The Ontario Partnership on Aging & Developmental Disabilities (OPADD) is a ground-breaking informal partnership of service providers in the continuum of seniors services and developmental disabilities. This includes regional committees, local cross sector pilot projects, provincial associations, planning bodies, educational institutions, researchers and policy-makers.
Dedicated to ensuring quality of life for older adults with developmental disabilities through transition planning that includes equal access to seniors’ community and residential programs.
Active in the areas of cross sector planning, applied research, caregiver education, innovation in service delivery and policy development. Select one of the links below to learn more about OPADD.
Become a partner in the work of ensuring that older adults with developmental disabilities enjoy the same rights and opportunities to service and support as every senior in Ontario.
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Are you a caregiver for an individual aging with a developmental disability? Reena and Mary Centre of the Archdiocese of Toronto (Mary Centre) are updating the 2006 Transitional Guide – now renamed Aging with a Developmental... Continue reading
OPADD Updates - Aging Report 2017 / 2018
OPADD partner Multidimensional Assessment of Providers and Systems (MAPS) has released an update on their Aging Project, which focuses on the aging population of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Ontario. The project synopsis... Continue reading
Bytes & Bites On Emergency Department Visits
The Toronto Partnership on Aging and Developmental Disabilities (TPADD) has prepared its fourth bi-monthly newsletter. This newsletter follows feedback obtained from Developmental Sector professionals seeking information and knowledge related to supporting persons with a developmental... Continue reading