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May 2, 2011
STEPS Forward BC Initiative for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education (www.steps-forward.org) has agreements with several Universities and Colleges to support students with special needs to attend as auditing students. ...
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April 29, 2011
The BC Self Advocacy Caucus (a group of 14 self advocate leaders from all regions of the province) is holding its elections on June 17. Nominations are now open. ...
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April 28, 2011
Minister of Social Development Harry Bloy was questioned in the Legislature yesterday about his government’s insufficient funding of supports and services for people with disabilities and their families....
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April 20, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living was shocked that the Province chose to print two articles that aggressively targeted students with special needs....
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Income Security
April 14, 2011
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities publishes help sheets on disability programs and benefits in B.C. the recently published a new sheet (#15) for people with disabilities on the Reserve....
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April 14, 2011
Canadians will be going to the polls on May 2, 2011. This is a national election but it plays out in provinces, communities and neighbourhoods. Across B.C. and Canada, individuals and groups are working together to make disability an election issue. ...
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April 13, 2011
Support Worker Central is an online database designed to match individuals, families and agencies with compatible support workers in their communities. ...
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Employment
April 13, 2011
The Ministry of Social Development has published a Request for Proposals (RFP) for employment service providers interested in providing services under the new employment program in B.C....
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April 13, 2011
It was reported in the news late last week that a six year old boy with autism had been suspended from school because of an investigation by WorkSafe BC that was initiated by the school....
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April 13, 2011
In an effort to have the voices of family members and persons with developmental disabilities inform our advocacy work, the BC Association for Community Living is embarking on a provincial "conversation tour."...
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