Connections - Family Advocacy

Early learning and childcare parent survey. Take the survey by February 11. Inclusion Alberta
January 31, 2024

The Alberta government has invited parents to share their thoughts on what defines high-quality childcare and the services they expect from childcare operators through an online survey. This survey is […]

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD). The dangers of offering MAiD to those with disabilities and/or mental illness alone
January 26, 2024

Canadians with disabilities are currently the only group who can seek Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) on the basis of having a disability alone, without being near end-of-life. This further stigmatizes people with disabilities and […]

Budget 2024 survey. An opportunity to make your priorities known. Take the survey by January 19. Inclusion Alberta
January 3, 2024

As it does annually, the Alberta government is soliciting the views of Albertans on their priorities for government spending in the 2024-25 provincial budget. You have until January 19th to complete the […]

Inclusion Alberta. Canada Disability Benefit. Have your say by Dec 21
December 13, 2023

You have until December 21 to provide your input into one of the most important federal disability initiatives in many decades, the Canada Disability Benefit (CDB). Please don’t miss this opportunity. The forthcoming Canada […]

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October 3, 2023

Every day, Inclusion Alberta sees community members taking steps to advance the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. Whether it’s a sports club changing their policies and training to be […]

Seclusion rooms in Alberta schools. Inclusion Alberta
September 19, 2023

As the school year starts, it is important that parents are aware that the use of seclusion and restraint in schools is allowed by Alberta Education. Inclusion Alberta does not […]

Inclusion Alberta. Canada Disability Benefit. Bill C22 passed!
June 21, 2023

Inclusion Alberta joins our national partner, Inclusion Canada, in celebrating the passing of Bill C22, the legislation needed in order to implement the Canada Disability Benefit, which is now on […]

Canada Disability Benefit. Ensure your voice is heard, contact your MP. Inclusion Alberta
May 26, 2023

UPDATE: MAY 26, 2023 Last week the Senate completed its third reading of Bill C-22, the legislation needed to see the Canada Disability Benefit become a reality, and passed the bill with […]

May 23, 2023

We are providing this comparison to help Albertans more easily review the promises each party has made in reference to children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families.  This […]

MEDIA RELEASE: PDD waitlist funding a step in the right direction, but 1000’s more individuals with developmental disabilities and their families still need supports. Inclusion Alberta.
April 24, 2023

For immediate release – April 24, 2023 Edmonton, AB – Inclusion Alberta appreciates the Government of Alberta’s recent announcement detailing how funding announced in February’s budget will be spent to begin […]