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The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities identifies the human rights of people with disabilities & focuses on removing barriers that prevent full participation. BC People First is hosting an online session on the CRPD next Weds, Jan 20 - http://ow.ly/WUox50Da4iT
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3 days agoIn our first edition of the CLBC Update for Individuals and Families of 2021 topics include:- Province-wide restrictions extended; - Flexible Funding Options for Direct Funding Agents and Person-Centered Societies; - Next teleconference for individuals and families; - Information about the COVID-19 vaccine; - Vaccines and consent for people with developmental disabilities;- B.C. Recovery Benefit plain language summary; - Exemptions to the mandatory mask order in B.C.; - Recipes for Respite conversations; - Tools for Connection; - Happy Hour Hangouts; - Self Advocate Leadership of the Year nominations now open;- Learn about the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; - Families share their pandemic stories; and more.You can read it right here: mailchi.mp/communitylivingbc/clbc-update-for-individuals-families-january-14th-edition?e=%5BUNIQID ... See MoreSee Less
5 days agoDear self advocates and families - Please join Community Living BC (CLBC) next Monday, January 18 for an opportunity to hear from Dr. Daniele Behn Smith, Deputy Provincial Health Officer, about the latest health information and guidance on COVID-19 as we enter the new year. We will also be pleased to welcome Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, who will join the call with Dr. Behn Smith, Michael Prince, CLBC Board Chair, and Ross Chilton, CEO of CLBC. When: Monday, January 18, 2021Time: 1:35 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.How to call in:Vancouver: 604-681-0260Elsewhere: 1-877-353-9184Participant code: 87916#* Due to the large number of participants, please call in at 1:20 p.m. Self advocates and families are asked to submit health questions in advance by end of day Thursday, January 14 to CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca with the subject line: Jan 18 CLBC Call. This will allow us to answer as many questions as possible on the call.You can click the link below to find the invitation: mailchi.mp/communitylivingbc/join-clbcs-january-18-teleconference-for-self-advocates-and-families...[UNIQID] ... See MoreSee Less