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Bullying and Students with a Disability

Did you know that students who have a disability are significantly more likely than their peers without disabilities to be bullied during their school years? They are also at risk of being cyber-bullied if they spend large amounts of time on a computer. This blog will focus on bullying and students who have an intellectual […]

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Making Criminal Trials More Accessible for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability

Hello, My name is Marci Wiggins, and I am a summer student here at NBACL in Fredericton, helping out in the area of Social Policy Research. I am also a law student at UNB, and some of the research I have been helping out with this summer has focused on ways that our legal system […]

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Tara Brinston named Young Professional of the Year

Congratulations to Tara Brinston, who was recently named Young Professional of the Year by the Fredericton Region Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (FRYPE). The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is fortunate to have Tara as part of our team, as Director of Programs. It takes a certain kind of person to choose a career […]

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Inspiring Change: Tara Brinston is Making a Difference

Below is an article that appeared in the March 22, 2012 edition of the Daily Gleaner. March 24, 2012 By Lori Gallagher Tara Brinston is proving that one person truly can make a difference – both big and small – in the lives of others. One way she’s doing this is as the director of […]

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Inclusive Education: An Overview

Greetings! I am Shana Soucy, Manager of Inclusive Education for the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL). This blog post will be concentrating on general information on inclusive education. In later blog posts, I will be going into more detail on certain aspects of inclusive education, for example: What is inclusive education (what it’s […]

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It’s Given Me Some of the Happiest Times of My Life

Below is an article that appeared in the March 6, 2012 edition of the Daily Gleaner. March 6, 2012 By Tara Chislett Tanner Wilson said she wasn’t sure she’d enjoy Best Buddies when her mother first suggested she try it. ‘At first I was kind of like I don’t know if I can do that. […]

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