Workshops

Learning Opportunities – March 8, 2019

Maps and Path Training – Open Future Learning – MANDT System – Building Healthy Relationships Continue reading

Learning Opportunities – May 25, 2018

Plan Institute – 2018 Portland Gathering – 2018 Tash Conference Continue reading

Learning Opportunities – April 20, 2018

Plan Institute – Social Role Valorization: – DISABILITY RESOURCE NETWORK OF B.C. FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE – On-line Gentle Teaching Training – Rise Up Conference – 2018 Portland Gathering – July 22-25, 2018 Continue reading

Community Events – March 9, 2018

Not CLBC Eligible? – Public Meeting on Affordable Housing – Rise Up 2018! Call for Artwork – Opening Celebrations of Culture at The Centre – Renfrew-Collingwood Senior Health & Wellness Fair – Niall & Marcus Talk About Sh!t Niall Likes Continue reading

Learning Opportunities – February 23, 2018

8th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD – On-line Gentle Teaching Training – NEW VIDEOS ON CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER Continue reading

Learning Opportunities – April 13, 2017

“Literacy is a right: thinking about literacy for people with developmental disabilities across the lifespan” – Inclusion BC Conference – Inspired by Love – MANDT System – Building Healthy Relationships – Gentle Teaching International Conference – Vancouver BC – Sept 19-21, 2017 Continue reading

Dr. Chris Kliewer: “At the End of Intellectual Disability”

Dr. Christopher Kliewer, Douglas Biklen, and Amy J. Petersen’s 2015 paper in the Harvard Education Review unravels the construction of intellectual disability which has dominated policy and practice in schools and communities. The authors synthesized data from first-person narratives, family … Continue reading

“Literacy is a right: thinking about literacy for people with developmental disabilities across the lifespan”

INDIVIDUALS WITH SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ARE OFTEN EXCLUDED FROM EDUCATIONAL AND DAY-TO-DAY OPPORTUNITIES TO DEVELOP AS LITERATE CITIZENS. JOIN US FOR A WORLD CAFÉ WITH DR. CHRIS KLEIWER, REGENTS’ PROFESSOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA AND … Continue reading

“Literacy is a right: thinking about literacy for people with developmental disabilities across the lifespan”

INDIVIDUALS WITH SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ARE OFTEN EXCLUDED FROM EDUCATIONAL AND DAY-TO-DAY OPPORTUNITIES TO DEVELOP AS LITERATE CITIZENS. JOIN US FOR A WORLD CAFÉ WITH DR. CHRIS KLEIWER, REGENTS’ PROFESSOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA AND … Continue reading

Dr. Chris Kliewer: “At the End of Intellectual Disability”

Dr. Christopher Kliewer, Douglas Biklen, and Amy J. Petersen’s 2015 paper in the Harvard Education Review unravels the construction of intellectual disability which has dominated policy and practice in schools and communities. The authors synthesized data from first-person narratives, family … Continue reading