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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.

A workshop about Individualized Funding and Microboards

Families Promoting Employment First

Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
North Vancouver
Families Promoting Employment First Employment holds an important part in everyone's life Join the Family Support Institute in a workshop that can help you to develop some ideas and strategies around employment for your son or daughter! We can help you being to think differently about employment and what it means to your loved ones.

2011 Fraser Self Advocates Conference

Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:30am - 4:00pm
Surrey
Date: March 17, 2011 from 9:30 to 4:00 Location: Newton Cultural Centre - 13530 72nd Avenue, Surrey (King George Highway & 72nd) Come make new friends, learn, chat and have fun! Join your peers and friends to discuss topics that are of interest to you. This conference is put on by self-advocates in the Fraser communities, to learn from each other. Topics may include:

Technology for Your Toolbox: Boardmaker & iPad

Friday, April 1, 2011 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Vancouver
Technology for Your Toolbox: Boardmaker & iPad Presented by Brenda Fossett, Ph.D., BCBA-D, University of British Columbia Date: Friday, April 1, 2011 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Registration starts at 8 a.m.) Location: Harbour Centre Campus, Simon Fraser University, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Tax Tips for Families and Inclusive Post Secondary Education for PWD

Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Delta
Delta Community Living Society, & the Delta Family Alliance Network invite you to attend: Tax tips for families with a relative with a developmental disability (morning) Inclusive post secondary education for young adults with developmental disabilities (afternoon)   Date: 10:00am – 3:00pm, Saturday, 5th March, 2011

Floor Hockey Championship

Friday, February 18, 2011 - 9:00am - Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 3:00pm
Vancouver
Ice Hockey Championships are taking place on: February 18th: 9:00am – 6pm February 19th: 8:30am-3pm Where: UBC Student Recreation Centre, 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

Ice Sport Championships

Friday, February 11, 2011 - 8:00am - Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 4:30pm
Coquitlam
Ice Sport Championships are taking place on: February 11th: 8am-6:15pm February 12th: 8am-4:30pm Where: Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, 633 Poirier Street, Coquitlam

A Spring Social Fundraiser Celebrating World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Friday, March 18, 2011 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Surrey
The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society presents the Spring Social Fundraising for World Down Syndrome Day. Date: March 18, 2011  Doors open at 6PM, Buffet Dinner at 7PM Location: Fraser Downs, 17750 60th Avenue, Surrey *50 available advance ticket purchase: $35 - Adults, $25 - Seniors/Self Advocates, price includes buffet dinner* PLUS enjoy:

Learning Social Thinking in a Group Setting: Results of the Summer Social Camp

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
West Vancouver
North Shore ASBC Lecture Series presents a presentation on Learning Social Thinking in a Group Setting: Results of the Summer Social Camp by Jenny Gorton, M.A., SLP, Kathryn Theroux, M.S., RCC, ABLE Development Clinic GUEST SPEAKERS:

Rising Up For Downs Parent Networking Group

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Burnaby
Location: 1409 Sperling Ave, Burnaby Free childcare is provided! About Mackay Potter, BCRPA, Certified Personal Trainer: Unlike the traditional fitness trainer, I was not always athletic and physically fit. Throughout my life, I struggled with exercising regularly and controlling my weight. In high school, sports were not my forte and so my foundation for pursuing any physical activity was negative.

A workshop about Individualized Funding and Microboards

Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 10:00am - 2:30pm
Delta
Download the registration form here Presenter: Linda Perry, Vela Microboard Association. Venue: Delta Community Living Society, #1-3800-72nd Street, Delta, BC V4K 3N2 Target Audience: Parents and family members of adults and youth with developmental disabilities.
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