Education Law – Children with special needs
Mom, what are my Health Care Rights?
This resource discusses the health and mental health rights of young people under 18. Topics covered include the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) and health care options for people who do not qualify for OHIP. It has information on the rights of young people to see a doctor or a health care practioner without a parent or guardian, and the privacy of health records. There is also information on consent and capacity to receive medical or psychiatric treatment, including when someone is found "incapable".