Adult children with special needs can be shipped anywhere - This is not acceptable!
More than simply a problem, the Ontario government has allowed the housing situation to become a crisis. And what's more, even when they do find housing for an adult who has special needs, it may not be near family, friends, and community that the adult has been involved in for years.
It's time that the government admits it does not know how to solve this problem and help the parents by putting the control and then funds in the parent's hands.
For story source, please visit this link: http://globalnews.ca/video/2159637/ontario-government-is-failing-adult-children-with-developmental-disabilities-parents
Ontario government is failing adult children with developmental disabilities: parents
Tue, Aug 11: Parents of adult children with developmental disabilities say the Ontario government is failing their children, and they fear for their future. They say massive wait lists mean they don’t know what will happen to their dependents when they are gone. Christina Stevens reports.