Glossary & Word Search

Learn about key words and phrases that appear in this edition, then try to find them in the word search puzzle below. Can you find all eight?

CLBC Regions: CLBC Regions are areas of the province of B.C. The five regions are: Vancouver Island, Interior, North, Fraser Valley, and Vancouver Coastal.

Community Council: A Community Council is a group of self advocates, families, and community members. There are Community Councils in each CLBC region and they work with CLBC to help communities be inclusive.

Diverse abilities: ‘Diverse’ means variety and ‘abilities’ means skills and qualities. Diverse abilities means that people’s abilities are varied and the different abilities all have value.

Inclusion: Inclusion means that everyone is included in all parts of life: community, work, education, communication with government, and enjoying social relationships.

Plain Language: Plain Language means writing in clear language and presenting written language in an organized way.

Self Advocate: Self Advocacy is a rights movement led by people who have been labelled as having a developmental disability. Some people refer to themselves as self advocates. Self advocates believe everyone has the right to make their own decisions and live as full citizens in community.

Service Provider: A Service Provider is a person or an organization that has a contract with CLBC to give support and services to an individual or a family.

Support: A person or organization gives you support by helping you succeed in reaching your goals.

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