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.
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.
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.
On behalf of Inclusion Canada (formerly the Canadian Association for Community Living), the New Brunswick Association for Community Living is issuing a call for nominations for the National Inclusive Education Awards.
The awards are presented to an individual or team who has made a positive and significant contribution to inclusive education within the early learning, K-12, and post-secondary systems in their province or territory. The award presentations are part of the activities planned for National Inclusive Education Month, which will be held in April 2021.