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As Planning and IT Coordinator, Rebecca is responsible for managing and maintaining the Association’s information technology network and services. Through this role, she ensures that our technology is running effectively and efficiently. She makes certain the NBACL website and Social Media platforms are current. As Planning Coordinator, she schedules and organizes workshops and special events, […]
Supports: Transition to Life After High School
As Transition Facilitator, Renée assists high school youth with an intellectual disability make successful transitions from high school to adult life, primarily focusing on employment. She works with students, the school, and parents to build a network of support to help ensure the successful transition of students from school to work and/or post-secondary education. Renée […]
Location: Saint John
Supports: Community Participation, Family Networking, Financial & Estate Planning, Home Life, Learning Opportunities for Families, RDSP, Strong Voices for Families
As a Community Navigator, Samantha assists families and individuals in navigating complex social systems by providing support and advocacy on an individualized basis. Additionally, Samantha organizes events for both the Families United Network (FUN) and the Seniors United Network (SUN), providing families with supportive environments to connect, have fun, and provide mutual support for each other.
Location: Saint John
Supports: Early Learning, Kindergarten to Grade 12, Learning Opportunities for Families, Strong Voices for Families
As an Inclusive Education Coordinator, Sarah is responsible for supporting families; facilitating creating an inclusive school with schools across the province; research in the area of inclusive education; facilitating family retreats and conducting surveys with educators. Sarah has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Child and Youth Studies and a Bachelor of Elementary Education. She has many […]
Supports: Employers, Increasing Employment
As Employment Coordinator for Miramichi/Neguac, Sarah works to facilitate employment opportunities for job seekers with an intellectual disability. Sarah also works closely with employers in the community to create a rapport between them and the job seekers. Sarah graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario in 2013 with an Honors B.A. in Global Studies and […]
As the Supported Living Facilitator, Shawn assists adults with an intellectual disability to access inclusive opportunities within in their communities. He is responsible for facilitating the development of networks, community connections, personal support networks and supported living arrangements.
Supports: Early Learning
As an Early Learning Inclusion Facilitator, Sophie provides on-site support and professional learning to provincial, inclusive early learning and childcare environments in Francophone centres. She has a certificate in Early Childhood Education, is an Autism Support Worker and has over fifteen years of experience as an owner and operator of her own childcare centre.
Supports: Kindergarten to Grade 12
As an Inclusive Education Coordinator, Suzanne is responsible for supporting families; facilitating creating an inclusive school with schools across the province; research in the area of inclusive education; facilitating family retreats and conducting surveys with educators. Suzanne has a Bachelor of Arts Degree , with a double major in French and English, as well as […]
Tammy is responsible for the financial management of the NBACL. Her work includes, monitoring and development of budgets, human resources management of staff, providing IT and equipment support and providing the overall office management.
Supports: Early Learning, Family Networking, Learning Opportunities for Families, Strong Voices for Families
As Manager of Early Learning & Family Support, Tammy supports a team of six Early Learning Inclusion Facilitators to develop and facilitate on-site support and professional learning for staff in provincial inclusive early learning and child care programs; and two Family Support Facilitators who work with families and individuals to access appropriate supports and services. […]