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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.

Fourth National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Rights Now! Youth Conference

Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 8:30am - 9:30pm
Do you know your rights? The Queen Alexandra Youth Advisory Council has been working hard to answer that question. On May 8th, 2010, prepare to attend a conference like no other. With interesting speakers, good food, and fun entertainment, Rights Now! is set to blow you away with rights you never probably knew you had. Visit the Rights NOW! website for more information. The deadline for registration is April 27, 2010.

BC Self Advocacy Caucus Elections

Friday, June 18, 2010 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Be a part of democracy in action as self advocates from across the province elect their provincial representatives on the BC Self Advocacy Caucus, a group of self advocates that help guide the work of the BC Association for Community Living.

SOLD OUT - BC People First Conference and AGM - Power in Unity

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 8:30am - Friday, June 18, 2010 - 2:30pm
June 17th and 18th will see the renewed and re-energised BC People First’s first conference in a few years, at the Hilton Metrotown in Burnaby. BC People First is an independent group of people who have been labelled, and have been a provincial voice for rights since 1981. Read the brochure here.

Health & Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 (All day) - Friday, October 1, 2010 (All day)
Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders Registration and complete conference brochure now available. Please go to http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Brochures/Brochure_Health&Wellbeing2010.pdf to view complete conference brochure.

18th Annual David Berman Memorial Concurrent Disorders Conference

Monday, May 17, 2010 (All day) - Wednesday, May 19, 2010 (All day)
This conference aims to inspire and support individuals to work with people with concurrent disorders by providing evidence-supported skills and strategies, highlighting latest research and resources related to concurrent disorders, and promoting networking and the sharing of information and perspectives. Read the brochure here. Register here. When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: May 17 - 19, 2010

Disability Resource Network 2010 Conference

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 8:00am - Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 4:00pm
Pathways To Success: The Power of Inquiry, Connections & Mentorship This conference will bring together practitioners in both programs and services in post-secondary institutions from around the province, along with community based programs. This year's theme aims to bring you new information through inquiry, expand and strengthen your efforts through connections among all stakeholders, and foster success through mentorship.

International Forum on Legal Capacity and Supported Decision Making

Thursday, April 15, 2010 - 8:30am - Friday, April 16, 2010 - 3:00pm
On April 15 & 16, 2010, the Canadian Association for Community Living and the British Columbia Association for Community Living, in Partnership with Inclusion International and Inclusion Europe, hosted an international forum on legal capacity and supported decision making. Read the program here.  

Fourth National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 (All day) - Saturday, April 17, 2010 (All day)
Facing the Future Together: Where Do We Go From Here? This conference will bring together a diverse group of professionals and families to share research, experience and practice in order to sustain and enhance the lives of adolescents and adults with FASD, their families, service providers, and communities. Full conference brochure and registration information. When: April 14th - 17th, 2010 Where: The Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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