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 ALL disabilities should be able to access quality therapy that is parent/caregiver directed. All children and youth with disabilities must have access to needed hands on therapy such as Physiotherapy, Occupational, Speech and Language, Augmentative Communication and Vision therapy
WHEREAS; Parents should be able to purchase therapy through a Direct Funding model WHEREAS; There should be a transparent process for accessing therapy through the Children’s Treatment Centre’s
WHEREAS; All additional investments in Children Treatment Centre’s should maximize front line services and reduce excess management costs.
WHEREAS; Parents should be able to access an independent appeal process
The undersigned an Ontario voting resident petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as follows:
As currently many children and youth are being deprived of necessary therapies which result in adverse long term health effects we are pleading with you to address this immediately. Urge the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to provide the necessary and required therapy to children and youth with ALL disabilities on a consistent and ongoing basis, with a choice of direct funding model,to fulfill the government’s commitment to support ALL children to allow these services to increase their ability to participate fully at home, school and in the community.
Printed Name: _________________________________________
Ontario Address: ________________________________________
Ontario City: __________________________
PO Code: ________________
Please print complete and return signed petition to: Ontario Disability Coalition 5 Skywood Drive Richmond Hill, Ontario
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