Bakerlaw is a recognized leader in disability and human rights law.

We have developed extensive experience representing non-profit organizations, employees, patients, students and parents from a wide range of social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Based in Toronto, Canada, we offer a broad range of litigation services, and also advocate for our clients

outside the courtroom in mediations and negotiations, and through government relations and research work.

Recent Articles

Bring Evidence-Based ABA to school! A guide to advocate for your child’s access to education
  • February 20, 2019

Many children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis suffer from a lack of access to meaningful education. Meaningful access to education is a basic human right. Many school boards refuse to provide Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) in the classroom…

Changes to the Ontario Autism Program
  • February 7, 2019

On February 6, 2019, the Ontario government announced changes to the Ontario Autism Program. Read about the changes and the implications in the links below. Toronto Star article (link). Global News article (link).

Age Discrimination in the Workplace
  • December 27, 2018

A recent Globe and Mail article explored the growing number of human rights complaints involving workplace age discrimination. Companies cannot fire or refuse to hire an older employee on the basis of age. Yet, they may find a way to…

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