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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.

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

What's New in All

January 24, 2011
BCACL has written a letter to Hon. Mary Polak, Minister of Children and Families, regarding the delays therapists have been experiencing in receiving payments from the Autism Funding Unit within the Ministry. ...
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January 15, 2011
We are happy to announce that three winners have been selected for the 2011 National Inclusive Education Awards....
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January 14, 2011
Thank you to all of the 457 family members and individuals who filled out our "Count me in" survey. ...
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Employment
January 14, 2011
BCACL has created a Fact Sheet to help give clarity to the new Employment Program in B.C. ...
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Employment
January 13, 2011
The Canadian Association for Supported Employment 2011 Conference is being held in Halifax from June 7-9, 2011. Registration is now open....
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Employment
January 10, 2011
This online course is a 2-week, 18 hour training program focusing on on developing career goals through innovative vocational assessment, career development skills, and vocational profiling."...
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December 7, 2010
The Disability Advisory Committee of the Community Legal Assistance Society (of which BCACL is a member) hosted a community forum titled "Honouring the Convention: A Call to Action in B.C." on December 10, 2010, the International Day of Human Rights....
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December 3, 2010
Today, on the the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Canadian Association for Community Living released its annual National Report Card on the Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disabilities....
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Income Security
November 18, 2010
Conservative MPs approved a report that recommends a national poverty reduction strategy that would address the poverty experienced by people with disabilities. Recommendations address issues such as the Disability Tax Credit, the Opportunities Fund and Labour Market Agreement allocations....
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