familyWORKS Team Work: A panel talk on generating and maintaining employment success

Hosted by: BACI and posAbilities Date: October 18th, 2018 7:00PM – 8:30PM Location: BACI’s Still Creek Centre, 2702 Norland Avenue, Burnaby (Click for map) Click here for poster Join us at the upcoming FamilyWorks Burnaby Chapter meeting for a special panel presentation on: Team Work – Generating and Maintaining Employment Success Come mix and mingle with parents, an employer and employment specialist as they share their stories and tips. There

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Fashion for a Passion!

Hosted by: Inclusion Powell River Date: October 18th, 2018 starting at 6:30PM Location: ARC Community Centre, 7055 Alberni Street, Powell River (Click for map) Admission: $15 per person With fashions from Blue Sky Consignment and Sublime Fashions & Accessories. Wine from Squatters Creek Wine and Designs. Door Prizes, silent auction, wine and snacks! With proceeds going to the Self Advocates. For tickets or more information please contact Jenn at 604-483-8468.

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Parent Information Event

Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 6:15pm – 8:00pm North Vancouver Hosted by: North Shore Disabilities Resource Centre Date: October 18th, 2018 6:15PM – 8:00PM Location: NSDRC office, 3158 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver (Click for map) October’s Topic: Registered Disabilities Savings Plan (RDSP): PLAN financial planning for your loved one For more information and/or to RSVP please contact Glenda Kopperson by calling 604-904-4075 or email g.kopperson@nsdrc.org

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Exploring the Many Sides of Mental Health

Hosted by: Autism Society of BC Date: October 18th, 2018 6:00PM – 9:00PM Location: Child Development Centre, 237 3rd Avenue, Courtenay (Click for map) Registration: Free but required (also accepts drop-ins) Join us for ‘Exploring the Many Sides of Mental Health’, part of our educational series supporting the launch of our transition planning program – Launch into Life! This 3hr workshops will examine the two sides of a family coin

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Exploring the Many Sides of Mental Health

Hosted by: Autism Society of BC Date: October 18th, 2018 5:30PM – 8:30PM Location:Connections, 4471 Margaret Street, Port Alberni (Click for map) Registration: Free but required (also accepts drop-ins) Join us for ‘Exploring the Many Sides of Mental Health’, part of our educational series supporting the launch of our transition planning program – Launch into Life! This 3hr workshops will examine the two sides of a family coin as sometimes the challenges and pressures

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Disabled Community Connection Network: Sexual Health with Dave Symington

Hosted by: North Shore Disabilities Resource Centre and PeerNet BC Date: October 18th, 2018 4:00PM – 6:00PM Location: PeerNet BC, #408-602 West Hastings, Vancouver (Click for map) Disabled Community Connection Network (DCCN) is a monthly communication and information group for people of all ages (16+) with any disability. This group is hosted by the North Shore Disability Resource Centre. This group is facilitated by and for people with disabilities. The

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Thinking About YOU: Caregiver Self-Care

Hosted by: Kinsight Date: October 17th, 2018 6:30PM – 8:30PM Location: Kinsight office, 1551 Salisbury Avenue, Port Coquitlam (Click for map) Registration: Free but required (Note: Registration for this session is required by October 11, 2018.) Being a main caregiver for a family member who has a disability is a large responsibility that can, at times, leave one feeling overwhelmed, short on time, and exhausted. Even so, it is important

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Kelowna’s Annual Inclusion Chain

Hosted by: Pathways Abilities Society Date: October 17th, 2018 starting at 10:00AM Location: Kelowna City Hall, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna (Click for map) Click for article for more   Earlier this month, for the first time in five years, Pathways Abilities Society was forced to postpone their annual Inclusion Chain event in front of City Hall. The event, originally scheduled for Tuesday October 2nd, has now been rescheduled for Wednesday,

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Intelligent Lives: A new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib

Hosted by: BC Employment Network and the UBC Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship Date: October 24th, 2018 7:00PM – 9:00PM Location:Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Harbour Room, 1180 West Hastings Street, Vancouver (Click for map) Intelligent Lives – a new documentary film by award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib. Intelligent Lives stars 3 young adults with intellectual disabilities who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college and the workforce. Intelligent Lives challenges

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