Province failing adults with developmental disabilities, mom says

CBC News (June 2, 2014) – Written by: Nicole Ireland

A mother in Kenora says the provincial system is failing adults with developmental disabilities and is calling on Ontario election candidates to make it a campaign issue.

Karla McClain’s son, Andrew, suffers from a seizure disorder that has resulted in intellectual and speech delays, impaired motor skills and autistic tendencies.

After McClain’s husband died eight years ago, she knew she couldn’t give her high-needs son the care and external stimulation he needed on her own… [Read the full story here]

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