Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ODSP Action Coalition and Ontario Disability Coalition will hold our fourth #Rally4ODSP at Queen’s Park on Tuesday, April 25th, 2023, starting at 11am. Disability advocates across Ontario are condemning the recent 5% increase to some Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rates as woefully inadequate to lift clients out of poverty and fails… Read More Press Release

Save the date! – Rally for ODSP & ACSD

Mark your calendars for April 25th, 2023 – the day we come together at Queens Park Legislature to demand change. The Rally for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) & Assistance for Children Severe Disabilities (ACSD) is a call to double the rates and lift individuals and families with disabilities and social assistance recipients out of… Read More Save the date! – Rally for ODSP & ACSD

In Canada Disability Poverty begins at birth

Earlier this year advocates from Ontario Disability Coalition and BC Complex Kids Society met with Minister Carla Qualtrough to discuss childhood disability poverty that affects families across Canada. We shared our stories as mother’s of children with complex medical needs and identify the barriers created by federal policies and solutions to prevent lowered social economic… Read More In Canada Disability Poverty begins at birth

Complex Care and cobbling together 24/7 nursing care for Alexa

Home Care Nursing Crisis The lack of sleep, multiple agencies, insurance, paperwork, hospital visits, and unending cost of equipment and therapy is truly endless and more than most people could manage. Immediate action is needed on so many fronts. The love is endless but the system, it’s roadblocks, barriers and gatekeepers must end. This problem… Read More Complex Care and cobbling together 24/7 nursing care for Alexa

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