Ontario Children Denied Medication

Health Canada has approved Spinraza for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) patients so what is stopping the Ontario Government from allowing a Children’s Hospital to administer this to young patients. Especially when it has proven effective in the USA for patients with SMA 1, 2 & 3. Money should not prevent a child have a chance at a normal life.

Irreversible tissue damage will happen if 3.5 year old Sofia Gall does not get treated. Why do her parents need to raise money through donations to travel to a hospital in the States just so the Ontario Government can save a penny to waste on their follies?

Help Sofia and her mom Julia Antipa by making her plea go viral on Facebook.

Help the Ontario Disability Coalition make a change and sign our Petition.

Consultation Is Not Therapy

A disabled child, youth or adult can benefit greatly from the hands-on treatment provided by a health professional.  A trained Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Behavioural Therapist, and/or a Speech and Language Therapist can work wonders and make life-changing differences.

The Ontario Government cutbacks have reduced access to this needed therapy and are handing it over to the stressed, over-worked, parent to handle.  Consultation sessions with health professional does not turn a parent into a trained professional that spends years in training before earning a license to practice the learned skill.

Help us change this and provide greater access to hands on treatment with a regulated health professional. Please sign, distribute and mail our Petition.

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