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2018 National Inclusive Education Awards Recipients Announced

On May 9th, Inclusion BC and the Family Support Institute of BC announced that 2 BC teams and 12 BC educators are being honoured with 2018 National Inclusive Education Awards recognizing their exemplary contributions to providing inclusive learning opportunities for students with special needs. Winners come from Prince Rupert, Saanich, Nanaimo, West Vancouver, Coquitlam and Vancouver. Nominations were invited in…
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Long Wait Times for Programs for Adults with Autism Still a Reality

Further to our stories back in April about longer wait times for Disability Assistance and accessing wheelchairs, wait times are back in the spotlight. On May 5th, CBC published a story of a B.C. father who was pleading with the government to help his 20-year son, Conner, who has autism. His efforts are linked to…
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Toronto Van Attack & Asperger’s Syndrome

Last week, when the Toronto van attack occurred on Monday, April 23rd, individuals were quickly looking to learn more about the driver who killed 10 people and injured an additional 16. Alek Minassian, who has been charged with 10 counts of murder and 13 counts of attempted murder, has been described by former classmates and…
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Universal Access-Ability Committee (UAAC) Event – An Evening of Dialogue: Social Inclusion & Accessibility

  The Universal Access-Ability Committee (UAAC) is hosting an event on Thursday May 24th at Coquitlam City Hall called, An Evening of Dialogue: Social Inclusion & Accessibility.    Click on the files below for more information on the event:          Registration for the event is requested. Please RSVP  to UAAC2018EducationEvent@coquitlam.ca or phone 604-927-3010 Parking available in underground…
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