Joanne McIsaac, National Inclusive Education Award Recipient for 2020

Joanne firmly believes education has the power to change lives. As a GED instructor, Joanne sees the best in everyone, helping all students to realize their potential.

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Welding Faculty at NBCC Saint John, National Inclusive Education Award Recipient for 2020

The welding faculty at NBCC Saint John has demonstrated exemplary support, inclusion, education and leadership in fostering an atmosphere of belonging and learning.

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Wanda MacDonald, National Inclusive Education Award Recipient for 2020

Wanda focuses on what each student can do instead of what they cannot and fosters an atmosphere of belonging and respect in the school community, going above and beyond to ensure each school environment is inclusive.

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Robin Buchanan, National Inclusive Education Award Recipient for 2020

A leader and innovator in inclusion at his school, Robin has made the gym space into a welcoming safe space for students of all abilities.

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Sheryl Titus, National Inclusive Education Award Recipient for 2020

Focusing on the strengths and potential of all children, Sheryl has worked hard to create an inclusive, supportive community.

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13 New Brunswick Recipients Announced for National Inclusive Education Awards

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL), in partnership with the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL), named 13 recipients of this year’s National Inclusive Education Awards today.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – NBACL Board of Directors

New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL), an effective and dynamic advocacy organization for children and adults who have an intellectual disability and their families, is seeking motivated individuals to serve on the Board for three year terms. This year we have two vacancies:   Regional Representative         North East (Bathurst/Neguac & surrounding region) Parent/Self Advocate  […]

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Coping with school closures during COVID-19

Most people are creatures of habit. We thrive with a comfortable routine, and people with a disability are no exception. However, the pandemic we’re facing has changed all that.

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Update from Sarah

“There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” Margaret J. Wheatley As the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, we understand fully the vital importance of building a strong, vibrant and inclusive society. What affects one affects us all, and as New Brunswickers, we all share in reaching […]

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COVID-19: An Important Update from NBACL

The NBACL team is working remotely in an effort to help stop the spread of Covid-19.  All on-site training sessions have been postponed and we have closed our office to the general public. Our staff team continues to provide supports and services to individuals and families by phone, email and video conference to provide information […]

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Institution Watch Newsletter Volume 11, Issue 1 February 2020

Monitoring the progress toward a vision of full community living for all persons with intellectual disabilities. A Message From The Task Force | By Norm McLeod and Gordon Fletcher, co-chairs As co-chairs of the CACL PFC Joint Task Force on Deinstitutionalization we are very pleased to advise that the Task Force has been relaunched and […]

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Livestream Link – End of Life, Equality, and Disability: A National Forum on Medical Assistance in Dying

On January 30th, 2020 at 11am -1pm AST, CACL and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) will be hosting a public forum bringing together policy makers and the disability rights community to discuss the critical balance between the right to autonomy and the right to equality in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) legislation. Simultaneous interpretation, ASL/LSQ, […]

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