CVS Blog

All Children Deserve Quality Education

People are happy that school has started again but there is still a lot of concern about how children who have developmental disabilities will be supported in the school system. I read an excellent article this morning in the Vancouver Sun written by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond & Faith Bodnar entitledĀ All children deserve quality education: Special…
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More AAC Training at CVS

At CVS, we are becoming more sophisticated as an agency in using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to better serve many of the people we support. We have enlisted Dr. Brenda Fossett to teach us and give her advise on the best approaches to effectively using AAC in a social service agency. We have invited…
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October is Community Inclusion Month!

Did you know that October is Community Inclusion Month in British Columbia? Every year since 1996, communities across British Columbia have celebrated the gifts of people with developmental disabilities. At the Community Ventures Society, we are seeking to spread the important message that inclusion benefits all of society. Indeed, the more people who are inside…
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New View Society – Mental Health Educational Evening

On October 8th, the New View Society is sponsoring an evening with Victoria Maxwell who speaks about her journey that looks into bi-polar disorder, anxiety and psychosis. I hear that it will be an educational and entertaining evening. For more information seeĀ the flyer.
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