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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!

Our new report shows the continued systemic use of restraint and seclusion in BC schools. Read more.

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.

CanAssist talks to youth about social media - Victoria

Forum on Aging: Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families

Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Campbell River
Join the discussion… Create better understanding of the needs of adults with developmental disabilities and their families as they age. We welcome your input!

Families Promoting Employment First

Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Victoria
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.

The Road to Inclusion: One Conversation at a Time

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Victoria
In an effort to have the voices of family members and persons with developmental disabilities inform our advocacy work, the BC Association for Community Living is embarking on a provincial "conversation tour" with a first stop in Victoria. All families and self advocates are invited to attend. The meeting will be co-hosted by BCACL, Community Living Victoria and Lifetime Networks Victoria.    

Families Promoting Employment First

Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Victoria

Community Living Resource Fair - Victoria

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Victoria

Nobody's Perfect Regional Meeting: Nanaimo

Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:45am - 4:00pm
Nanaimo
Date: March 17th, 2011 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM Location: Vancouver Island Conference Centre, 101 Gordon Street, Nanaimo Please RSVP online using the link below, or by phone at 604-678-8884 or bccf@bccf.ca Workshop Fee(s):

The Hidden Potential: A Neurodevelopmental Approach to Labels - Nanaimo

Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Nanaimo
This workshop is for parents who refuse to accept the lowered potential that comes with labels! If you have said, “I know my child is capable of so much more …”

Skills and (Dis) Abilities Community Forum - Victoria

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Victoria
Skills & (Dis)Abilities - Victoria A community response to provincial budget cuts & service redesigns in B.C.’s community living sector Co-presented by: BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) BC Coalition of People With Disabilities (BCCPD) BC FamilyNet BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) Garth Homer Society (GHS) Moms on the Move (MOMS) Moderated by Michael Prince, University of Victoria

Building Bridges Forum: Planning and preparing for the future - Victoria

Friday, February 18, 2011 (All day) - Saturday, February 19, 2011 (All day)
Victoria
When: February 18 and 19th, 2011 Hosted by: CanAssist at the University of Victoria: CanAssist is a university-based organization dedicated to developing and delivering technologies, programs and services that improve the quality of life of those with special needs. For more information, please visit: http://www.canassist.ca/ Where: Spectrum Community School - 957 Burnside Road West, Victoria, BC Who can attend:

CanAssist talks to youth about social media - Victoria

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Victoria
CanAssist, a university-based organization that develops technology for youth and adults with disabilities, is conducting a research study for Community Living BC (CLBC) about the accessibility of social media for people with developmental disabilities. The study will include both face-to-face conversations and an online survey.
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