Inclusion Alberta (formerly AACL) is a non-profit federation that advocates on behalf of children and adults with developmental disabilities
1748 FB users likes Inclusion Alberta, set it to 1 position in Likes Rating for Edmonton, Alberta in Non-Profit Organization category
Inclusion Alberta will be closed for the holidays Dec 24 beginning at noon, and reopening again Jan 4th at 8:30am. Our phone messages will be checked daily at 1-800-252-7556, and urgent matters will be dealt with accordingly. Happy holidays and best wishes in the new year from all of us at Inclusion Alberta!
Thank you to all the amazing and generous friends who joined us for the Changing Lives, Changing Communities Fundraising Breakfast this morning in Calgary, helping us raise $120,550.00!
Join us over on twitter starting at 7am this morning for live updates on the Calgary Changing Lives, Changing Communities Fundraising Breakfast at the Westin! @InclusionAB #InclusionABBreakfast
Join us at an upcoming Changing Lives, Changing Communities Fundraising Breakfast this fall in either Edmonton or Calgary. We are grateful that Servus Credit Union is once again generously sponsoring our breakfast events! Click for more info: http://inclusionalberta.org/upcoming-events/inclusion-alberta-s-changing-lives-changing-communities-fundraising-breakfasts-2016/
This September, golf in support of Inclusion Alberta! The Inclusion Alberta Charity Golf Classic is in its 30th year in Calgary and its first in Edmonton! Sept 9th in Calgary, Sept 16 in Edmonton. Click for more details: http://inclusionalberta.org/events/2016/09/09/event/the-30th-annual-inclusion-alberta-frank-mink-charity-golf-classic-calgary/
It's grad season! Congratulations to Inclusion Alberta-supported student Ryan Nealon who recently graduated from the School of Business at MacEwan University!
We have some exciting career opportunities at Inclusion Alberta right now, including a Fund Development Coordinator position in Edmonton and a Post-Secondary Education Facilitator at Grande Prairie College! Click for more info: http://inclusionalberta.org/index.php?submenu=CareerOpportunities&src=jobs
Have your say on PDD safety regs and participate in interactive webinar coming up at 1:30pm today:
Have your say in PDD safety regs! Fill out online survey, and participate in interactive webinar Monday June 27:
Join us for the Changing Lives, Changing Communities Fundraising Breakfast this fall in either Edmonton or Calgary! http://inclusionalberta.org/upcoming-events/inclusion-alberta-s-changing-lives-changing-communities-fundraising-breakfasts-2016/
"It would be a serious mistake to try and create safer lives without first considering what is required to support individuals with developmental disabilities to live valued and meaningful lives." - Participate NOW in Phase 2 of the PDD Safety Standards Consultation: http://bit.ly/28JFP7a
This September, golf in Edmonton & Calgary while supporting Inclusion Alberta! http://bit.ly/28JJCSH
Have your say on #PDD safety regs! Join interactive webinar coming up at 10am:
Grateful for Community Enhancement Grant + Clark Builders donating over $75K for renos & repairs to our Edmonton office! Thank you!
Bill C-14: This is a critical time to make your position known on legislation to legalize physician assisted death:
Join us for an exciting career opportunity in Edmonton fostering inclusive employment!
Tomorrow (Thurs) morning at 9:30am MST, participate in an online forum on safeguards in medically assisted death
Your voice is urgently needed! The Government of Alberta has launched Phase 2 of the PDD Safety Consultation. We encourage you to take a few minutes to fill out the online questionnaire and/or participate in one of the interactive webinars. Deadline is July 6 Click for details: http://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=429171D6F1055-EAC6-29BC-16E88D91D0B109F9
Learn what Inclusion Alberta can do for you & your family at our upcoming info session in Edmonton June 15:
Excellent story about inclusive education from our local association Inclusion St. Paul!
Local families are invited to join us to learn more about Inclusion Siksika at a Meet & Greet Open House June 15! Learn more:
We're looking for someone to support inclusive education at at Bow Valley College. Apply today or share with a friend who may be perfect for the job! http://inclusionalberta.org/index.php?src=jobs&srctype=display&submenu=CareerOpportunities&refno=82
Golf with us this summer in Calgary (Sept 9) and Edmonton (Sept 16)! Click for details: http://inclusionalberta.org/events/
Inclusion Alberta Applauds Minister’s Commitment to End the Use of ‘SIS’ (Supports Intensity Scale):
It's grad season! Eric Vriend (pictured here in the middle) recently graduated with a certificate of completion from the King's University. He was an Inclusion Alberta-supported student included in the Bachelor of Arts program concentrating mostly in Physical Education classes. He has moved back to Barrhead, AB, where he grew up and is the owner/president of his gym, Eric's Gym. Congratulations Eric!
We are looking for people in both our Calgary and Edmonton locations to work in our inclusive employment partnerships. Please share with anyone you think might be interested in this career opportunity! http://inclusionalberta.org/index.php?submenu=CareerOpportunities&src=jobs
Peter Lee recently started his new job as part of Inclusion Alberta's Rotary Employment Partnership at Foster Park Brokers in Edmonton as an Administrative Assistant. Congrats to both Peter and Foster Park Brokers!
The Government of Alberta has received the Persons with Developmental Disabilities Safety Standards Consultation Team’s final report:
With just a few weeks away from the Calgary and Edmonton Changing Lives, Changing Communities Fundraising Breakfast events, make sure you save your place at the table! Edmonton November 8: https://www.facebook.com/events/1322668601095717/ Calgary November 17: https://www.facebook.com/events/1742383506040642/
Teagan Bruce (pictured left, with coworker Corinne McGirr) recently started her new job through the Inclusion Alberta's Rotary Employment Partnership at the County of Vermillion River! Teagan’s job as an Administrative Assistant will include many things like mail outs, filing, prep and help during Council Meetings. The office is very excited to have her and she’s getting quickly acquainted with everyone, especially during office coffee breaks. Congratulations to Teagan on her new job and to The County of Vermillion River on their great new employee!
Have your say on Canada's National Housing Strategy! Participate in the Government of Canada's online public consultation, which ends this Friday Oct. 21
A free workshop for Lloydminster & area families Tuesday, Oct. 18: Facilitating Community Membership & The Value of a Real Home - http://bit.ly/2eghR2o
Hear more amazing stories just like these at our upcoming Changing Lives, Changing Communities Fundraising Breakfast events in Edmonton (Nov. 8) and Calgary (Nov. 17). Click to save your spot: http://inclusionalberta.org/upcoming-events/inclusion-alberta-s-changing-lives-changing-communities-fundraising-breakfasts-2016/
Participate in the Government of Canada's in-person consultation on accessibility legislation in Calgary this Thurs Oct 13: http://www.esdc.gc.ca/en/consultations/disability/legislation/index.page?_ga=1.150767798.1468332700.1453995458
Developing a life enhancing vision is one of the most powerful and helpful means of ensuring a full and inclusive life. Calgary and area families are invited to join us for this FREE info session on Visioning & Planning October 13 from 7-9pm. Click to register:
Come & have breakfast with us in #yeg or #yyc and leave inspired & uplifted! http://bit.ly/2dnGNqa #inclusion #InclusionABBreakfast2016
Participate in the Government of Canada's in-person consultation sessions to inform the development of planned accessibility legislation in Edmonton (Oct 7) and Calgary (Oct 13): http://inclusionalberta.org/news/2016/09/30/feature-story/participate-in-gc-planned-accessibility-legislation-consultation-october-2016/
Successes of Inclusion Alberta's Rotary Employment Partnership. Learn more about the Partnership here: http://inclusionalberta.org/partnerships-projects/rotary-employment-partnerships-overview/
NEXT WEEK: Sept 22 we are offering Medicine Hat and area families the chance to learn more about Inclusive Education opportunities. Info session is free, but please register your spot:
A huge thanks to Clark Builders for their donation, hard work and craftsmanship to go along with our Community Enhancement Grant we received to update our Edmonton office this year! We definitely time-warped our decor away from the 70's!
There's still time for you to register your spot for this Friday's (Sept 16) 1st Annual Inclusion Alberta Charity Golf Classic at The Ranch Golf and Country Club in Edmonton! 2pm shotgun start. A great day of golf PLUS you'll help raise much needed funds for Inclusion Alberta! Click for details: http://inclusionalberta.org/events/2016/09/16/event/the-1st-annual-inclusion-alberta-charity-golf-classic-edmonton/
Kyle McDonald and Devon McKenzie, Rotary Employment Partnership Coordinator, with team mates from ARC Resources. Enjoying Day of golf!
President Robin Acton with team at Frank Mink tourney! Thanks to Suncor for sponsoring a hole
Kickoff of 30th Annual Frank Mink Golf Tournament supporting Inclusion Alberta for 10 years. Thanks to Jim and Diane Reid !
Another new job for Lloydminster's Rotary Employment Partnership! Jake Gordon recently started his new job at Sawmill. Jake’s position is an Expeditor. Their job is to prepare the plates for the servers to take out. They’re the last people to see the food! Pictured here: Sawmill General Manager Frank Kennedy, coworker Jamie Kirby and Jake Gordon on his first day. Congratulations Jake and Sawmill!
Calgary area families, join our FREE info session on Family Managed Supports Funding Sept 8:
Next Fri Sept 9 is the Frank Mink @InclusionAB Charity Golf Classic in Calgary, Sept 16 in Edmonton! Click to register:
FREE info session on Inclusive Education in Medicine Hat Sept 22! #inclusion http://bit.ly/2bx5vEZ
NEW engaging position in #yeg: Youth #Inclusion Facilitator! Click to apply: http://bit.ly/2bvxySl
READ: A very cool article on an Inclusion Alberta-supported family, including young entrepreneur Aaron Bercovich, who have found success through person-centered planning and the right support! http://www.madisonhouseautism.org/mhaf-featured-artist-aaron-bercovich-building-small-business-brick-art/
Connect job-seekers with employers, and change lives! We have an exciting career opportunity in Edmonton, click to apply: http://inclusionalberta.org/index.php?src=jobs&srctype=display&submenu=CareerOpportunities&refno=83