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Information About A Primer on Special Needs and the Law

A Primer on Special Needs and the Law is dedicated to providing timely and practical advice to individuals with disabilities and their families in Nova Scotia on numerous issues, including guardianship, human rights, special education and future planning for persons with disabilities.

Recent Posts

Below is a preview of the five most recent posts from the blog A Primer on Special Needs and the Law. To read these posts in their entirely or subscribe to future updates from this blog, please visit their website!

  • Keep Calm and FaceBook On

    It has definitely proven a lot more difficult to keep up with blogging since I’ve returned to practice as a disability lawyer, but do not fear; A Primer on Special Needs and the Law is not going… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »

  • All Hail the New Leader: Disability Support Program

    I stumbled across this by accident on the Disability Support Program website. Very, very interesting. Of course, whether it will actually mean anything for the disability community’s point of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »

  • Canada's Record on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    Last month, Canada hosted the United Nations Special Rapporteur [an independent expert who reports to the United Nations Human Rights Council and the General Assembly, and advises on progress,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »

  • NS Family Fights for Future of Son with Disabilities

    This video is making its way around FB with good reason. It is heartbreaking and a true rendition of what is happening in Nova Scotia right now, particularly to those with more severe challenges,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »

  • Representation: Vulnerability Just Ahead?

    The following is an excerpt from a recent email to a doctor explaining why Representation can be so crucial for higher-functioning individuals. Please pay particular attention to the last… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] … Read more »