We are in the process of hiring, and are thrilled to be offer opportunities to students in our community. With support from the Government of Canada we are currently looking to hire a Policy Analyst, as a part of the Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.
We are in the process of hiring, and are thrilled to be offer opportunities to students in our community. With support from the Government of Canada we are currently looking to hire a Research Assistant, as a part of the Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.
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 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.
This guest post was submitted by the Parent Advocacy Network for Public Education (PAN). BCEdAccess recognizes the critical role physical structures and spaces play in accessibility and inclusion for all students and we support PAN’s call to update these Standards.
Special Olympics BC has issued a challenge to all candidates in the 2020 provincial election: to end the deadly health inequality experienced by individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Across all major parties there is very little reference to disabled children, youth and adults in their election platforms. We have a wish list that we hope will be enacted by the new government and we hope you will ask your local candidates about some of these things!
This post was written in support of one of BCEdAccess’ election wish list items – Standards of Practice for Education Assistants in BC.
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.