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Campbell Government changes Community Living Act regulations to enshrine an I.Q of 70 or below as criterion for receiving services

Summary: 
Faced with a second petition filed by the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) on behalf of a youth who did not meet CLBC's eligibility criteria based on I.Q., the Provincial Government has changed the regulations guiding the Community Living Authority Act...

to enshrine an I.Q. of 70 or below as a criterion for receiving services from Community Living BC (CLBC).

BCACL's social policy statement on eligibility for community living services and supports.

BCACL press release dated July 23, 2008.