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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.

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 Inclusive Education

June 11, 2012
BCACL has issued its 2011/2012 Annual Report. It has been a busy year!...
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April 30, 2012
BCACL is happy to announce four winners of our national inclusive education awards. Winners were chosen from Mission, Prince George, Cranbrook and Nicola Valley....
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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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February 10, 2012
To highlight National Inclusive Education Month and to bring attention to the many positive examples of inclusive classrooms and schools across the country, the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) has created a national certificate of recognition....
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February 1, 2012
This year, along with people from across Canada, BCACL is celebrating February as Inclusive Education Month. Look out for great education resources that we will be posting here and on Facebook and Twitter throughout the month....
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December 12, 2011
The 2012 BCACL Conference Planning Committee is seeking submissions of artwork from artists who are self advocates. The theme of this year's conference is "Moving Forward: Steadfast and Strong”....
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December 1, 2011
BCACL will host its 2012 conference, "Moving Forward: Steadfast and Strong" in Penticton, British Columbia on May 30-June 2, 2012. We are now accepting workshop proposals. The deadline for proposals is January 20, 2012....
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December 1, 2011
This blog post by Sara Tham from Steps Forward Inclusive Education Society tells career counsellors about post secondary options for students with special needs. ...
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November 15, 2011
As the media continues to cover the issues facing people with developmental disabilities and their families, many people are confusing BCACL with the provincial funding body, Community Living BC (CLBC). ...
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July 5, 2011
BCACL representatives met with the Minister of Education on May 31, 2011 to discuss important issues affecting students with special needs, their families and the state of inclusive education in B.C. Below is a summary of our concerns and the Minister's responses....
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