Keynote address made at the Waterloo Wellington Mental Health & Addictions Network Launch, May 5, 2009
Archive for John Lord
Independent Facilitation in Ontario: Governance and Structure Issues
This presentation was made to the Independent Planning and Facilitation Symposium, Guelph, Dec. 2, 2008
Fifty Years of Community Living
This summary of John Lord’s reflections was given at the closing plenary at the 50th Anniversary Conference of the Canadian Association for Community Living in Ottawa . November 2008
Individualized Funding in Ontario: Report of a Provincial Study
This article appeared in the Journal on Developmental Disabilities Communicator, Volume 14, No.2, 2008
Shared Values, Networks and Trust Among Canadian Consumer Driven Disability Organizations
This article was published in the Disability Studies Quarterly, Volume 28, No 1, Winter 2008
Autonomous Family Groups
This paper summarizes why the expansion of autonomous family groups and networks is a promising development. It also outlines how progressive service providers understand this change and are nurturing the development of autonomous family groups and networks. June 2007
Closing Institutions: Myths and Realities
PDF of Power Point Presentation made at “Freedom, Reconciliation, and Community Living for All; A Forum on Deinstitutionalization”, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan May 3, 2007.
Moving Toward Citizenship: A Study of Individualized Funding in Ontario
This is a comprehensive study of how four projects across Ontario are providing supports to people with disabilities in a unique and personalized fashion. This research study was commissioned by The Individualized Funding Coalition for Ontario and submitted by the Coalition to the Ministry of Community and Social Services on April 7, 2006.