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February 21, 2017
Press release commenting on BC Budget 2017 from Inclusion BC and community partners...
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February 17, 2017
Inclusion BC has been working to advance the Premier's promise to make BC the most progressive province in Canada for people with disabilities by 2024. Friday’s surprise news of a $50/month hike to PWD benefits, on its own, does little to advance the plan, raising the question: Is this it? ...
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February 16, 2017
A new analysis of Education Ministry data shows an explosion in the number of students with special needs whose families are paying privately for education, often as the last resort due to inadequate support for inclusion at local public schools. ...
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February 13, 2017
BC Family Day is an opportunity to reflect on how strong families strengthen communities and enrich our province. Investing is families has lagged as a provincial priority, but Inclusion BC and partners argue it's time to invest in families, children and individuals as BC's top priority....
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February 1, 2017
Each February, we highlight the importance of inclusive education. Inclusion BC invites families, self advocates, members and partners in inclusion to join us in celebrating successes and raising understanding of how inclusive education matters in your community....
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January 4, 2017
After a decade of neglect for Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) in British Columbia, waitlists and wait times are growing, service providers are being stretched past their limits and thousands of preschoolers with special needs are losing out, aging out and being left behind....
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November 29, 2016
Inclusion BC Foundation and BC Self-Advocacy Foundation host our second annual Film Festival on Dec. 3, celebrating the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities with a unique event produced, programmed and hosted by people with intellectual disabilities...
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November 14, 2016
During the 14-year fight between the BC government and teachers, a generation of students with special needs had their supports and inclusion steadily eroded. Now Inclusion BC calls for an urgent response to ensure public schools can restore inclusion, lost access and special education supports....
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October 26, 2016
Inclusion BC applauds the outgoing Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, for her remarkable legacy of highlighting issues of child, youth and family vulnerability in our Province, and asks: How will we collectively honour and advance this important work? ...
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October 6, 2016
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities states students shall receive the support required, within the general education system, to facilitate their effective education....
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