Transitions are a big topic among families and we’re excited to hear from Arden Duncan Bonokoski about initiatives supporting disabled students on the path to post-secondary education. See her speak at AdvoCon2022, our 8th annual education advocacy conference held October 20th to 23rd online!

Tickets available now – Facebook group members receive a good discounted rate and the first 100 purchased receive a care package delivered to their house!


Arden is the Executive Director of the BC Initiative for Inclusive Post-secondary Education. She holds a Masters in Community Health Science, from the University of Calgary. She has been working to advance inclusive post-secondary education since 2009 and is passionate about confronting social bias in ways that enable marginalized people to live inclusive lives on their own terms.

Scaling the impact of Inclusive Post-secondary Education

Inclusive post-secondary education provides a vision of an inclusive life path after graduation.  In this session, we will share how the lessons learned over the last 20 years of facilitating inclusion at the post-secondary level can help support students and families to advocate for quality inclusive education in high school. 

After this session participants will:

  • Be familiar with the guiding principles and practice of inclusive post-secondary education
  • Understand how the vision for post-secondary education can support advocacy and relationship building through the high school years
  • Have practical actions they can take back to support their own advocacy 

The BC Initiative for Inclusive Post-secondary Education (Steps Forward) is on Twitter @STEPSForwardBC

Read all the details about our conference here!

AdvoCon2022 Site

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