Published Monday, June 3, 2013
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 24, 2013 — People with disabilities will benefit from increased support, tools and resources to help address social issues they are facing in their communities. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety and Member of Parliament for Provencher, on behalf of the Honourable Diane more»
Published Tuesday, May 14, 2013
CALGARY, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Alberta Association for Community Living (AACL), Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS) and Alberta Disability Workers Association (ADWA), who together represent almost the entirety of the community who rely on PDD funding, - families and their family members with developmental disabilities, service providers and support more»
Published Thursday, May 2, 2013
May 1, 2013 Premier Alison Redford, QC Legislature Office – 307 Legislature Building 10800 97 Avenue Edmonton, AB T5K 2B6 Dear Premier Redford I am writing to you on behalf of the many thousands of families and their family members with developmental disabilities represented by the Alberta Association for Community Living (AACL). AACL was more»
Published Monday, April 8, 2013
The latest issue of Education Watch is out. Check out all the articles including a review of a "Silver Bullet Case" by Gordon L Porter C.M., Director of Inclusive Education Canada. His time with Alberta Education was arranged by the Alberta Assocation for Community Living. Click here.
Published Wednesday, April 3, 2013
April 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Alberta Association for Community Living (AACL) is pleased to announce that it has received an international award and global recognition from the Essl Foundation with representatives from the International Labour Organization and World Future Council for its innovative best practices in Inclusive Post-Secondary Education and the more»
Published Thursday, March 28, 2013
Recently, the Alberta government announced the closure of Michener Centre’s institutional facilities, where 125 individuals with developmental disabilities reside. As the parent of an adopted son with developmental disabilities and significant challenges who, it was presumed, could never grow up as part of a family and is now enjoying a successful more»
Published Saturday, March 23, 2013
As you all know on March 11 the Alberta government announced the inevitable and necessary closure of Michener Centre and its plan to transition the 125 individuals living there to a life in community. This is an action that AACL, as a family organization, along with almost every other family and disability rights related organization around the world has more»
Published Monday, March 11, 2013
March 11, 2013 The Alberta government is listening to the advice of experts and transitioning 125 adults with developmental disabilities into community homes from the North and South buildings at Michener Centre, an institutional care facility for people with developmental disabilities located in Red Deer. The change will improve quality of life and ensure more»
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