50 Years at KW Hab, the 1970s

50 Years at KW Hab

50 Years at KW Hab, the 1970s

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by Margie McLean

In the 1970s in Ontario, it was common for people with developmental disabilities to live in institutions.  In fact, the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services noted in 1976 that more than 10,000 people with developmental disabilities were provided with “residential care” in 16 facilities across the province.  The families that came together to […]

50 Years at KW Habilitation, our history before 1971.

Posted on: January 12th, 2021 by Margie McLean

Celebrating 50 years at KW Habilitation is an exciting accomplishment, but our history goes back even further than 1971.  We would not be able to properly honour our golden anniversary if we first didn’t mention the dedicated and hard-working group of parents who came together in the 1950s.  With concerns about their children’s needs, their […]