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Institution Watch: Volume 6, No. 1 - Summer 2011

 - June 30, 2011

Updates on the progress towards deinstitutionalization from Institution Watch, including an editorial from the chair of Community Living Ontario's Deinstitutionalization Working Group and updates on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities.

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Education Watch: Volume 3, Issue 2 - Summer 2011

 - June 15, 2011

Updates on inclusive education from New Zelaand, Labrador, Britain, and British Columbia, including new perspectives on  a message from Gordon Porter.

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Achieving social and economic inclusion: from segregation to 'employment first'

 - June 10, 2011

Over 50 years ago parents started meeting in communities across Canada to share their concerns that their sons and daughters with intellectual disabilities were not being given the opportunities to fulfill their potential; that they had no valued place in society. Denied access to public education that their own tax dollars were helping to fund parents began demanding a different future, began making a claim on governments and society for what we now call full citizenship and inclusion.

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The Employment Situation of People with Intellectual Disabilities

 - June 10, 2011

A recently released report by Cameron Crawford of  the Institute for Research on Inclusion and Society (IRIS) provides a demographic snapshot of the employment situation of people with intellectual disabilities. The report draws from the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS), which was Statistics Canada’s ‘flagship’ survey on disability.
 

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INFO@ Newsletter - June 2011

 - June 1, 2011

Monthly update from CACL, including the launch of the new CACL website and other updates on inclusion in Canada. 

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Institution Watch: Volume 5, No 4 - Spring 2011

 - May 31, 2011

Updates on the progress towards deinstitutionalization from Institution Watch, including news from Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and news from international institutions.

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Coming Together - Spring 2011

 - May 31, 2011

Read thought-provoking perspectives on how families are leading change in communities, and highlights events, resources and networks you can join. Learn about the launch of the 'Values, Vision and Action' Family Leadership workshop, the "Families, a Journey of Generations Moving Mountains" conference held in October 2010 in Whistler, British Columbia, and more.

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Education Watch: Volume 3, Issue 1 - Spring 2011

 - May 15, 2011

Updates on inclusive education from Britain, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and British Columbia.

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2010 National Report Card on Inclusion

 - December 10, 2010

The 2010 Report was released December 3rd, 2010 on International Disability Day. The 2010 National Report Card on Inclusion explores how Canada is doing in the areas of inclusive education, Disability Supports and Family Supports. The report card highlights these three areas as top priorities for changing the status of Canadians with intellectual disabilities and their families.

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Poverty Watch - Fall 2010

 - November 30, 2010

Follow the trends in provincial/territorial and federal poverty-reduction strategies, and meet Canadians with intellectual disabilities who are doing what they can to live good lives in their community. 
In this issue, received updates and news from various provinces and territories and the steps they have taken towards alleviating poverty in Canada.

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INFO@ Newsletter - November 2010

 - November 18, 2010

Monthly update from October's Family Focus National Conference, the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, and other news on inclusion in Canada.

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Institution Watch: Volume 5, No. 3 - Fall 2010

 - October 31, 2010

Updates on the progress towards deinstitutionalization from Institution Watch, including updates on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, news from Manitoba, Alberta, Quebec, the Yukon, and other provinces and territories in Canada.

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Coming Together - Fall 2010

 - October 31, 2010

Read thought-provoking perspectives on how families are leading change in communities, and highlights events, resources and networks you can join. Learn about the stories of different families and their leadership initiatives and contributions towards helping those with intellectual disabilities.

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INFO@ Newsletter - September 2010

 - September 1, 2010

Monthly update on National Family Conference. 

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INFO@ Newsletter- August 2010

 - August 1, 2010

The latest news from CACL on current developments in inclusion, includes updates on the National Family Conference and Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion.

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