May 15, 2008
The developmental services sector in Ontario is in the midst of an important transformation that began in 2004. Since then, the McGuinty government has:
Over the last four years, Ontario has made significant progress in strengthening the foundation of the developmental services system. Ontario has increased funding for developmental services by more than 30 per cent to $1.57 billion annually. These investments have:
Throughout the transformation process, people with a developmental disability and their families have said they want a system that is easier to navigate and offers them more choice and flexibility in the services they receive.
Ontario's proposed Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008 would provide the framework the province needs to respond to these needs and improve its system of developmental services over the long-term.
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