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"The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today."
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

family_advocacyThe Disability Supports Program exists to serve children, youth and adults with intellectual disabilities, long-term mental illness and physical disabilities.

Obtaining services under this Program is often no easy feat. From gaining entrance to the Program to finding an appropriate living arrangement when it is time to leave the family home, families struggle.Policies

               Government policy, an entrenched bureaucracy … do you need                                  assistance advocating for your family’s needs?

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A "blawg" dedicated to providing practical advice to assist individuals with special needs and their family members in Nova Scotia with navigating the educational and community services systems.

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