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May 21, 2020

In response to COVID-19 the Government of Canada has rightly announced Federal financial assistance to many sectors impacted by the Pandemic, including businesses, students, essential services workers, individuals impacted by the loss of employment, people experiencing homelessness, indigenous communities and most recently seniors. We know that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families have also […]

May 11, 2020

Please see below for a letter from the Honourable Rajan Sawhney, Minister of Community and Social Services updating the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. CSS_Minister_Letter_DisabilitySector_May11_2020

April 29, 2020

As we previously shared when Inclusion Alberta and the Autism Society Alberta met with Dr. Hinshaw and Minister Sawhney, we raised the necessity for individuals with disabilities to be able to be accompanied, if hospitalized, by a family member or staff person. That without this essential support their lives would be at risk, particularly given […]

April 22, 2020

  On Monday, representatives from Inclusion Alberta and Autism Society Alberta, almost all of whom are family members of persons with disabilities, met with Alberta‚Äôs Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, and the Minister of Community and Social Services, Rajan Sawhney, to discuss the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and autism and […]

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April 21, 2020

  Dear Friends, At Inclusion Alberta we are continuing to ensure that each and every family gets the support they require during this unprecedented time in our history. This is a difficult time for everyone but can be especially challenging for those families who have a loved one with a developmental disability. We wanted to […]