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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.

Free Tax Return Clinic at the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD)

FamilyWORKS meeting notice

Saturday, June 5, 2010 - 6:00pm
Burnaby
The next familyWORKS meeting is on June 5, 2010 at the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion. The meeting will start with a potluck dinner (BBQ) at 6 pm and the meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. FamilyWORKS is governed by families who are trying to find innovative ways to create or find employment for loved ones that have intellectual disabilities. The meeting is open to the public - all family members are welcome to attend.

Animal Tales - For Handbells and Orchestra

Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 7:30pm
North Vancouver
Sinfonia and Cascadia invite the community to the world-premiere presentation of Carnival of the Animals for Handbells and Orchestra. Handbells are played by members of the Cascadia Society, a group of adults with developmental disabilities who thrive through creative process.

Delightful Decade Dance - Mission Self Advocates

Friday, April 23, 2010 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Mission
Dress up as your favorite Decade 1950’s-2010. Read the flyer here. When: April 23, 2010; 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Where: Mission Elks Hall 33336 Second Ave, Mission $5 ADMISSION CHARGE (TICKETS AT THE DOOR) INCLUDES 1 RAFFLE TICKET AND 1 FREE POP AND BAG OF CHIPS. ANY ADDITIONAL POP & CHIPS COST $1.00 EACH. Pizza $1.50 50/50 Tickets 50 cents a ticket $2.00 for 5 or $5.00 for 10 MUSIC BY DJ WHEELS

BC Association for Community Living's Annual General Meeting

Friday, June 18, 2010 - 6:00pm - Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 5:00pm
Burnaby
The BC Association for Community Living will be holding its annual general meeting in Burnaby on June 18 and 19, 2010. The meeting is open to the public; however only delegates from BCACL member associations have a vote in the elections. Download a registration form here. When:  1st session – June 18th (Friday) 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 2nd session – June 19th (Saturday) 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Inclusive Education Practice - Effective Leadership for Schools and Communities

Sunday, August 1, 2010 (All day) - Tuesday, August 3, 2010 (All day)
St. John's Newfoundland
Stay tuned for more information. Read the flyer here. When: August 1 - 3, 2010 Where: St. John's Newfoundland - Memorial University of Newfoundland

Fourth Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 4:30pm
Vancouver
Featuring Anita Silvers, PhD Professor of Philosophy, San Francisco State University and Advocate for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Read the poster here. On behalf of the Sunny Hill Ethics Committee and the C&W Ethics Service, you are invited to mark your calendars for the Fourth Annual Stephan M. Salzberg Memorial Lecture. From the flyer:

Crisis Response Planning

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 8:30am - Friday, April 30, 2010 - 4:00pm
Vancouver
Hosted by the Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute, this training session will focus on how to organize effectively and quickly at a time of high stress so that groups are better prepared to respond to the emotional needs of those affected by a critical incident. More detailed information about the workshops can be found at the Institute's website at http://www.ctrinstitute.com/winterspring10/bc.html

Family Violence - Strategies for Intervention

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 (All day) - Thursday, April 8, 2010 (All day)
Burnaby
Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Workshops: More detailed information about these workshops can be found at the Institute's website at www.ctrinstitute.com

Gender and Sexual Identity in Youth

Thursday, March 11, 2010 (All day) - Friday, March 12, 2010 (All day)
Burnaby
Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Workshops: More detailed information about these workshops can be found at the Institute's website at www.ctrinstitute.com

Free Tax Return Clinic at the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD)

Friday, March 12, 2010 - 9:00am - Friday, March 26, 2010 - 4:00pm
Vancouver
Do you have a simple tax situation? A trained volunteer can complete your taxes at no cost. If you receive social assistance or provincial disability benefits, this is a good way to ensure your taxes are filed on time and correctly. When: Friday March 12, Friday March 19, Friday March 26. There are 15 spaces each day. Time: 30 minute appointments, from 9am to 4pm Where: the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities, #204-456 West Broadway, Vancouver
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