Anthony Frisina is Ontario Disability Coalition’s new media representative. He welcomes open discussion on the challenges people with disabilities are faced with daily and provides solutions. He challenges government with his powerful voice and equal action in his own community with intentions that people with disabilities collectively amplify our voices and in collaboration with the able-bodied community we act upon government inaction and discrimination and promote collective prosperity.… Read More Introducing Anthony Frisina as our media representative.
By Theresa Sanders My late August Facebook memories are full of posts about eagerly prepping for school and dreaming of the “yellow ball of sunshine” coming down my street (I’ve even written a song about the school bus…..). While every year brings some trepidation about transitioning, support, and scheduling due to my daughters high level of… Read More Disabled Students Left Without Choices
Sunday December 10, 2017 – The Ontario Disability Coalition is releasing this statement today which is the International Day of Human Rights.… Read More Sunday December 10, 2017 – The Ontario Disability Coalition is releasing this statement today which is the International Day of Human Rights.
The Ontario Disability Coalition will report on the Lack of Hands On Therapy for Children and Youth with ALL Disabilities. The Ontario Disability Coalition (the “ ODC”) is holding a press conference at Queen’s Park on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 1:00-1:30 PM, to raise awareness of the crisis in the Rehabilitation Services in Ontario… Read More Ontario Disability Coalition Reports on the Great Disability Divide in Ontario.
Not knowing the breakdown of the funding formula does makes it appear like their is an inequity but these points must be made as the real information and funding formula is hidden from the Public. The points are: Revenues are based upon the client’s served and not on the success results. Yes, Holland-Bloorview Kids Rehab… Read More Funding the Ontario Children Treatment Centres (“CTC”)
Where: Queens Park Media Studio When: December 4th, 2017 Time: 1pm There is a Rehabilitation crisis for children with ALL disabilities in Ontario and it is imperative to get action from our Government. Families and concerned citizens are planning to share with you our experiences with rehabilitation services across Ontario. The Ontario Disability Coalition is… Read More QUEENS PARK PRESS CONFERENCE (Dec 4th, 2017 @ 1pm)
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… Read More Ontario Children Denied Medication
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… Read More Consultation Is Not Therapy
Petition to support ALL children and youth with disabilities To the Legislative Assembly of Ontario WHEREAS; We need you to break down the barriers that are depriving many children and youth with ALL disabilities access to ongoing and continuous therapy to improve their quality of life to promote their independence. WHEREAS; Children and youth with… Read More Ontario Disability Coalition Petition