IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO – Proposed changes, while great for those who can work, leave those who cannot work destitute. “We have been pushing the government to increase the amount recipients can earn before clawing back earnings, so it is good to see this change now. However this change only benefits those who can… Read More Ford’s “Plan to Build” Fails Those Most Vulnerable
Wednesday August 10th, 2022, Ford government’s budget fails people with disability with a sub-inflation ODSP increase of 5% CARLETON PLACE, ON – Disability advocate Maddy Dever issued the following statement on behalf of many people with disabilities across the province in response to the introduction of the Ford governments 2022 Budget. “In a time of… Read More MEDIA RELEASE – Ford government fails people with disability with a sub-inflation increase of 5%
Ontario Home Care System is completely forgotten and is leaving Ontario’s most vulnerable families, children, adults, and seniors without critically essential life sustaining care. Nicole Payette Kyryluk, a policy advisor for Ontario Disability Coalition, shared her family’s struggles in a desperate cry for help and it was featured on the front page of the Toronto… Read More Home Care Nursing Crisis is going from bad to worse
By Maddy Dever from autisticrambler.comTwitter @mattjdever What does the next 3 years look like based on party promises, what Harris gave us in 1996 and the effect of inflation. The effect of not #DoubleODSPNow in 2022 for NDP means they will never hit poverty line & Liberals will never be above Harris rates. Ontario NDP… Read More ODSP Climb out of poverty – Lets compare the platforms.
What is wrong with the ODSP? I think we all agree it’s everything. … Read More What is wrong with ODSP?
Ontario Disability Coalition along with ODSP Action Coalition, and Disability Justice Network of Ontario are coming together, with a strong line up of self advocates to RALLY Ontario’s elected officials to act with compassion to end disability poverty in Ontario. Everyone is welcome to join us. #RALLY4ODSP. Image description: Top has three logos Disability Justice… Read More Rally to End Disability Poverty – Thursday April 28th @ Queens Park 11am
We all need universal design (fully accessible) housing if we are to be able to live in place with Home Care Ontario. Seniors and people of all ages with disabilities should not be forced into Long Term “Care”. This is an issue about which the Raging Grannies have been singing. (see links below) CUSJ Webinar… Read More The Crisis in Accessible Housing in Canada
Seeking Education Advocates to build a Network. Dr Norm Forman has approached Ontario Disability Coalition with the idea of bringing a group of parents/advocates together to focus on Education Advocacy. If your interested please read his message below and connect with him via email to discuss this further. Message from Dr. Norm Forman An IEP for… Read More Seeking Education Advocates
TORONTO, ONTARIO – Tuesday September 28th, 2021, at a rally in front of Queen’s Park starting at noon, ODSP Action Coalition will present the results of their survey in the form of a report card for which over a thousand respondents, including many people with disabilities, were asked to grade different aspects of the Ontario… Read More Media Release – Rally 4 ODSP
Medically Fragile Parents take on what’s happening with the Return to School plan in Ontario: We need to watch what’s happening with schools and kids in the US. I’ve read that Delta is spreading like crazy in schools and amongst children. I feel that the Ontario government’s plan realizes that Delta is going to spread… Read More Is School Safe?