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September 11, 2020

Media Release: Albertans with Disabilities Fearful of Government Cuts and Reduced Supports For immediate release – September 11, 2020 Edmonton, AB – The recent reporting that AISH may be reduced, which was not denied by government, is one more example of how this government is losing its moral compass in the midst of a pandemic. […]

July 16, 2018

The Alberta Safeguards Foundation and The Syracuse University Training Institute for Human Service Planning, Leadership and Change Agentry are pleased to announce a three day workshop on “The Philosophy of ‘Personalism’ & its Most Relevant Implications to Contemporary Life & Human Services” Dates: Monday, October 1 through Wednesday October 3, 2018. Each day begins at […]

March 30, 2018

We’re sharing this letter from The Honourable Irfan Sabir, Minister, Community and Social Services regarding the 2018-2019 Budget for FSCD and PDD. CLICK TO VIEW PDF OF THE LETTER  

March 14, 2018

The Minister for Alberta Community and Social Services, The Honourable Irfan Sabir, is seeking input on his Department’s development of the Advocate for Persons with Disabilities.  This new position is a result of the Advocate for Persons with Disabilities Act, which was passed by the government last Spring.   Please take a moment to complete the Survey […]

February 22, 2018

Medicine Hat College, in partnership with Inclusion Alberta, is accepting applications for the Fall 2018 academic year. Please note that the application deadline has been extended to April 30th, 2018. All applicants must be prepared to start receiving supports July 3, 2018. For more information, please contact:  Medicine Hat College Karen Neuman Office: 403-504-3623 Email: inclusiveeducation@mhc.ab.ca   About Inclusion […]

January 12, 2018

About Inclusion Alberta’s Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Initiative: Inclusion Alberta, in partnership with post-secondary institutions across the province offers Inclusive Post-Secondary Education supports to student with developmental disabilities. This support is tailored to each individual student to assist them to succeed in meaningfully participating in university and college programs of study, getting involved in campus and […]

December 18, 2017

Bill 211 (click to view bill), a Private Member’s Bill brought forward by Calgary-Currie MLA Brian Malkinson, which would have brought Alberta in line with the rest of Canada, has died before it could be fully considered and approved by the Alberta Legislature.  The current session of the Legislature was adjourned before the Bill could […]

October 6, 2017

Inclusion Alberta is pleased to announce that the International Journal of Disability, Community & Rehabilitation is now published under the umbrella of our organization.   The mandate of the IJDCR is to build the knowledge base of critical enquiry at the intersection of disability, community and rehabilitation, among practitioners, consumers and researchers.  The IJDCR seeks to […]

September 12, 2017

Inclusion Alberta encourages you to sign the petition to support legislation that will enable families of individuals with disabilities to establish discretionary trusts (Henson Trust) in Alberta. Alberta is the only province where parents cannot yet establish a trust in their Wills that will provide for their sons and daughters with disabilities when they are no longer […]

August 22, 2017

The International Journal of Disability, Community and Rehabilitation (IJDCR) and Inclusion Alberta are pleased to announce its collaboration. This partnership will provide free and easy access to Inclusion Alberta website visitors. The IJDCR is an online, peer-reviewed journal collection that seeks to build and enhance a interdisciplinary knowledge base at the intersection of disability, community and […]