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July 15, 2014

MLA accuses government of abandoning final phase of adult residence
MLA Accuses Government of abandoning final phase of adult residence

July 11, 2014

Deinstitutionalization in Croatia 2014
An account of the past 17 years of efforts in Croatia to promote community-based services to people with intellectual disabilities.

April 23, 2014

More lawsuits against Ontario Institutions
16 Institutions in Ontario named in class action lawsuit

July 24, 2013

Do the right thing

March 25, 2013

Community Not Confinement
An article and video about institutions in Europe and the need to ensure community living rights under Article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

March 12, 2013

What Home Means to Me
What Home Means to Me Article 19 of the UNCRPD protects the right to live independently and be included in the community. This video gives the unique perspective of 'home' from the life experiences of Canadians with intellectual disabilities

October 4, 2012

After Decades in Institutions, a Bumpy Journey to a New Life
Hundreds of people with intellectual disabilities in Georgia are leaving institutions and moving to community.

June 28, 2012

Gristle in the Stew
In the 1960's, an Ontario government film called One on Every Street was shown regularly to parents of intellectually disabled children. The goal was to reassure them and to persuade parents that committing their children to the care of an institution for the mentally retarded, as these children were known, was the best thing they could do.

November 10, 2007

Ontario minister talks about deinstitutionalization before national audience
Ontario minister talks about deinstitutionalization before national audience

Advocates active across Canada
Advocates for community living active across Canada