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Global BC: July 28, 2020

B.C. students in need of additional support have fallen behind amid COVID-19 pandemic: report


News 1130: April 28, 2020

CBC On The Coast: April 28, 2020

The Tyee: April 28, 2020


CBC BC Today: April 15, 2020

News 1130: April 14, 2020 

CBC: December17, 2019


CBC On The Island: December 16, 2019


The Dawg House Podcast: September 26, 2019


Abbotsford News: September 8, 2019

The Globe and Mail: September 7, 2019


GlobalNews: September 6, 2019


News 1130: Sept 6 2019

News 1130: September 4, 2019

Times-Colonist, August 29, 2019


Vancouver Sun: Aug 28, 2019


Surrey Now-Leader: June 25, 2019

Global BC: May 16, 2019

BC among provinces not doing enough for students with disabilities, United Nations says

Times Colonist: May 14, 2019

Community leaders to be honoured

CBC The Current: May 6, 2019

Inclusive education isn’t living up to it’s name, expert says

The Globe and Mail: May 5, 2019

New Brunswick to monitor number of school students on partial or reduced days

The Globe and Mail: March 15, 2019

Influx of BC teachers has led to fewer services for some, not more

Surrey Now-Leader: March 13, 2019

Surrey mom furious over new EA agreement

CBC: February 20, 2019

Kelowna mom wants more support for special needs students

Times Colonist: February 7, 2019

Union wants an end to exclusion of students with special needs

CTV News: February 6, 2019


Vancouver Sun: February 6, 2019

Shortage of educational assistants forces some Greater Victoria students to stay at home

Times Colonist: February 6, 2019

Students with special needs told to stay home, miss school

Times Colonist: February 5, 2019

Parents fear for future of Victor students with special needs

Delta-Optimist: January 24, 2019

Special needs students routinely excluded from school activities

CBC News: January 8, 2019


CBC BCToday: January 2019


Globe and Mail: January 7, 2019

Educating Grayson: Are inclusive classrooms failing students?

City News Vancouver: December 30, 2018

Parents group pushes for inclusion in schools for children with disabilities

Burnaby Now: October 19, 2018

Burnaby school district not immune to exclusion incidents involving students with special needs

Global BC: September 18, 2018

Special needs parents call for an end to exclusion

The Star Vancouver: September 18, 2018

B.C. parents have reported 98 incidents of students with disabilities being excluded since start of school year

CBC Early Edition: September 18, 2018`

Yvette Brend reports on exclusion tracker survey (2h 1 min approx into show)

The Star Vancouver: September 5, 2018

Special-needs buses’ odd schedules may add to children’s isolation

Agree or Disagree: The Podcast: September 5, 2018

The State of Public Schools and Sex Ed in Canada

Vancouver Sun: August 31, 2018

Students are heading back to class, but is the B.C. school system ready for them?

Vancouver Sun: August 30, 2018

Students are heading back to class, but is the B.C. school system ready for them?

Toronto Star: July 15, 2018

Reports by teachers’ unions on violence in classrooms risk stigmatizing those with disabilities, say parents

Vancouver Sun: June 28, 2018

B.C. schools still struggling to find teachers, assistants demanded by 2016 court ruling

News 1130: June 21, 2018

School year ends in frustration for parents of special needs students

Times-Colonist: June 10, 2018

Children with special needs struggle for education

CBC: May 16, 2018

Students with special needs in B.C. still face seclusion, physical restraint in schools

Global News, November 3, 2017

In B.C., special needs kids are accessing school as little as 1.5 hours, 2 days a week

National Observer: October 11, 2017

In BC, schools need to stop sending children like Joshua home

CBC: October 7, 2017

Frustrated parents of B.C. children with special needs get organized

News 1130: October 6, 2017

Parents of special needs kids coming together in challenging times

The Tyee: September 18, 2017


Roundhouse Radio:  September 8, 2017

The Tyee, March 27, 2017

Parents Doubt Restored Contracts Will Help Special Needs Kids

CBC:  January 6, 2016

Parents worry extra $50M funding for B.C. schools will do little for special needs students

News 1130: January 6, 2016

Parents of special needs students worried about funding announcement

CBC – BC Almanac: January 6, 2016

Globe and Mail:  February 5, 2016

Resource Starved Schools

Global: April 12, 2015

Tracey’s interview

CKNW: April 14, 2015

Karen’s Interview with Shane Woodford

Andrea’s Interview with Mike Eckford (starts at 26:30)

BC Global 1: April 15, 2015

Andrea’s Interview

CBC Daybreak North: April 16, 2015

Karen’s Interview with Carolina De Ryk

Vancouver Sun: April 17, 2015

Class Size, Composition in BC unchanged despite strike, $400 million fund

CBC News: April 18, 2015

Special needs kids forced to leave the public school system advocates say

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