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I’m Living Proof that Ontario Goofed When They Disabled my Human Rights

I’m living proof that Ontario goofed when they disabled my human rights. Please sign my petition demanding an apology from the Ontario Government at Change.org Read the BC Civil Liberties letter to Ontario Ministry of Health re: Violation of Teresa Pocock’s Human Rights

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I Don’t Belong in a Nursing Home

I Don’t Belong in a Nursing Home. I have places to go. Things to do. People to meet. Please sign Teresa Pocock’s petition July 23, 2014 With the stroke of a pen, my disabled sister’s human right to decide where

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The Big Five-Oh! Happy Birthday, Teresa!

Oh Teresa, the places you’ll go! And the things you will do. The people you’ll meet. Who will cheer you and greet. Fifty years young and your life has just begun. You’re a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful one. Oh Teresa, the

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Teresa is power-walking to protect Human Rights for all people with disabilities!

Please sign Teresa’s petition at Change.org Teresa Power Walks: Forced into a Nursing Home at 49. Now She’s Free! Watch Teresa Pocock ‘power walk’ — and ask yourself how anyone could think she belongs in a nursing home! It is

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Toronto Star: Teresa’s passport to a new life with Down syndrome

Toronto Star: Teresa’s passport to a new life with Down syndrome,

Great story in the Toronto Star by Antonia Zerbisias about Teresa and her adventures “power-walking” toward independent living! Teresa’s passport to a new life with Down syndrome March 29, 2014 Antonia ZerbisiasPosted with permission from Toronto Star Teresa Pocock is

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I Love My Human Rights

Teresa Pocock: I Love My Human Rights

I love my human rights. Please don’t take them away just because I have Down syndrome. Please sign Teresa Pocock’s petition demanding an apology from the CCAC and Rekai Centre at Change.org. Thank you.

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Toronto Central CCAC Apologizes to Teresa

CCAC Apologizes

Just two days after Teresa launched her Change.org petition the Toronto Central CCAC (Community Care Access Centre) has stepped forward with an apology. Toronto Central CCAC CEO Stacey Daub writes: Teresa I am very sorry for what has happened to

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Human Rights Should Never Be Disabled

Please support Teresa’s Human Rights. Sign her Petition on Change.org You can get your own copy of the poster (13″ x 19″) on glossy paper at Zazzle: Buy Poster: Human Rights Should Never Disabled.

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Please Say You’re Sorry… Video

Teresa asks, Please Say Sorry

Teresa Pocock is 49 years old and has Down Syndrome. She is asking the CCAC to apologize for improperly taking away her human right to decide where she lives. She is asking the Rekai Centre to apologize for calling the

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Human Rights Should Never Be Disabled. Forced into LongTerm Care at 49, Teresa wants apology.

Teresa Pocock Petition

By Franke James on Change.org. Please sign: Teresa’s Petition at Change.org With the stroke of a pen, my disabled sister’s human right to decide where she lives was wrongly taken away. In a heart-breaking move, Teresa who has Down syndrome,

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