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Bill 114: Child and Youth Well-Being Act – Recommendations for Amendments to Support the Well-Being of Children, Youth, and Families with a Disability

The field of child welfare has become increasingly aware of the over-representation of families of children and youth with disabilities and parents with disabilities in child protection cases.

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Fredericton ACL 2022 Virtual ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Fredericton ACL cordially invites you to the 2022 virtual ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING When: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 6:00 pm Where: via ZOOM Video Conference To register to attend and receive the meeting link, please e-mail FrederictonACL@bellaliant.com Registration Deadline: May 24, 2021 Guest Speaker: Ken Forrest “Housing in the City of Fredericton” An inclusive Fredericton where people with an intellectual […]

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Brief on the Reform of the Infirm Persons Act and the Establishment of a Legal Capacity and Supported Decision-Making Framework for New Brunswick

The government of New Brunswick has announced its intentions to review and reform the Infirm Persons Act. We propose a significant shift in adult decision-making laws in New Brunswick.

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Give Daily Change All Year

You can bring Daily Change to New Brunswickers with an intellectual or developmental disability and their families. With your support, we can build brighter futures for people like Cheryl.

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Why does New Brunswick need Social Assistance reform?

People with a disability are one of the populations most impacted by poverty in New Brunswick.

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The Canada-New Brunswick Housing Benefit

The Canada-New Brunswick Housing Benefit helps New Brunswick families with children who work part-time or at lower-paying jobs who are struggling to afford rent.

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Response Brief on Striving for Dependable Health Care

Good health and wellbeing are essential for people with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) to live well and contribute to their communities. Yet many face barriers to good health and in accessing health care.

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Oromocto High School Education Team, National Inclusive Education Award Recipients for 2021

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.

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Lorie Holland, National Inclusive Education Award Recipient for 2021

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.

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Sarah Dobbelsteyn and Kimberlee Dixon, National Inclusive Education Award Recipients for 2021

Sarah Dobbelsteyn and Kimberlee Dixon, lead educator and administrator, respectively, of Seawood Early Childcare Centre, have created an inclusive atmosphere that welcomes all children.

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New Maryland Elementary School Staff, National Inclusive Education Award Recipients for 2021

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.

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Tara McNeill, National Inclusive Education Award Recipient for 2021

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.

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