Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) Layoffs – August 28, 2013

The Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) has notified its professional staff that it will be significantly reducing the hours of therapy services it provides to preschool age children in the Province come September 2013.  With these announced reductions and previous reductions, SMD has reduced its Occupational Therapy services by 51%, Physiotherapy services by 61% and Speech Language Pathology services by 22% over the last year.  The resulting layoffs and unfilled positions will reduce therapy services by 8.3 full-time positions.  …. read more here