Month: October 2020

Manitoba Advocate launches survey for parents and caregivers of children and youth with disabilities

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After receiving significant feedback and concerns from stakeholders in the disabilities sector, the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth (MACY) is embarking on her first major child death investigation and research project into the provincial disabilities system, which requires input from parents and caregivers of children and youth with disabilities. Manitoba Advocate Daphne Penrose is …

Manitoba Advocate hosts Safe and Sound webinars

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October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) awareness month. In Canada, sudden and unexplained deaths remain the second leading cause of death for infants between the ages of one month and 12 months. Over the last 10 years, 145 Manitoba infants died unexpectedly in their sleep. Sleep-related infant deaths are not only a serious public …