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Displacement and Disability

Around the corner from my apartment is Glenwood Day School, an amazing HWDSB institution that offers specialized supports for children with disabilities. It has a long history in my family: in the 1960s, my uncle was bussed in from the east end, every day, to attend its specialized programming.

My Uncle John loves cats, sugar-free chocolate bars, and his union. He worked every day of his life for as long as he was able, although he was never able to earn a living wage. He also has a developmental disability. He has lived in supportive housing in this city for his entire adult life, with few problems until this year. 

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