An online rally backed by BCEdAccess Society calls for Ministry of Education and school boards to end the practice of restraint and seclusion in BC schools. The rally will be streamed April 15, from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. Folks can get the link to the stream by joining the Facebook event::https://fb.me/e/4hxIJ2YfB.
Category: school support
BC school district budget proposals for 2021/22 are in the works or being finalized beginning this month.
MANY MEETINGS ARE TODAY OR TONIGHT, APRIL 12TH 2021
MANY MORE ARE TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY
April 13th, 14th or 15th
BCEdAccess joins disabled people and their families around the province as well as organizations like Inclusion BC, Family Support Institute of BC in seeking a complete ban on restraint and seclusion.
By Nicole Kaler Today, BCEdAccess is releasing the interim report: I want to share my experience about how my daughter was subjected to discrimination, and…
By removing the speech services at a critical time like this pandemic, it sends a clear message
that it is dispensable. Children being able to effectively communicate is an integral part of
becoming an engaged and active member of the community.
Families of students with disabilities in BC worry about possible extended break. Read more:
UBC researchers and BCEdAccess partner in research on Inclusive Education – respond by Dec 20! #bced #bcedchat #bcpoli
A 1989 government promised to eliminate child poverty. 30 years later (2018 data) we still have 1 in 5 children living in povertyin our province. There are 26 concrete recommendations in this report from First Call BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
Within the last year, BC parents paid for many services that should be provided in school or by Health or MCFD to be truly equitable, including tutoring, occupational therapy, psychoeducational assessments, and more.
Families of Kindergarten to Grade 12 students who need help during COVID-19 will have a chance to learn what they can expect from schools, through a series of free online conversations from the BCEdAccess Society.