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

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!

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.


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A Quarter Century of Inclusive Education for Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Ontario: Public Perceptions by Philip Burge, Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, and Nancy Hutchinson
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Surveyed 680 adults from across Ontario to find out their opinions on inclusive education. Understanding the views of the public is an important factor in developing and evaluating policy on inclusive education. This article presents the results of an opinion poll conducted by an alliance of Read more...
Adult Special Education (ASE) Post Secondary Programs in B.C. (a list) by ASE Provincial Articulation Representatives
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
This is a list of program names and contact information for institutions across B.C. that offer post secondary employment programs. It was compiled at an ASE Provincial Articulation meeting by ASE representatives from across the province. Read more...
As a Matter of Fact: Poverty and Disability in Canada by Council of Canadians with Disabilities, 2009
Income Security
A short background document on the Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) 2006 survey providing information about people living on low incomes. Read more...
BC Disability Benefits Help Sheet by Disability Alliance BC, updated May, 2015
The Disability Alliance Coalition's Help Sheets are a series of self-help guides that help people learn about and access BC's disability benefits and programs. Read more...
Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship Research on a variety of topics by Community Living Research - UBC
The Community Living Research project at UBC has completed several literature reviews on various topics related to developmental disability. One such review explores the status of non-residential support services in BC, Canada and abroad. Another examines issues of transition from school to adult Read more...
Community Living BC Brochure by CLBC, 2010
This brochure provides an introduction to CLBC’s supports and services. The brochure is also being translated into Traditional and Simplified Chinese, Hindi, Punjabi, Tagalog, Vietnamese, French and Spanish and will be printed and distributed in the near future. The brochure answers these questions Read more...
Disability Without Poverty Network's Brief: What would it take to make British Columbia the most progressive jurisdiction for people living with disabilities? by DABC, 2014, 8pp
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Income Security
In March 2014, the Disability Without Poverty Network produced a brief entitled: What would it take to make British Columbia the most progressive jurisdiction for people living with disabilities? This brief is the DWPN's submission to the province's Disability White Paper consultation process. Read more...
Dual Diagnosis - A Guide for Families of a Child with an Intellectual /Developmental Disability and a Mental Disorder by Family Support Institute (FSI), December 2006
This guide was developed in partnership with The FORCE Society for Kids’ Mental Health and the Family Support Institute. It looks at Dual Diagnosis from the point of view of both a parent and youth. The information in this guide is not intended to provide professional advice, for which the user is Read more...
Easy-Read Guide to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by written, designed and produced for Department for Work and Pensions by the ‘EasyRead’ service @ Inspired Services Publishing Ltd. ISL366/07
Thursday, November 1, 2007
An easy to read guide to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Read more...
Ensuring Community Living for Everyone - Health Care Access Forum Report by Forum Sponsored by Richmond Society for Community Living British Columbia Association for Community Living Report Compiled and Submitted by Malerie Meeker
Monday, February 25, 2008
"Ensuring Community Living for Everyone”, is the report and recommendations from A Provincial Forum on Supporting Adults with Complex Health Care Needs, which BCACL co-hosted in February 2008. The forum was envisioned as an opportunity for advocates and representatives from specialized Read more...