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Missed the Festival? View a selection of the films on the NFB Playlist!

A year long celebration including marches, parties, workshops, grants and film making. Join the conversation at disabilitypride.ca

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.

CANCELLED: Jeff Strully: "Jay Nolan Community Services..."

Theatre Terrific Presents Waiting for Godot

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 (All day) - Saturday, September 18, 2010 (All day)
Vancouver
When: Sept. 8 - 11 & 15-18 at 8:00pm Matinee- Sat. 18th at 2:00pm Where: Vancouver Japanese United Church, 4010 Victoria Drive, Vancouver Ticket information- 604.637.6380 Tickets can be purchased at the door or online through Vancouver Fringe Festival. Website: go to www.theatreterrific.ca

Theatre Terrific Presents Waiting for Godot

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 (All day) - Saturday, September 11, 2010 (All day)
Vancouver
When: Sept. 8 - 11 & 15-18 at 8:00pm Matinee- Sat. 18th at 2:00pm Where: Vancouver Japanese United Church, 4010 Victoria Drive, Vancouver Ticket information- 604.637.6380 Tickets can be purchased at the door or online through Vancouver Fringe Festival. Website: go to www.theatreterrific.ca

Employer Appreciation Breakfast - Richmond

Monday, October 4, 2010 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Richmond
Please join Richmond SCL for a continental breakfast as we kick off the Community Living Month and celebrate the local businesses that support our Employment Program. Please RSVP by Sept 30th. Where: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel - Cedarbridge Room, 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC Who: Richmond HandyCrew Cooperative Richmond Society for Community Living Phone: 604-279-7040 Email: info@rscl.org Website: www.rscl.org  

6th Annual Art Show for B.C. Artists with Developmental Disabilities - Vancouver

Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Vancouver
You're invited to join us as a participant, art lover and/or supporter of Community Living. Enjoy the diverse selections of artwork in various mediums; great food, live music, and experience the confidence and joy that the artists bring to this beautifully historic building. Over 400 pieces in a variety of media will be presented for sale. Artists note - registration is open until September 24th. Where: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver. For more information including registration packages, please visit our web-site. Phone: (604) 299-4001

The Age of Empathy, The Exile of Exclusion

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 12:30am - 2:00pm
Vancouver
Is Autism an "empathy disorder," as Simon Baron-Cohen says? And if, as many today claim, empathy is fundamental to human identity, then where does this leave people identified as autistic? During this talk, Dr, McDonagh will dissect the autism / empathy dichotomy while exploring the parallel histories of these concepts. Where: Room 200, Jack Bell Building, School of Social Work, UBC, 2080 West Mall Contact: Cindy Chapman, Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship Phone: 604-822-5872 Email: cic.ubc@ubc.ca  

Individual Education Planning for Parents - 2 Part Workshop

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Coquitlam
The Family & Individual Support Program presents a 2 Part Workshop for parents who have school age children with extra support needs. The workshops are dedicated to information and discussion on IEP Planning, Special Education Funding, School District 43 programs and services for students with special needs, effective advocacy, building collaborative relationships with your school and more.

Individual Education Planning for Parents - 2 part workshop

Monday, September 27, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Coquitlam
The Family & Individual Support Program presents a 2 Part Workshop for parents who have school age children with extra support needs. The workshops are dedicated to information and discussion on IEP Planning, Special Education Funding, School District 43 programs and services for students with special needs, effective advocacy, building collaborative relationships with your school and more.

Big Picture Award Gala - Vancouver

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Vancouver
Join us for an evening of celebration and film to thank our local heroes Si and Tim Stainton for more than 25 years of dedication to the Community Living movement. The reception will begin at 5:30pm sharp, followed by a brief award presentation and film screening of Me, Too. Tickets are $25/each. Advance purchase of tickets is recommended as seating is limited. Where: VanCity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver This is event is presented by posAbilities, Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion and Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture.

The CLBC Employment Policy - How Will it Affect You?

Monday, October 4, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Burnaby
This FREE workshop is for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. There will be a panel of presenters and question/answer period. The panel includes: Barb Penner, CLBC Employment Initiative Coordinator Laurelee Olszowiec, BCACL Employment Coordinator Ministry of Housing and Social Development representative (PWD) Self-advocates Family members Space is limited. Please register by September 28th by phoning 604.299.4001.

CANCELLED: Jeff Strully: "Jay Nolan Community Services..."

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Burnaby/Vancouver
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled.   Jeff Strully - “Jay Nolan Community Services: A Practical Example of How An Agency CanTransform Itself...
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