Published Friday, March 17, 2017
Media Release March 17, 2017 – Edmonton, AB Budget Disappoints Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families Yesterday’s budget does not adequately reflect the interests of individuals with disabilities and their families. The overall budget for Persons with Disabilities is the same as the forecast for the past year. This budget simply more»
Published Monday, March 6, 2017
**Closing Date March 9, 2017** Alberta Community and Social Services is looking for parents/guardians of children with disabilities and who are currently accessing the FSCD (Family Support for Children with Disabilities) to sit on the Provincial Parent Advisory Committee (PPAC). They are seeking representatives from across the provinces and those selected more»
Published Monday, February 27, 2017
The Alberta Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities is recruiting to the following positions: Chair (1) Vice-Chair (1) Deputy Chair/MLA (1) Members (12) Inclusion Alberta would encourage anyone interested in representing the interests of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to apply. Please be sure to more»
Published Monday, January 30, 2017
Please go to Alberta Government Budget Input by February 3, 2017 to provide your input online. If families, individuals with developmental disabilities and their allies do not add their voice to the many others interested in impacting government’s fiscal agenda, then the disability community can likely anticipate another tepid response from more»
Published Friday, January 20, 2017
Cabinet Shuffle: Initial Implications for Children & Adults with Developmental Disabilities & Their Families Yesterday, Premier Notley shuffled her cabinet and created a new Ministerial position responsible for Children’s Services. The new Minister is Danielle Larivee. This new department will be responsible for child care, early learning and more»
Published Friday, January 6, 2017
Inclusion Alberta sadly acknowledges the passing of Dianne Pothier, Vulnerable Persons Standard (VPS) Founder and legal counsel to the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD). To understand the sense of loss and contribution of Dianne please see the acknowledgements below from Michael Bach, more»
Published Friday, January 6, 2017
This letter to Families, Guardians and Individuals with Developmental Disabilities from The Honourable Irfan Sabir, Minister, Human Services clarifies a number of key issues and is similar to a previous letter sent to PDD Service Providers. The letters are consistent with the advocacy efforts of Inclusion Alberta to ensure direct supports to individuals more»
Published Tuesday, January 3, 2017
A ministerial Order, effective December 30, 2016 officially amended the Exception Regulation under the Safety Codes Act. Residences of individuals with developmental disabilities are to be treated the same as any other home when interpreting and applying safety codes. No further inspections should take place in these homes unless there is a request, an more»
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