John Lord, Founder of the Centre for Community Based Research, discusses Canada’s existing policy and practice framework for individualized funding for people with disabilities and highlights pockets of excellence that show promise for the future.
Archive for Individualized Funding
Developments in Direct Payments
John Lord, Peggy Hutchison, and Brian Salisbury have a chapter in a New British book called Direct Payments.
Individualized Funding in Ontario: Report of a Provincial Study
This article appeared in the Journal on Developmental Disabilities Communicator, Volume 14, No.2, 2008
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.
Self-Determination and Community: Building a Textured Life Story
This article appeared in The Communicator, Jan. 2001, by the Autism National Committee. The story of Andrew Bloomfield’s life in community.
More Choice and Control for People with Disabilities
The goal of this Review of Individualized Funding, published by the Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy, July 2000, was to develop understanding, awareness, and strategies for building the capacity of individuals, families, communities, and government to implement Individualized Funding for people with disabilities in Ontario.
Round Table Report on Individualized Funding
The purpose of the Round Table, chaired by John, was to develop province-wide principles, a policy framework, and directions for Individualized Funding, and to identify strategies for implementation. This report was published in May 2000.