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

Murder Suicide of Angie and Robert Robinson; BC’s Call to Action

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Inclusion BC held a news conference today in Victoria announcing a plan for regional advocate positions across the province.
Victoria, B.C., October 26, 2015 – Inclusion BC held a news conference today in Victoria announcing a plan for regional advocate positions across the province to help families supporting children with special needs and adults with developmental disabilities. The plan follows recommendations from the BC Coroner’s Inquest into the tragic Prince Rupert murder-suicide of Angie and Robert Robinson.

Results from survey for families supporting an adult son or daughter with developmental disabilities.

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In July, 2015, Inclusion BC conducted a survey for parents of adult sons and daughters with developmental disabilities. 647 people responded within two weeks and the results are concerning.
SUMMARY In July, 2015, Inclusion BC conducted a survey for parents of adult sons and daughters with developmental disabilities. 647 people responded within two weeks.

Inclusion BC at the Claiming Full Citizenship Conference 2015

Inclusion BC is proud to be a sponsor of the UBC Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship's International Conference, Claiming Full CItizenship happening this week in Vancouver (October 15-17, 2015).  An expected 550 people and groups around the world will come together to advance the full citizenship of people with developmental disabilities.
Inclusion BC is excited to sponsor and be a part of the UBC Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship's 2015 International Conference, Claiming Full Citizenship. Here's how we're involved.

Restraint and Seclusion in BC Schools Must be Banned

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Two years after a shocking report revealed the widespread use of restraint and seclusion in BC schools, the BC Government has failed to fulfill their promise to protect students with special needs.
Restraint and Seclusion in BC Schools Must be Banned FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Westminster, B.C.; October 7, 2015 – Two years after a shocking report revealed the widespread use of restraint and seclusion in BC schools, the BC Government has failed to fulfill their promise to protect students with special needs.

News Release: October is Community Inclusion Month

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Throughout the month of October, communities across B.C. are promoting inclusion and celebrating diversity, bringing awareness to the strengths and abilities of people with developmental disabilities.
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Working the posAbilities

Inclusion BC's Executive Director had the opportunity to join posAbilities in celebrating their work building lives for people with developmental disabilities through employment. The following is taken from Faith's blog Inclusion for All and are comments she made to the crowd that came to honour this great work on September 22, 2015 in Burnaby, BC.

Back to School – your resource guide to inclusive education material

It’s back to school for many families, and for families with children and youth with special needs we have resources and information that will help to navigate you through the school year.
It’s back to school for many families, and for families with children and youth with special needs we have resources and information that will help to navigate you through the school year.

Back to School – your resource guide to inclusive education material

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It’s back to school for many families, and for families with children and youth with special needs we have resources and information that will help to navigate you through the school year.
Inclusive education means that all students attend and are welcomed by their neighbourhood schools in age-appropriate, regular classes and are supported to learn, contribute and participate in all aspects of the life of the school.

Inclusion BC Federation Summit on October 3

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As we celebrate our 60th anniversary year and Community Inclusion Month in October, all Inclusion BC members are invited to attend our Federation Summit on October 3 in Burnaby.
Facilitated by Vince Verlaan.

Ready, Willing & Able is nation-wide and online

Ready, Willing & Able has just launched a new website that explains everything about inclusive hiring: Why it’s the right and smart move for employers
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