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“Let us build an inclusive society for all.”

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day! Did you know that 3/21 was named World Down Syndrome Day in recognition of the fact that Down syndrome occurs when a person has a triplicate of chromosome 21? The day was declared in 2012 by then Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, who said: “On this day, […]

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NBACL 60th Anniversary Conference

Save the Date! October 27 & 28, 2017 Fredericton Inn, Fredericton NB Additional information will follow soon!

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40 bags in 40 days!

Do you observe Lent? If so, instead of giving up sweets, how about giving up clutter! Each day of Lent, fill a bag (any size) with clothing and cloth items you no longer need/use and donate them to the New Brunswick Association for Community Living’s Community Collection program. NBACL will use your donation to generate […]

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NATIONAL AWARDS RECOGNIZE NB’s BEST INCLUSIVE EDUCATORS

(Fredericton, NB) – “Helping every learner, every day, in every way.” That was the theme of this year’s National Inclusive Education Awards ceremony, which took place at Government House today. Introduced by the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) in 2007, the awards recognize New Brunswick individuals, schools and organizations that work consistently and constantly […]

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New Brunswicker Krista Carr chosen to lead national organization

Krista Carr has been chosen as the new Executive Vice President of the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL). Carr is currently Executive Director of the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL). Moira Wilson, President of Board of NBACL, made the announcement today. “It is with immense pride that we see Krista take on […]

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Inclusive Education Webinars!

Personalized Learning Plans (English Session)  March 6, 2017       Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm (French Session) March 1, 2017          Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Does your son or daughter have an intellectual disability and are you interested in knowing more about his/her Personalized Learning Plan (PLP)?  Join the Manager […]

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My Home, My Community

Message from Dianne Cormier Northrup Chair – CACL Family Voices Task Force Home. Home means comfort, warmth, safety. Where you belong, just as you are.  For many of us, the key to our first home unlocks independence, choice, and belonging.  It unlocks our future as contributing members of our community, our role as neighbours and as friends.  Unfortunately, this […]

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Tony “The Shredder Man” Boone’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Tony Boone’s job here at the New Brunswick Association for Community Living is representative to what we would like to see across the country. If you need shredding, Tony the Shredder Man can help. He can be contacted by calling 506-453-4400 or emailing nbacl@nbnet.nb.ca http://globalnews.ca/video/2782824/entrepreneurial-spirit-behind-tony-the-shredder-man

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Did you know about the wage exemption policy for people with disabilities?

Effective October 1, 2014, the Government of New Brunswick increased the amount of money persons with a disability who are currently receiving Extended Benefits from the Department of Social Development can keep from either part-time, full-time or self-employment. According to the Government of New Brunswick website, if you have a disability, the fixed portion of […]

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The Rights of Children in Childcare

By Kristi Ewart On November 20th, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This treaty is the most comprehensive of its kind in regards to the protection and support of all children, without discrimination. It recognizes that children have a right to be provided with unique […]

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