We’re so close now to our third annual conference on October 6th in Surrey! Get your tickets here: Advocacy: Strategies and Solutions This conference would not be possible without our sponsors and we’re so grateful – thank you! #YEM_BC youreducationmatters.ca facebook.com/youreducationmatters @inclusionbc http://inclusionbc.org/ facebook.com/InclusionBC You may also want to check out our pre-conference lightning talk … More #AdvoCon2018 – Full Brochure on Speakers and Workshops
Going to the all candidates forums in your neighborhood, or chatting with a candidate online or over coffee? Need some ideas on what to ask the trustee hopefuls? The team at BCEdAccess has put together a list you can choose from or modify as you see fit!
Exclusion of students with special needs and/or disabilities is a notable problem in BC K-12 schools. *Exclusion is, under the School Act, actually a suspension and the rules that govern this should be laid out in School Board policy in for each District. … More TRACKING EXCLUSION: BCEdAccess’ Exclusion* Incident Report Form
Find out when that first day is – will your child be attending on the first day of school? Often schools will ‘suggest’ that your child may be more comfortable attending a few days or even a few weeks later instead, and sometimes you won’t find this out until very close to the date. And some families choose a later transition because they know that this is what will work best for their child. … More Back to School – 8 things you can do to prepare your child with special needs
“Government has a vision to make BC a truly inclusive province by 2024. ” … More AccessAbility Week 2018
Inclusion and students with special needs are the afterthought of the BC school system. … More The state of things
We’re very excited to announce our keynote speaker, Birgitta von Krosigk! About the presentation – Advocating for the Advocate Register here! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advocating-for-special-needs-in-bc-schools-conference-tickets-20582695396 Being a parent or primary caregiver of a child with special needs brings with it many tasks and roles over and above the traditional parental/caregiver ones. This is on top of whatever role … More April 2 Advocacy Conference – Keynote Speaker Birgitta von Krosigk