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Making it Visible: Inclusion in the Early Years

As we observe National Child Day, November 20th, 2014, it is always good to reflect upon where we have been with regard to inclusion in the early years and where we are now. Reflecting in general upon quality inclusive Early Learning and Child Care always makes me, as a mom, grandmother and educator ask the […]

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Tips for Building a Strong Personalized Learning Plan

If you are a parent, you might be wondering if your child is prepared for the upcoming school year. One way to ensure that your child is set up for success is to ensure the proper supports are in place before the school year begins. Some students may have a Personalized Learning Plan. The term […]


Top Transition Tips for Your School-aged Child

June is an important month for parents and school personnel to focus on Transition. Here are some tips to ensure your child has a successful transition to a new grade/teacher or a new school.


Top Tips for Accessing the Disability Tax Credit

Accessing the DTC can be a challenging and sometimes intimidating process for people with a disability and their families. This blog will focus on providing tips to help individuals and families when applying for the Disability Tax Credit.


More Time Needed to Fulfill the Rights of Canadian Children with Disabilities

When Canada signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2009, it was thought that a stronger commitment to ensure that children with disabilities to enjoy all human rights and fundamental freedoms on an equal basis with other children would be the foundation of future educational and health policies, funding programs, individual services and supports and protection services for children, to name a few.

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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 […]


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 […]


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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