I’d known her since she was a teen. She’d been referred for her ‘rebellious nature.’ Well no behaviour program in the world can ethically try to eliminate someone’s nature. And when ‘rebellion’ is an appropriate developmental step, eliminating it simply stunts growth. I’d had all these thoughts in my mind when I want for my first meeting with mom. It took a lot of listening to a very frustrated mother.

Disability Pride 2017 Announcement

2017 is the year for Disability Pride: Celebrate inclusion with the rest of Canada Inclusion BC is launching a year-long celebration of Disability Pride as part of the official Canada 150+ celebrations, marking our country’s 150th anniversary. Funded in part by Canadian Heritage, we are excited to be offering grants to help include people with intellectual disabilities as leaders and contributors in existing community activities, causes or celebrations across British

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Supporting students with developmental diverse abilities to study, work and meet new people at their local university.  Students study courses of interest, join clubs and campus activites and try different jobs that help to develop a career. STEPS Forward staff help to: Figure out courses to study Modify course work Facilitate relationships with professors Meet new people Find fun things to do on campus Find student employment Eligibility is NOT

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Do you or anyone you know have a story to share about a positive and inclusive employment experience? We invite you to go to the Sharing Positive Experiences of Inclusive Employment website at www.mappinginclusiveemployment.ca  and share your story! This new website gives users an opportunity to share their successful employment stories, experiences and strategies. It uses an online mapping tool to make it easy for other users to find and

New Brochure designed as Rack Card

Our new SelfAdvocatenet.com brochure has been designed as a rack card. This means it can be placed in your local offices and is easily displayed. feel free to download and encourage your local offices to print and distribute. Click hear to download 

find Support BC

We connect families of persons with disabilities with resources available to them. It’s simple; just select your criteria below to get started.(Please Note: We are always tweaking and adding to the resources found here. If you know of a missed resource or notice a change that should be made, please fill out theSuggest a Resource page.) Sponsored by the Family Institute of BC  

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