Community agencies deliver most of the services and supports available to adults with a developmental disability in Ontario. The laws that govern these services and supports are:
Regarding Quality Assurance Measures and Policy Directives:
Policy directives and guidelines provide more detailed rules and information that community agencies follow when making decisions about services and supports.
Policy directives and guidelines explain:
The policy directives and guidelines are good places to look if you want more detailed information about a policy or if you need answers for specific questions about the laws.
Current directives and guidelines include:
Spotlight on Transformation is the ministry’s newsletter for people interested in services and supports for people with a developmental disability. It features:
Creating Good Life in Community: A Guide on Person-Directed Planning (PDF)
Opportunities and Action: Transforming Supports in Ontario for People who have a Developmental Disability (May 2006) (PDF)
Hiring a Support Worker: A guide for Ontarians with a developmental disability (PDF)
Select Committee on Developmental Services