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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!

Measuring Up Committee's Employment Conference

Community Living Month Balloon Rally

Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 11:00am - 3:30pm
Vancouver
OCTOBER IS COMMUNITY LIVING MONTH SO LET’S STAND TOGETHER We are having a Balloon Rally organized on Sunday October 16, 2011. The rally will take place at the Vancouver Public Library located at 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver. (3 blocks south east from the Granville Skytrain station) It will start at 11:00 am sharp and will continue until approximately 3:00pm. We will have a petition for people to sign as well as flyers to hand out to the general public.

North Shore ASBC Lecture Series: Types of ABA: Similarities and Differences

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
West Vancouver
North Shore ASBC Lecture Series The North Shore ASBC Support Group proudly presents: a presentation on Types of ABA: Similarities and Differences by Nathan Searle, M.Sc., BCBA, Behaviour Consultant   Date: Tuesday, Oct 18, starting at 7:00pm

Simon Fraser SCL presents: A Spooktacular Fall Celebration

Friday, October 21, 2011 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Port Coquitlam
A Spooktacular Fall Celebration Come Celebrate Community Living Month FREE FUN for the Entire Family MUSIC * Food *CRAFTS * Games* ENTERTAINMENT Date: October 21, 2011 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Location: Hyde Creek Recreation Centre, 1379 Laurier Avenue, Port Coquitlam, BC

Raising Up For Downs: Parent Networking Meeting

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Burnaby
The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society is Proud to Sponsor and Present: RISING UP FOR DOWNS PARENT NETWORKING GROUP Date: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Place: 1409 Sperling Ave, Burnaby

ASPECT 2011 Provincial Conference

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 9:00am - Friday, November 4, 2011 - 3:00pm
Vancouver
  Date: November 3 & 4, 2011 Location: Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites, 1763 Comox Street, Vancouver, BC Conference Rates: Member: $395 +HST, Non-Member: $449 +HST

posAbilities presents the 7th Annual Art Show

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Burnaby
Date: October 27, 2011 5:00PM - 9:00PM Location: Hertiage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver For more information about the Art Show, please visit the posAbilities' Art Show website.

ACT's Workshop: Technology for Your Toolbox: Boardmaker and iPad

Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
Vancouver
Autism Community Training presents: Technology for Your Toolbox: Boardmaker and iPad Presented by Brenda Fossett, Ph.D., BCBA-D, University of British Columbia Date: Saturday November 26th, 2011 Location: SFU - Harbour Centre Campus, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Leaving High School – What happens now?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Delta
The Delta Family Alliance Network, the Delta School District and the Delta Community Living Society and present: Leaving High School – What happens now? Click here for flyer

Reach Child and Youth Development Society's Individual Education Plan Workshop

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Delta/Ladner
Reach Child and Youth Development Society's Individual Education Plan Workshop   Learn how to have an IEP (Individual Education Plan) that is: goal-oriented, measurable, consist of specific strategies, & reviewed regularly, so it really helps your children to maximize their potential. * Appropriate for parents of children aged 5 - 18* Facilitated by: Pam Collins

Measuring Up Committee's Employment Conference

Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 8:00am - Friday, October 21, 2011 - 4:00pm
Surrey
Surrey's Measuring Up Committee presents: Employment Conference Creating an Inclusive WorkplaceBeing True to the Dream of Diversity   Featuring: Denise Bissonnette; For over 15 years Denise has been designing and conducting seminars, throughout North America, on topics related to employment, job search, career development and workforce diversity. Special Guest: Honorable Stephanie Cadieux
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