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

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What's New in Inclusive Education

October 22, 2014
On Friday, October 17, 2014, Inclusion BC submitted the written segment of our presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services for input towards the provincial budget 2015 consultation....
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October 21, 2014
Vote for school trustees who will fight for inclusive education and a ban on restraints and seclusion. This is a toolkit with issue fact sheets for groups, organizations, and individuals....
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October 2, 2014
Opinion: Special needs kids in B.C. aren’t always getting the chances to succeed by Faith Bodnar and Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Special to the Vancouver Sun...
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September 12, 2014
CBC Radio Vancouver recently aired a week-long series on the status of inclusive education in BC. Inclusion BC Executive Director Faith Bodnar spoke to CBC in the class composition segment. ...
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September 11, 2014
Inclusion BC has created an advocacy guide for families to help navigate through the BC Education Labour Dispute....
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September 11, 2014
As the attention around restraint and seclusion in schools grows in BC, the Family Support Institute and Inclusion BC created a guide to help families prevent, recognize, and act on cases of restraint and seclusion that affect their children both directly and indirectly....
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August 26, 2014
The Ministry of Children and Family Development will be providing additional Supported Child Development funding to cover in-school hours for families with special needs children currently accessing services....
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August 21, 2014
The BC government’s announcement of a $40/day “learning and supervision” fund for each day that a child under the age of 13 misses school due to the labour dispute offers little help for families. ...
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July 2, 2014
Four resolutions were passed at Inclusion BC's Annual General Meeting in Nanaimo on June 14th. These resolutions will help guide our important work around transition planning, assisted suicide, personal support networks and restraint and seclusion in B.C. schools....
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May 26, 2014
The ongoing labour dispute between the BC Teacher’s Federation and the Provincial Government, including rotating strikes by teachers and the recent lock out announced by the government, creates turmoil for parents of children with special needs....
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