Provincial candidates: Adults with developmental disabilities fear being shipped from home, demand individualized funding for crisis

Digital Journal (June 5, 2014) – Written by Dundas Living Centre

As provincial candidates rally support sparring about jobs, budgets and scandals, more than 12,000 adults with developmental disabilities await funding and many fear being ripped from their communities due to a broken system. The Dundas Living Centre (DLC), an advocacy group pushing for the rights of these individuals to choose where and with whom they live, is calling on all parties to end this crisis and provide individualized funding for Ontarians living with developmental disabilities.

The advocacy group, through their #Unshippable Campaign, argues the current crisis-driven system is not fiscally effective and leaves the parents of adults with developmental disabilities in fear for their children’s futures. [Read the full story here]

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