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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!

Road to Inclusion: Port Coquitlam

Crazy Hat Dance at Stage Door

Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Vancouver
Stage Door is once again hosting its famous Crazy Hats Dance. Where a funny hat and enjoy tunes by DJ "Mad Hatter"! Where: Heritage Hall - 3102 Main Street (at 15th Ave) When: Thursday, Mar 31 6:30pm – 9pm Tickets: $10 in Advance at Stage Door or $12 at the door. Call for information: 604-872-1252    

Story Telling Workshop With David Roche and Marlena Blavin

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 10:00am - 8:30pm
Vancouver
Storytelling workshops for Self Advocates and families Learn storytelling skills to boost your advocacy efforts!  

Forum on Aging: Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families (Delta)

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Delta
Join the discussion… Create better understanding of the needs of adults with developmental disabilities and their families as they age. We welcome your input!

Forum on Aging: Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families (Surrey)

Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Surrey
Join the discussion… Create better understanding of the needs of adults with developmental disabilities and their families as they age. We welcome your input!

Forum on Aging: Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families (White Rock)

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
White Rock
Join the discussion… Create better understanding of the needs of adults with developmental disabilities and their families as they age. We welcome your input!

3rd Annual Multicultural Family Resource Fair

Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vancouver
A free event for families with children 0-5 years The Fair features: Free Vision Checks for 3 yr olds Story Time & Activities for Tots Immigrant Support Services Information on Health, Safety, Child Care & more (Resources in multiple languages) Date: Friday, March 18, 2011 10am - noon Location: UBC Acadia Commons Block, 2707 Tennis Crescent, Vancouver Free Coffee, Tea, and Healthy Snacks Visitor Parking Available

Beyond the Birds and Bees Sexuality & Your Child With Differing Abilities

North Vancouver School District & West Vancouver School District in partnership with SHADE Consulting presents:   Beyond the Birds and Bees: Sexuality & Your Child With Differing Abilities   Date: Wednesday, April 6th at 7-9:00 pm Location: Leo Marshall Curriculum Centre, 810 West 21st Street, North Vancouver Designed for families with children (Gr. 3 – 9) with unique learning needs, to address the body changes of puberty, healthy relationships and personal boundaries.

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Info Session

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Richmond
Date: March 15, 2011 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Location: West Richmond Community Centre, 9180 No. 1 Road, Richmond Learn more about this new federally registered savings plan delivered by the Government of Canada. You may be eligible to receive annual grants of up to $3,500 depending on your contribution and family income and receive up to $1,000 of bonds every year of up to 20 years even with no financial contribution. New provisions of Carry Forward & Roll Over!will also cover too.

Addressing Behavioural Concerns through Nutrition

Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Vancouver
What we eat, when we eat, how we eat, and what our body does with it directly impact behaviour, mood, emotions, and our brain's ability to function, learn, and flourish. Free talk for families or individuals challenged with behavioural symptoms, such as those included under the labels of: ADD ADHD Autism Asperger's OCD Eating Disorders Bipolar Schizophrenia Join us to find out what you can do to play an active role in the healing process.

Road to Inclusion: Port Coquitlam

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Coquitlam
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The BC Association for Community Living is developing advocacy strategies for the upcoming year and wants to hear from people with developmental disabilities and their family members. Please join us in Coquitlam as part of a our series of community talks. When: Thursday April 14, 2011, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
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