Thank You!

We’d like to acknowledge and thank these community based organizations for contributing financially to support our core operations in 2014 – 2015. Bethesda Christian Association Community Living Society Community Living Victoria Delta Community Living Society Family Support Institute Langley Association for Community Living posAbilities Richmond Society for Community Living Western Human Resource Corp

Annual Report

We are pleased to share our 2013 – 2014 Annual Report. Our research agenda continues to grow and we are excited about the increasing number of community and academic partnerships developing. We’d like to thank everyone who contributed to and supported our work this past year.

What is Inclusive Education?

Inclusive education means that all students attend and are welcomed by their neighbourhood schools in age-appropriate, regular classes and are supported to learn, contribute and participate in all aspects of the life of the school. Inclusive education is about how we develop and design our schools, classrooms, programs and activities so that all students learn […]

Keep the History of Community Living Alive

For the past 18 months, the Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship has been joined by an expert reference group to lay the groundwork for a “Community Living Archive”. This group has recognized the importance of preserving the history of our social movement so that we can learn from our past, now and in the future. […]

UBC researchers find that many parents of children with Down syndrome have unique perspectives on the possibility of a remedy.

The authors of this report, “I love you just the way your are”,researchers Dr. Jehannine Austin and Dr. Catriona Hippman are also research affiliates with the Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship and are members of the Balanced Information and Genetic Counselling research project. This project, and our other current research projects and initiatives will be […]

Submission to the Disability White Paper

Our submission is based primarily on evidence drawn from the numerous studies we have undertaken related to the full inclusion and citizenship for people with disabilities with a primary, though not exclusive focus on intellectual disability.

Canadian Inclusive Lives Learning Initiative (CILLI)

CILLI is a one of a kind learning program designed by the Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship. We are pleased to announce we are currently exploring partnerships to deliver CILLI in the Okanagan and Lower Mainland regions beginning September 2014. Please check back for updates and announcements. Click the title above for an interactive “prezi” […]

New Site on the History of Intellectual Disability Launched

This new site offers a range of resources as well as principles, etexts and discussion forums on the often neglected area of the history of Intellectual disability. Site authors Chris Goodey, Patrick McDonagh, Lynn Rose, Murray Simpson and CIC Director Tim Stainton are recognized leaders in this small but growing area of research. While there […]

New Project Announcement

Mapping Inclusive Employment Practices for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities We are pleased to announce that, in partnership with the BC Centre for Employment Excellence, and the UBC Centre for Social, Spatial and Economic Justice, we are set to begin a research project to capture, study and share best practices concerning the employment of people with […]