IEPs – What You Need To Know – #AdvoCon2021

    IEPs – What You Need To Know – #AdvoCon2021 with @DecisionTree007 – don’t miss the earlybird ticket deadline Sep 3 to catch this popular workshop at our online advocacy conference! #bced #bcedchat

    AdvoCon2021 Full Schedule

      #AdvoCon2021 Full Schedule – learn more about all the workshops, panels and fun events! About #bced but many sessions applicable to all of #cdned #InclusionMatters

      Help us keep Social Groups going

        We’ve been hosting accessible social groups sessions and pop-up events online for free! Help us keep these events going in the fall with no fee for our attendees.

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        Support AdvoCon

          AdvoCon is a great opportunity for businesses and organizations to reach our audience and let them know that you share their values. Our membership and follower base has grown significantly over the past few years, we’re reaching more people now than ever!

          Parents of disabled students in BC worry about September 2021

            Especially for families of children with medical needs, which often accompany disabilities of every kind, or who are immunocompromised or have family members who are. The reality that their children/youth are yet again being set aside without any indication of what the Ministry of Education will do to provide equitable access to education for another school year is unacceptable.

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            Reading with Kim Block – July 24

              These empowering stories, written by author Kim Block, talk about stuttering in a matter of fact tone with the goal of fostering empathy and acceptance for children who stutter. With art that intentionally reflects all different examples of diverse abilities, nationality and cultural practices.

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              Considering Leaving the System

                The circumstances of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis exacerbated many existing concerns for in-person public school and other forms of schooling. Hear from 453 respondents about their experience in our new report, Considering Leaving the System.

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                Reading with Linda Grace Smith – June 16

                  With child friendly language and rhyming verse, Linda Grace Smith explores the value and power of one. To begin, One Too Many introduces children’s rights. It touches on the basics of shelter, clothing, healthcare, food, water, education, safety and belonging. Then, it sparks conversations towards practical action and community transformation.