Since the onset of the pandemic, systemic challenges have been exposed in terms of the support and services offered to people living with a disability in Ontario.
The need to modernize service delivery and change the scope of practice is vital for our diverse community and SCIO has been active in leading opportunities and facilitating partnerships that address these gaps and solicit positive change.
We rely on our community’s collective voice to amplify our needs and guide knowledge transfer. Your lived experience is paramount to our cause and is essential in decision making and policy change. We’re looking for people with a keen interest in supporting SCIO public policy efforts who can identify individuals and organizations that can support the efforts of SCIO’s public policy. Fill out this form to be considered.
Access to Mobility Devices
Mobility devices for those with a permanent disability should be considered a human right over their lifetime.
Access to Medical Supplies
There should be an efficient province-wide medical supply coverage program for those with permanent needs.
Clear processes and supports must be in place to ensure optimal health care for people with a spinal cord injury.