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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!

What's New in Disability Supports

February 19, 2013
Inclusion BC Executive Director Faith Bodnar and political analyst and Inclusion BC supporter Michael Prince were in Victoria to respond to the budget and its impact on children and youth with special needs, adults with developmental disabilities and their families....
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January 9, 2013
Workshop proposals are welcome for the 2013 BCACL Conference, WE are Community: Defining Inclusion, to take place on May 22-25, 2013 at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in downtown Vancouver. The deadline for proposals is January 11....
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October 24, 2012
The Ministry of Social Development is hosting community engagement workshops in 14 communities throughout the province to get feedback on the proposed integrated service delivery model....
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September 26, 2012
The provincial government is asking for public input as it forms its 2013 budget. Members of the public can now register to present to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. Meetings are held across the province....
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June 19, 2012
BCACL is encouraged by these first steps that address the need for different ministries to work together towards a seamless system of support for people with developmental disabilities and their families. ...
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June 11, 2012
BCACL has issued its 2011/2012 Annual Report. It has been a busy year!...
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June 8, 2012
Thank you to everyone who supported our 2012 Conference in Penticton, Moving Forward, Steadfast and Strong. Whether you were a participant, presenter, volunteer, sponsor or exhibitor, you helped make this year's conference memorable....
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April 23, 2012
BCACL was happy to write one of the letters supporting the nomination of the Times Colonist to receive a Michener award for exposing cutbacks and policies within CLBC that were impacting the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families. ...
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February 28, 2012
BCACL encourages members to register for the conference below, March 27-28, 2012 in Prince George, BC on aging with intellectual/developmental disabilities, following the Executive Directors Network meeting on March 26....
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February 21, 2012
BC's Minister of Finance announced the 2012 provincial budget today. The budget confirmed previous announcements of funding increase to CLBC, the Ministry of Social Development and to the Ministry of Education (classroom improvement fund). ...
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