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Our Choice Matters

I am what I am; I know what I want; I have lots to offer

"Rights" - is the new "R" word

Our Choice Matters Bill of Rights

 

  • To be a citizen
  • Not to be discriminated against, harassed, abused or neglected
  • To have services that agree with a person's ethnicity, religion, culture and gender
  • To make decisions about what food to eat, what clothes to wear, how to look on the outside
  • To choose what community activities to participate in
  • To have privacy. Privacy means that a person can a private telephone call, be alone at some times, choose their own friends, have visitors come over
  • To make decisions about how to spend your own money
  • To look at any information the agency or group homes keeps about you
  • To make complaint about your services. The agency is not allowed to treat you badly because you complained. You can get clear language information about how to make a complaint
  • To get legal help if you want  to

ARCH Disability Law Centre - www.archdisabilitylaw.ca

 

 

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