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This page has a collection of Canadian news stories related to COVID vaccine priority for people with Down syndrome and developmental disabilities.

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Advocates for people with developmental disabilities to sue Quebec

4/15/2021

Advocates for people with developmental disabilities ready to sue Quebec to get vaccine

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‘It’s a punch in the gut’

4/10/2021

‘It’s a punch in the gut’: Lack of priority in the vaccine rollout frustrates people with developmental disabilities and their families

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BC’s Vaccine Plan Is Failing

3/31/2021

BC’s Vaccine Plan Is Failing People with Disabilities, Advocates Say

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People with developmental disabilities should be prioritized

3/31/2021

Advocacy group says people with developmental disabilities should be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine

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Major outbreak in a center for people with ID

3/26/2021

Major outbreak in a center for people with intellectual disabilities

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QC 'particularly deceptive' about vaccinating group homes

3/26/2021

Quebec 'particularly deceptive' about vaccinating group homes: advocate

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‘Do you care about disabled people or not?’

3/25/2021

Why don’t we count adults with developmental disabilities in the Canadian health-care system?

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Care home delayed -- and at home residents still not prioritized

3/22/2021

Delays to get the care home special needs population on the priority list -- outside of care homes are still being left behind.

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Why developmental disabilities are a vaccine priority

3/17/2021

Health Matters: Why developmental disabilities are a COVID-19 vaccine priority

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Burnaby teen with Ds still not sure when he'll get his shot

3/16/2021

Burnaby teen with Down syndrome still not sure when he'll get COVID-19 vaccine

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Young self-advocate asks Minister for action

3/11/2021

CBC Our Shot: Young self-advocate asks Minister for action by prioritizing vaccination for people with disabilities.

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Albertans with disabilities want vaccine priority

3/10/2021

Albertans with disabilities and their families want COVID-19 vaccine priority

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Put Nova Scotians with Ds on COVID vaccine priority list

3/10/2021

MARTHA WALLS: Put Nova Scotians with Down syndrome on COVID vaccine priority list

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Manitoba Dad files human rights complaint

3/05/2021

Parents of kids with disabilities want their kids to be higher on the vaccine priority list

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B.C. disability groups call for higher vaccine priority

3/05/2021

B.C. disability groups call for higher priority in vaccine distribution

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‘I Want the Vaccine So I Can Live’

3/04/2021

People with Down syndrome are at greater risk from COVID-19. Why isn’t BC prioritizing their vaccinations?

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Disabilities community wonders when they can get vaccinated

3/04/2021

CBC - Disabilities community in Windsor, Ontario wonders when they can get vaccinated

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Canadian moms call on feds to prioritize adults

3/03/2021

Canadian moms call on feds to prioritize adults with Down syndrome for vaccination

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N.B. COVID vaccine registration info coming 'soon'

3/02/2021

Details about which conditions will be included will be shared prior to registration... some examples are... adults with Down's syndrome...

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Brandon dad wants Manitoba to prioritize those with Ds for COVID vaccine

3/02/2021

Manitoban Bruce Strang talks about his son, Sean, and why he's filing a human rights complaint about Sean's place in the vaccine line-up.

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