CBC Ottawa: “Developmentally disabled people shouldn’t be living in hospitals, advocates say” – by Julie Ireton

I was pleased to contribute to the ongoing dialogue about people with intellectual disabilities and systemic failures that are resulting in hospitalization and/or living arrangements that are contrary to the person’s wishes and/or needs. The article is available on the CBC website along with audio and video features. Note that this started with a Twitter exchange with reporter Julie Ireton. It’s all about meaningful conversations!



About Keenan Wellar

I'm a citizen of Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) and co-leader of local social change charitable organization LiveWorkPlay.ca which supports a good life for people with intellectual disabilities. I'm a very active user of social media. Find me on Facebook http://fb.me/kwellar on Twitter @SocialKeenan on LinkedIn http://tiny.cc/keenanw. I also manage organizational accounts http://fb.me/liveworkplayfans and @LiveWorkPlay. I make a lot of connections locally and worldwide with people who share my belief in inclusive communities, but I also talk sports, food, and travel, and there are few topics that offend me, so please don't be shy.
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