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… Read More Consultation Is Not Therapy

Ontario Disability Coalition Petition

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

Disabled Children are denied Access to ongoing Therapy

Access to therapy should not be difficult but if your child requires regular professional therapy it is!  These same children become adults who will still need therapy.  Without ongoing professional therapy secondary preventable conditions can and will develop as a result of poor ongoing care. Today, the untrained parent is expected to handle this therapy… Read More Disabled Children are denied Access to ongoing Therapy

ODC Petition to support ALL children and youth with disabilities

The Ontario Disability Coalition was formed to break down the barriers that provide access to therapy for children, youth and adults with an ongoing disability. The continuing reductions of support for our disabled children and youth has reached critical conditions.  The changes in the accessibility to essential services for school age children was reviewed and… Read More ODC Petition to support ALL children and youth with disabilities

ODC – Mission Statement

Ontario Disability Coalition Mission Statement: To enable children with ALL disabilities to access therapy to improve their quality of life and to increase independence. To advocate for publicly funded, accessible, flexible services for individuals with disabilities and their families. To assist with policy development and issues related to children, youth and adults with disabilities. To… Read More ODC – Mission Statement