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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.

What's New in Inclusive Education

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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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
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 12, 2011
BCACL representatives recently met with the new Minister of Social Development, Harry Bloy and Deputy Minister Mark Sieben on April 4, 2011 to discuss urgent issues affecting people with developmental disabilities and their families. ...
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February 14, 2011
Equitas is an international human rights organization that has developed a human rights curriculum for youth in Canada. They have received some funding to adapt the curriculum for British Columbia and are hosting a focus group in Vancouver......
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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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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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October 27, 2010
BCACL has submitted a written report to the Select Standing Committee on Finance as part of the provincial pre-budget consultation process. ...
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