Why Ontarians With Developmental Disabilities Still Face Employment Barriers

Why Ontarians With Developmental Disabilities Still Face Employment Barriers

April 3, 2019 Greg Thomson

An employment rate below 25 per cent. An average income below the poverty line. Getting a good job can be tough for people with developmental disabilities. But for workers like Julie Timmermans, full economic citizenship is about more than just money. By Kevin Spurgaitis – Published on April 2, 2019

STRATHROY Its an unexpectedly wintry day in March, and Julie Timmermans is starting her evening shift at Sprucedale Care Centre, in Strathroy, 35 kilometres west of London. Nudging her dish dolly forward, she manoeuvres around elderly residents and their [...]

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