902-680-6710

Serving the
Disability Community

"Be silent, if you choose; but when necessary, speak -- and speak in such a way that people will remember it."
~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

Headlines

This video is making its way around FB with good reason.

It is heartbreaking and a true rendition of what is happening in Nova Scotia right now, particularly to those with more severe challenges,…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

You might recall that in 2015, a Human Rights Complaint was brought against the Disability Support program on behalf of three long-term residents of Emerald Hall. Three years later, this…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

Adult guardianship has been a very popular topic since this blawg first came into being. But the lay ofthe land has completely changed as of 12:01 a.m. on December 28, 2017.

Why is that, you…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

UPCOMING PROVINCIAL ELECTION
We are asking you to take action in your home communities to support and address issues relating to individuals with disabilities and their families.  We share with…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

Long time, no speak. My apologies for that.

But look at what I found today …
Shaping the future of NOVA SCOTIA’S DISABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM Choice and Inclusion: Implementation PlanReading through…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

Here we go again, inclusion is back in the news. Or did it ever leave?

Frankly, I don’t know about you, but I am beginning to have been finding it a little old for quite a while now.

Here’s…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

You might recall a post from back in February of this year, where I questioned whether or not that was a good time for a family to pursue legal guardianship, given what was on the horizon with the…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

You might recall a post from back in February of this year, where I questioned whether or not that was a good time for a family to pursue legal guardianship, given what was on the horizon with the…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

Oh, the irony.

Those who know me at all (or have been to any of my presentations) know how I feel about Nova Scotia’s guardianship legislation, the Incompetent Persons Act. To call it old or…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: Special Needs Blog

Legal Guardianship Kit

Planning for the Future

Links

A Primer on Special Needs and the Law -
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.

<a class='rsswidget' href='Special Needs Blog' title='Syndicate this content' . target="_blank" . '><img style='background:orange;color:white;border:none;' width='14' height='14' src='http://mmclegalservices.ca/wp-includes/images/rss.png' alt='RSS' /></a> <a class="rsswidget" href="Special Needs Blog" title="Practical legal advice to assist Nova Scotians with navigating the educational and community services systems. Published by Michelle Morgan-Coole @ MMC Legal Services" target="_blank">Special Needs Blog</a>

Recent Articles