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Published Thursday, July 3, 2014
By Karen Kleiss, Edmonton Journal EDMONTON - One year after 1,000 disabled Albertans stormed the legislature over plans to overhaul service delivery, the changes are almost complete and front-line workers say the province is “moving in the right direction,” but still has a long way to go. In an annual report released Monday, the department of more»
Published Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The Alberta FASD Family Advisory Council is working on a book featuring a collection of personal experiences of families (biological/foster/adoptive parents) and individuals with FASD. We will select 15 to 20 powerful stories and develop a “family friendly” resource that will give people a positive, hopeful message and useful information. We more»
Published Thursday, October 31, 2013
October 31, 2013 (Montreal) The Edmonton Court of Queen's Bench today pronounced sentencing in the case of Betty Anne Gagnon, a woman with an intellectual and a visual impairment who died while under the care of her sister and brother-in-law. Denise Scriven and Michael Scriven were each sentenced to twenty months in prison for failure to provide the more»
Published Thursday, October 24, 2013
Dear PDD Individuals and Families: I am pleased to share with you the Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) Transformation Implementation Plan. The Implementation Plan is the result of important feedback provided over the spring and summer. It will guide how we will engage with individuals, families, guardians, and service providers in moving the more»
Published Thursday, October 24, 2013
As you are aware, Human Services was created by Premier Redford two years ago to bring all social-based government programs together and work with communities to build a better Alberta where everyone can achieve their potential and live fulfilling lives. We have been engaging stakeholders to discuss our future community governance model and consider ways to more»
Published Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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Published Wednesday, June 5, 2013
For Immediate Release: PDD Announcement Reassures Families EDMONTON, June 5, 2013 - Alberta Association for Community Living (AACL), which represents the interests of thousands of families who have sons and daughters with developmental disabilities, and has done so for nearly 60 years, commends Minister Dave Hancock and Associate more»
Published Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Letter from Minister of Human Services Dave Hancock and Associate Minister Frank Oberle to Families of Individuals Supported by the Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) Program. Click here to read the full text.
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