“There is never a good day to pass a bill this dangerous to disabled people, but doing so today is cruel. We have been fighting this bill non-stop for months. And now, instead of a chance to catch our breath and remember a document that says our lives and rights are important and should be supported and respected, the Canadian government is determined to communicate they aren’t and won’t be.”
Tag: disability justice
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…
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.
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!
Exclusion Tracker 2020/21 Preliminary Report – September – see what we’ve learned so far about #bced exclusions of students with #disabilities
#AdvoCon2020 Workshop: Embrace Your Story with Madeline Kean and @LisaWallaceBC #bcedchat #InclusionMatters
#AdvoCon2020 Education as a Human Right with @lktrack of @clasbc #bced #bcpoli #HumanRights
#AdvoCon2020 Workshop: Advocacy During a Pandemic – chair @TracyCareQ shares info on #HumanRights and advocacy in #bced
#AdvoCon2020 Setting the standard for Education Assistants in B.C. with @CindyDalglish and @KappmeierRyan #bced #bcedchat