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NEW Report: The Impact of COVID-19 on BC’s Children with Medical Complexity and their Families Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch has today shared the results of her survey about the impact of COVID-19 and associated restrictions on medically-complex children and their families in British Columbia. You can download a copy of the full report here: https://spice.nursing.ubc.ca/outreach/ A two-page infographic with some of the key information and recommendations is also available. The results […]

Transitioning Youth with Disabilities and Employment – The TYDE Project Opening Doors The Transitioning Youth with Disabilities and Employment (TYDE) project empowers young people with disabilities to find meaningful paid work, unlocking the door to a world of possibilities.

Is Innovation Really Possible in the Community Living Sector? – Webinar Recording Thanks so much to Gord Tulloch and Sarah Shulman for yesterday’s webinar “Is Innovation Really Possible in the Community Living Sector?” based on learnings shared in The Trampoline Effect: Redesigning our Social Safety Nets. And thanks to everyone who attended on Zoom. If you weren’t able to join the webinar, you can view the recording […]

Building momentum for the Canadian Disability Benefit Learning Series We are pleased to be a supporting partner of this initiative. Cliquez ici pour la version française This webinar series is a collaboration between individuals, groups, coalitions and organizations from across Canada, without which this would not be possible. A 4-part online learning series on the proposed Canadian Disability Benefit Hosted by Rabia Khedr You may have already […]

Graduate Student Internships Available About Us The Canadian Institute for Inclusion and Citizenship (CIIC) is Canada’s first university-based research centre with a dedicated focus on social policy and practice issues concerned with the full inclusion and citizenship of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). We envision a society that acts to achieve lives of quality for all citizens […]

Is Innovation Really Possible in the Community Living Sector? Join us for a webinar Nov 9 with the authors of The Trampoline Effect, Gord Tulloch and Sarah Schulman.

Throne Speech Sept 23, 2020 “COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Canadians with disabilities, and highlighted long-standing challenges. The Government will bring forward a Disability Inclusion Plan, which will have: A new Canadian Disability Benefit modelled after the Guaranteed Income Supplement for seniors; A robust employment strategy for Canadians with disabilities; And a better process to determine eligibility for Government disability programs […]

International survey on the impact of COVID 19 Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch and Dr. Tim Stainton from the Canadian Institute for Inclusion  and Citizenship are the Canadian researchers involved in an international survey on the impact of COVID 19 on individuals with intellectual and developmental disability and their caregivers. Please help us share this information widely within Canada. The survey is led by the […]

Creating Accessibility Standards Accessibility Standards Canada is currently creating 2 technical standards development committees: Technical committee for plain language Technical committee for outdoor spaces Learn more at Creating Accessibility Standards