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Adult Special Education (ASE) Post Secondary Programs in B.C. (a list) by ASE Provincial Articulation Representatives
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
This is a list of program names and contact information for institutions across B.C. that offer post secondary employment programs. It was compiled at an ASE Provincial Articulation meeting by ASE representatives from across the province. Read more...
BC Disability Benefits Help Sheet by Disability Alliance BC, updated May, 2015
The Disability Alliance Coalition's Help Sheets are a series of self-help guides that help people learn about and access BC's disability benefits and programs. Read more...
Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship Research on a variety of topics by Community Living Research - UBC
The Community Living Research project at UBC has completed several literature reviews on various topics related to developmental disability. One such review explores the status of non-residential support services in BC, Canada and abroad. Another examines issues of transition from school to adult Read more...
Easy-Read Guide to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by written, designed and produced for Department for Work and Pensions by the ‘EasyRead’ service @ Inspired Services Publishing Ltd. ISL366/07
Thursday, November 1, 2007
An easy to read guide to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Read more...
Finding a Job and Keeping it - Tips for Self Advocates by BCACL, the BC Self Advocacy Foundation, and the Self Advocacy Caucus
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
This is a plain language booklet for self advocates that gives helpful tips about finding a job and keeping it. See the table of contents below. Why work? ................................................................................................................. 4 Top ten reasons why Read more...
Get on the Train, A Learning Tour on Employment Final Report by Innovation Support Network's Subcommittee on Employment, Fall 2008
In the spring of 2009, a unique opportunity for sharing, learning and networking occurred that allowed people from around the province to gather and share information, resources and ideas related to employment for people with disabilities. Host agencies organized one of the six day events in their Read more...
Making it Real: UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Canadian Association for Community Living, October, 2009
A call to action on ratification and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Provides straight-forward, easy to read background information about the CRPD. Read more...
National Fact Sheet on Employment by Canadian Association for Community Living, 2010
A fact sheet on employment created by the National Action Committee on Employment, co-ordinated by the Canadian Association for Community Living. The fact sheet looks at key issues regardnig employment, background information, and what we need to achieve employment equity. Read more...
On my Way - Transition planning workshop guide for students and families by Inclusion BC, 2013, 12 pp
Friday, July 17, 2015
Updated Guide July 17, 2015 This guide was originally developed as a part of Inclusion BC's Transition Planning Workshop, which is presented to families in communities throughout the province. It can also be used on its own to help prepare a student for life after high school. Read more...
Real Work for Real Pay; A booklet by self advocates, for self advocates by BCACL, 2008
'Real Work for Real Pay' is a book written by self advocates, for self advocates. It describes the learning and success of six self advocacy groups in British Columbia who completed employment projects in their communities. The booklet also explores the dreams, rights and responsibilities that self Read more...