The Community Sector is a significant and valuable contributor to the provincial and national economies, according to the results of a study released by Ability New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL).
NBACL invites consultants to submit a bid to create an accessible online calculator application that people with an intellectual or developmental disability can use to easily determine how employment income may impact their disability benefits.
The education team at Oromocto High School believes in their students’ abilities to be valued and contributing members of the community after they graduate, and they go above and beyond for their students, making sure they have goals and plans for their future.
As a resource teacher at Fredericton’s Leo Hayes High School, Lorie Holland has proven herself as instrumental in supporting her students to reach their full potential, and that she truly cares about her students’ lives.
Sarah Dobbelsteyn and Kimberlee Dixon, lead educator and administrator, respectively, of Seawood Early Childcare Centre, have created an inclusive atmosphere that welcomes all children.
Building an inclusive learning environment is a team effort at New Maryland Elementary School. And in the case of one student and his mother Rachelle, the team of Melissa Garrett (teacher), Tom Patterson (guidance), and Elise Deering (resource teacher) has made all the difference.
Where others would see obstacles, Tara sees opportunities. She’s focused on “making it happen” and sees her students for what they can do, rather than for what they can’t.
Heidi MacDonald, Somerset Preschool Director, welcomes the children at her childcare centre into a supportive learning environment that caters to each individual.
Carol-Ann Haggarty, resource teacher at Simonds High School in Saint John, works to ensure all students are part of an unconditionally accepting educational environment.
As a resource teacher at École Anna-Malenfant in Dieppe, Pauline Cormier supports teachers to include all students in the classroom among their peers.
The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL), along with Inclusion Canada, named eight recipients of National Inclusive Education Awards today.
Last week, the Government of New Brunswick released the Inter-Departmental Addiction and Mental Health Action Plan, focused on addressing the increasing demand for addiction and mental health services.