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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!

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.


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Inclusive iPad/iTouch Apps for (Special) Education by Eric Sailers
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education. Read more...
Institution Watch - Special edition focuses on demolition of Woodlands Institution by People First of Canada and the Canadian Association for Community Living
Thursday, November 10, 2011
The focus of the fall 2011 edition of Institution Watch is the final demolition of the Centre Block of the Woodlands Institution in BC. Read more...
Institution Watch Newsletter by People First of Canada CACL Joint Task Force on Deinstitutionalization
Institution Watch is a newsletter written and produced by the People First of Canada CACL Joint Task Force on Deinstitutionalization. The newsletter is dedicated to monitoring the progress toward a vision of full community living for all persons with intellectual disabilities.   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...
Parent's Guide to Universal Design of Learning (UDL) by SET-BC (Special Education Technology – British Columbia) 2015
This brief helps parents understand UDL and how it can benefit students with learning disabilities. Read more...
Possibilities! (newsletter) by the Family Support Institute
This is a quarterly newsletter produced by and for family members of people with disabilities, providing information on a variety of issues important to families. 4/year, $25/year includes membership. Contact FSI at fsi@fsibc.com to subscribe. Read more...
Poverty and Disability: Looking Inside a Tie that Really Binds by Cameron Crawford, IRIS
Monday, November 16, 2009
Income Security
Research from the Institute for Research on Inclusion and Society. Presented for the first time at the BCACL Poverty Forum on November 16, 2009. 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...