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Our new report shows the continued systemic use of restraint and seclusion in BC schools. Read more.

Watch our 60th Anniversary video that honours and remembers the civil rights history of people with intellectual disabilities in BC. Read more about our history here.

From December 1-3, we're celebrating the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Film festivals will be held in 5 locations across BC. Stay tuned for details!

MCFD-sponsored Online Autism Training: Winter 2014 Application Deadline Approaching

Douglas College will be offering a January-May 2014 session of Online Autism Outreach Training to Behaviour Interventionists living in remote or rural BC.

 This opportunity is presented in partnership with the Ministry of Children and Family Development.  Classes begin mid-January 2014 and run through May 2014.

Apply now – spaces are extremely limited. The deadline is November 1, 2013. Approved applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Group applications are encouraged. This is an outstanding learning opportunity to take two college level courses for a significant savings. Courses are taught by BACB® certified Behaviour Analysts with extensive experience in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder and ABA. Student fees are only $203.75 plus a text book, which is a savings of over $600.00!

All coursework is done online, so you don’t need to relocate or travel to take advantage of this opportunity. Plus, you'll have the advantage of participating in real time video seminars with your fellow studets and instructors every other week.

Please share with your networks and families who have a child with autism in rural and remote BC. For more important information and the application form, please see  the following link: