwell Heights Secondary School in Oshawa and, even with most schools shuttered amid surging COVID-19 numbers, he […]

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Alaska Airlines Clamps Down on Emotional Support Animals on Flights – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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The airline says it will permit service dogs only, following a move by the U.S. Department of Transportation to reclassify the types of service animals allowed on flights. Read more athttps://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/alaska-airlines-clamps-down-on-emotional-support-animals-on-flights/ Related

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‘For many persons with disabilities ‘ social isolation is status quo,’ says support worker Carlos Sosa – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Yet for many persons with disabilities, this form of social isolation is status quo ‘ the norm in their daily lives. Read more athttps://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/for-many-persons-with-disabilities-social-isolation-is-status-quo-says-support-worker-carlos-sosa/ Related

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Software Programs that Support Web Accessibility – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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A new AODA requirement for Ontario websites will come into force on January 1st, 2021. Under the Information and Communications Standards, organizations must make their websites and web-based apps accessible. Moreover, accessible websites must be compatible with hardware and software that make computers and other smart devices accessible. Here we outline some software programs that […]

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NDP Leader Singh Accuses Liberals Of Failing to Support Canadians Living with Disabilities During Pandemic – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Speaking on Newstalk 580 CFRA’s “The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz”, Singh said the Liberal government, in its effort to keep benefits such as the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) from being accessed by people who don’t need the help, designed a program that excludes the most vulnerable. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/ndp-leader-singh-accuses-liberals-of-failing-to-support-canadians-living-with-disabilities-during-pandemic/ Related

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NDP Leader Singh Accuses Liberals Of Failing to Support Canadians Living with Disabilities During Pandemic – Accessibility News International

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Speaking on Newstalk 580 CFRA’s “The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz”, Singh said the Liberal government, in its effort to keep benefits such as the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) from being accessed by people who don’t need the help, designed a program that excludes the most vulnerable. “One of the things we found during this […]

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Delayed COVID-19 Support Another Example of government’s Inequitable Treatment of Disabled Canadians – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Editor’s Note: The source interviewed for this piece uses disability-first language to describe herself, and The Pigeon has adapted our language accordingly. We acknowledge that this is not a universal preference. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/delayed-covid-19-support-another-example-of-governments-inequitable-treatment-of-disabled-canadians/ Related

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Delayed COVID-19 Support Another Example of government’s Inequitable Treatment of Disabled Canadians – Accessibility News International

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Hanna WarsameThe Pigeon, Aug. 4, 2020Editor’s Note: The source interviewed for this piece uses disability-first language to describe herself, and The Pigeon has adapted our language accordingly. We acknowledge that this is not a universal preference. The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) was announced in March 2020 to support Canadians struggling financially due to COVID-19. […]

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