Resources for Parents with Disabilities

Able Mothers: The intersection of parenting, disability, and the law http://www.westcoastleaf.org/our-work/mothering-with-disabilities-project/

ARCH http://www.archdisabilitylaw.ca 

BC Housing http://www.bchousing.org

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/const/page-15.html

Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division http://www.cmha.bc.ca

Clicklaw BC http://www.clicklaw.bc.ca/resource/1927

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/cedaw.htm

Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities http://www.un.org/disabilities/convention/conventionfull.shtml

Council of Canadians with Disabilities http://www.ccdonline.ca/en/

DAWN Canada http://www.dawncanada.net

Disability Alliance of BC http://www.disabilityalliancebc.org

Disabled Mothers: Stories and Scholarship by and about Mothers With Disabilities, edited by Gloria Filax and Dena Taylor, (2014) http://www.demeterpress.org/NewDisabilities.pdf

Equality, Dignity and Inclusion: Legislation that Enhances Human Rights for People Living with Mental Illness http://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/system/files/private/document/Law_Evaluation_Project_Report_ENG.pdf

MS Society of Canada - British Columbia & Yukon Division http://mssociety.ca/chapters/lowermainland/

Pacific DAWN http://www.pacificdawn.ca/index.html

arenting with a Disability: Rights & Resources, and interview with Jewelles Smith https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b3506744f96ed91c5cddd2b67/files/Jewelles_Smith_interview_final.pdf

Parents Matter http://www.parentsmatter.ca/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=618

Pivot legal society http://www.pivotlegal.org

Shadow report for psychiatric survivors http://www.pacificdawn.ca/r8.html

The 21st Century Motherhood Movement: Mothers Speak Out on Why We Need to Change the World and How to Do It, edited by Andrea O'Reilly (2011) http://www.demeterpress.org/NewDisabilities.pdf

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/DRIPS_en.pdf

West Coast LEAF http://www.westcoastleaf.org

What do Mothers Need? Motherhood Activists and Scholars Speak Out on Maternal Empowerment for the 21st Century, edited by Andrea O,Reilly (2012) http://www.demeterpress.org/WhatDoMothersNeed.html