Youth Mental Health in Education (YMHE) Action Group – Ensuring Accessible Education for Students with Mental Health Disabilities

  • October 21, 2014
  • BakerLaw
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On October 7, 2014, Toronto District School Board teacher Sheryl Boswell hosted the “Taking Action in Youth Mental Health in Education” event to raise awareness and funds for the Youth Mental Health in Education (YMHE) Action group.  The YMHE Action group is comprised of educators, parents, people with experience in mental health issues, and concerned community members, all of whom share the goals of increasing awareness of youth mental health issues in the educational system and ensuring that accessible education is a reality for all.

To learn more about the event and the work of the YMHE Action group, please read this article (link to article) or watch the videos on the YMHE website (link to website), where you can also make donations to support accessible education for students with mental health disabilities.

For more information about accommodation in education, please feel free to contact us (link), or please review our bakerlaw brochure designed to highlight some avenues in seeking and maintaining accommodation for students with disabilities in education: Guide to Accommodations in Education for Students with Disabilities (link to brochure)

 

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