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.
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.
I want to share my experience about how my daughter was subjected to discrimination, and discuss how retaliation affects advocacy.
UBC researchers and BCEdAccess partner in research on Inclusive Education – respond by Dec 20! #bced #bcedchat #bcpoli
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.
Exclusion Tracker 2020/21 Preliminary Report – September – see what we’ve learned so far about #bced exclusions of students with #disabilities
Exclusion of students with special needs and/or disabilities is a notable problem in BC K-12 schools. *Exclusion is, under the School Act, actually a suspension and the rules that govern this should be laid out in School Board policy in for each District.
Children with Disabilities Excluded from School During Covid-19 – read the report from our annual #exclusion tracker survey #bced #bcpoli
BC Parents of Complex Kids, @FSIBC @InclusionBC and BCEdAccess collaborated to conduct a survey from April 23rd to 25th. 1055 parents/guardians of children with disabilities responded. Here’s what we found out. #cysnsurvey #Covid19
Report on BCEdAccess Quick Covid-19 Inclusive Education Survey – Snapshot April 8th, 2020 #bced #bcpoli #cdned