Dear Politicians: Adults In Crisis Waiting for Developmental Services

Making Political Leaders Aware A few weeks ago my daughter and I participated in a local All Candidates Meeting for the upcoming Provincial Election in Ontario. We were joined by some new friends we have discovered through social media and our advocacy work on behalf of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Voters were provided with … Continue reading Dear Politicians: Adults In Crisis Waiting for Developmental Services

Nowhere to Turn for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The Ontario Ombudsman released a report Nowhere to Turn in August 2016.  It was the result of an investigation into the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services response to situations of crisis involving adults with developmental disabilities. At the conclusion of the Report are 60 recommendations to address the current state of services for this segment … Continue reading Nowhere to Turn for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Day 6: Kilometre 6 (all over the map and brain) in Red Shoes Rock. Stop FASD.

Today is another scorcher, with humidity, here in Eastern Ontario. The kilometre walked was early this morning. Not too many people outside. Then it was a quick water of the garden. The plants are wilting in this heat. The weather and being in the garden gave me so many metaphors to the experience of living with someone … Continue reading Day 6: Kilometre 6 (all over the map and brain) in Red Shoes Rock. Stop FASD.