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In this Issue
*Disability Rights Advocate Resorts to Freedom of Information Application to Unearth the Ford Government’s Secret Plans for Critical Care Triage if Overcrowded Hospitals Can’t Serve All Critically-Ill Patients
*Ontario is Not Out of the Woods When It Comes to the Danger of Disability Discrimination in Critical Care Triage
*Smart Shoes Help the Visually Impaired
*Many With Disabilities Struggling in COVID Era; Pandemic Has Magnified Sense of Isolation
*Accessibility Advocates Sign Open Letter Urging People Not To Use AccesiBe and Other Overlay Products
*Woman With Invisible Disability Left Shaken After Altercation Over Accessible Parking Spot
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Disability Rights Advocate Resorts to Freedom of Information Application to Unearth the Ford Government’s Secret Plans for Critical Care Triage if Overcrowded Hospitals Can’t Serve All Critically-Ill Patients
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Ontario is Not Out of the Woods When It Comes to the Danger of Disability Discrimination in Critical Care Triage
It is very good that new daily COVID-19 infection rates are dropping and that more and more people are getting vaccinated. This makes it less likely that Ontario must resort to critical care triage in the immediate future.
Smart Shoes Help the Visually Impaired
Shoes with sensors embedded in them have been created to alert blind and visually impaired people to obstacles in their path.
Many With Disabilities Struggling in COVID Era; Pandemic Has Magnified Sense of Isolation
Riley Oldford is usually out playing sledge hockey or spending time with friends, but since the start of the pandemic he’s mostly been at home.
Accessibility Advocates Sign Open Letter Urging People Not To Use AccesiBe and Other Overlay Products
AccessiBe and other similar tools are coming under fire after more than 400 accessibility advocates and developers signed an open letter calling on the industry to unite against the use of accessibility overlay products.
Woman With Invisible Disability Left Shaken After Altercation Over Accessible Parking Spot
Nicole Sparks of Cole Harbour says parking spots, permits should reflect that not all disabilities are obvious
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