Our Stories


Here are stories from people who have an intellectual or developmental disability and their families. They illustrate the challenges that exist in the Developmental Services sector.

Yvonne Spicer, Milton
“I’m poor,” says Yvonne Spicer, regarding what she sees as ongoing governmental failure to provide adequate income support for people... Read more

Linda Thomas-Ouellette, North Bay
Linda Thomas-Ouellette plans to make political candidates aware of the problems imposed by lengthy waitlists for developmental services ahead of... Read more

Deborah Pfeiffer, Waterloo
“Is this a cradle to grave responsibility for us?” That’s what Waterloo resident and Home of Their Own co-founder Deborah... Read more

If you would like to share your story,
contact Ron Laroche