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Watch our 60th Anniversary video that honours and remembers the civil rights history of people with developmental disabilities in BC. Read more about our history here.

What's New in Inclusive Education

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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June 28, 2011
Our 2010/2011 annual report is now available online. Take a look and see what we have been up to for the last year!...
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June 22, 2011
The Province of BC has launched an interactive discussion guide on personalized learning in the BC education system. The Ministry of Education is asking for your feedback and any questions you might have about the initiative....
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May 2, 2011
STEPS Forward BC Initiative for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education (www.steps-forward.org) has agreements with several Universities and Colleges to support students with special needs to attend as auditing students. ...
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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 13, 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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