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2017 Champions of Inclusion Awards

2017 is the 60th Anniversary of our Association. As such, we feel that it is very important to recognize the contribution that community members make toward the goal of full inclusion for all citizens. The Champion of Inclusion award is NBACL’s premier award, and will be presented to individuals or groups who have made an […]

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NBACL is celebrating over 60 years of support from volunteers across New Brunswick!

Even before NBACL was officially established  in April, 1957, hands were raised when the call went out and many volunteers became involved in the community living movement in their home towns. They helped their local associations by raising money or donating time, to provide schooling and care for children who had an intellectual disability. Now, 60 years […]

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60 years of community living! Let the celebration begin!

It all started in a living room, when a group of parents held a meeting to discuss how their children were going to get an education. The children they were meeting about each had an intellectual disability and, back then, were not permitted in the regular classroom, or even welcomed in the neighbourhood school. That […]

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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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Private Respite Worker Wanted

A Saint John family is looking for outgoing, compassionate, energetic, patient, and reliable adults to provide weekend respite in their home for a young adult male with multiple disabilities. Candidates should possess, or be in the process of obtaining one the following accreditations: • Home Support Worker • Health Care Aid • Human Service Worker […]

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Way to make our day!

Many, many thanks to the the volunteers from RBC @RBC_Canada and Jack Carr of Keller Williams Realty @kwFredericton for helping with our workspace shuffle at head office! The furniture is moved, our storage is sorted and we are all getting settled in our new offices! And not only did our RBC friends lend us a […]

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URGENT! The challenge is great-we need your help!

$50,000 needed in 10 days! Please Give Our Inclusive Education team works in schools across our province with students, parents, educators, paraprofessionals and principals to ensure that children who have an intellectual disability have the support they need to learn, grow and reach their fullest potential alongside their peers. We have two staff members who […]

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The challenge is great – we need your help!

Make a donation She works part-time on the weekends and enjoys having and spending her own money. She loves music and dance, and was in her high school musical production each year for the past 4 years. She is hoping to study Hospitality and Tourism at NBCC this coming fall, and her dream job would […]

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Personal Support Roommate: Saint John NB

Live-in Support person (female) wanted for live in companionship and support for 24 year old female in Uptown Saint John. Responsibilities would include: Over- night supervision in case of emergency Days and overnights (aprox. 5 days a week) 2 weekends per month 3 evenings a week Support in grocery shopping and meal preparation Encouragement of […]

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Congratulations to our 2015 Elimination Draw Winners!

Here they are, the top ten winners of the FSI/NBACL Elimination Draw. Thank you to all of you who purchased tickets and supported two great organisations! 1st 2015 ARCTIC CAT 400 ATV (MacLean’s Sports) Barry Butler 2nd Deluxe 28” Ariens 291cc Snow Blower (Yard Gear) Greg Gorham 3rd Discovery 169 Old Town Canoe (Eastern Water […]

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Family Newsletter – Supporting Families to be Families First

NBACL’s Family Newsletter is here! Enjoy the latest edition of NBACL’s Family Newsletter. Inside this edition, you will find: From the Editor A Parent’s Perspective Did You Know? Featured Family Support Facilitator Enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit Financial and Estate Planning The Family Support Team NBACL Family Facebook Group Family Networks Survey Click here –   […]

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Family Newsletter – Supporting Families to be Families First

NBACL’s Family Newsletter is here! Enjoy the latest edition of NBACL’s Family Newsletter. Inside this edition, you will find: From the Editor The Email I Would Have Written Myself the Day Before My Son Was Born Making Tax Time Accessible To All Canadians NBACL Family Support Task Force Estate Planning for a Family Member with a […]

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