Transforming Disability Support Program
In March 2013 the The Honourable Denise Peterson-Rafuse, Minister of Community Services established the ‘Joint Community-Government Advisory Committee on Transforming the Services to Persons with Disabilities (SPD) Program.’ With representation from the disability community in Nova Scotia, service providers and government representatives, we had a forward-looking yet challenging mandate:
To develop a roadmap for transformation of the Nova Scotia Services to Persons with Disabilities Program (SPD), guided by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
This document presents our proposed Roadmap to Transforming the SPD Program.
Choice, Equality and Good Lives in Inclusive Communities (PDF)
A Roadmap for Transforming the Nova Scotia Services to Persons with Disabilities Program