Category Archives: Information

Special Needs Emergency Preparedness Website Launches

A couple in Hope have launched a new website to provide a range of information for individuals with special needs so they can respond in the event of an emergency.The website, offers tips to assist people with cognitive disabilities and their loved ones, with special needs emergency preparedness (SNEP). The idea came up when…
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Promoting Inclusive Education

A mother and an advocate for inclusive education is taking a stand in terms of classroom violence. Her thoughts are that violence in the education system is having repercussions outside the classroom. It is pitting parents against administrators, and parents against parents. Those whose children struggle at school and have violent outbursts are being confronted…
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Port Moody Police Introduces Autism Training Program

A new online training module developed by the Canucks Autism Network (CAN) has been introduced with the Port Moody Police force. It will give Port Moody Police tools when engaging with individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). An article in the Tri-City News discusses how Rob DeGoey said the diagnosis of his son's developmental disorder four…
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