Canadians with Disabilities Left with Few Alternatives Amid COVID-19 Shutdowns

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Article by Tashauna Reid:

"Cindy Ramage's 22-year-old son, Cameron, who lives with cerebral palsy, would typically be at his day program during the week. It's where he gets to ride his specialized bike, take swimming lessons and participate in art therapy. 

But like the majority of day programs, child-care facilities and schools in Canada right now, Cameron's program has shut down because of COVID-19. 

For the six million people who live with a disability in Canada, measures surrounding COVID-19 have posed unique challenges, from increasing isolation to families not being able to get respite support to broader fears around contracting the disease..."

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