Connections - Family Advocacy

Alberta COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule. Phase 2C, Frontline Disability Service Workers
April 30, 2021

May 5 UPDATE: All Albertans age 12+ will be eligible for a vaccine beginning May 6th. Learn more, and book your vaccine here. As such, disability support workers are no longer required to bring a letter of employment to their vaccination appointment. Disability support workers are only required to bring one piece of ID with their […]

Developmental Disability and the COVID 19 vaccine Inclusion Alberta
April 26, 2021

APRIL 30 UPDATE: Starting April 30, front-line disability services workers, including those hired directly by families using FSCD/FMS funding, can begin booking appointments at participating pharmacies or Alberta Health Services (AHS) clinics in Phase 2C. Learn more here. APRIL 26, 2021 UPDATE: Beginning April 27th, Alberta will expand Phase 2B of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out […]

Youth For Inclusion. Alberta's Young Generation Advocate for change. April 17, 2021. A part of the 2021 Virtual Inclusion Alberta Family Conference. Space is limited so please register early at
April 12, 2021

Youth for Inclusion is an initiative by Inclusion Alberta to bring together youth aged 16-22 years old, with and without disabilities, who are interested in the inclusion movement, social justice, action and advocacy. The group meets monthly (virtually, of course!), and comes together each fall for the annual Youth Conference and in the spring for […]

Mark Fusco and his cousin Ryan MacIntyre
October 30, 2020

By Mark Fusco Mark Fusco is the Owner/Operator of Revive Hair Loft in Edmonton, AB.  The handsome guy on the right of the photo above is my cousin, Ryan MacIntyre, who is a college graduate, full-time employee, sports and music superfan and also has a developmental disability. Growing up, I honestly had no idea that […]

Bartell Family photo, a family forever changed by Inclusion Alberta
October 19, 2020

By Karen Bartell Karen Bartell is the parent of 3 adult children, and a member of Inclusion Alberta’s Dream Maker Society. She lives in Calgary. Our 3 daughters are adults now, but let’s rewind back to when they were 5, 3 and a tiny baby. We had been invited participate in the Inclusion Alberta Family […]