Disability rights and supports

Special education in Ontario

In Ontario, the Education Act and its accompanying regulations set out a framework for identifying and accommodating the needs of “exceptional pupils” in the province’s publicly-funded primary and secondary school system. Under…

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Understanding the Ontario Human Rights Code

The Ontario Human Rights Code is the principal legislation protecting human rights in Ontario. The Code guarantees the right to equal treatment in certain social areas by prohibiting discrimination and harassment against…

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Microboards: A primer

A Microboard is comprised of a small group of family and friends who join together with a person to create an incorporated not-for-profit organization. The term “Microboard” was adopted from Vela Canada,…

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