Published Thursday, August 14, 2014
The following was released by PDD August 13, 2014: The PDD Transformation Plan has been updated to reflect how we are continuing to work with individuals, families, guardians, staff and service providers in transforming the PDD Program. The plan highlights changes being implemented and the input, priorities and involvement of individuals, families and more»
Published Tuesday, August 12, 2014
August 12, 2014 - The Alberta Association for Community Living (AACL) will demonstrate inclusive living for people with developmental disabilities at its best by competing in the Spartan Sprint Race, August 17th 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. The Spartan Race is known as one of the world’s premiere obstacle course races. Under the guidance of Elite Racer more»
Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014
July 21, 2013 (Montreal) Since the Supreme Court of Canada ruling in the Bedford case struck down some of Canada’s prostitution laws on December 20, 2013, various assertions have been made in favour of the complete decriminalization of prostitution. As the debate continues on Parliament Hill and across the country, one of these assertions focuses on more»
Published Thursday, July 17, 2014
Council Chair Carmen Wyton from St. Albert along with Bryce Clarke of Ardrossan have been reappointed. Chloë Atkins of Calgary; Tara Chisholm from Medicine Hat; and Lori Shortreed and Cameron Tait of Edmonton are new members of the council. All will serve terms up to December 31, 2016. In addition, Naresh Bhardwaj, Associate Minister of Services for more»
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»
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