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Adults with disabilities need to earn minimum wage for sense of ‘belonging,’ parents say 6 young adults with developmental disabilities have been permanently hired by North York firm. 

New study finds the developmentally disabled are vulnerable in Ontario Article in the National Post Read the Full Report : Addressing Gaps in the Health Care Services Used by Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario

CIC Co-Director Dr. Rachelle Hole is awarded UBC Okanagan Health Researcher of the Year. Each year, UBC Okanagan recognizes the outstanding achievements researchers who have made significant contributions to research and/or creative scholarly activity at UBC Okanagan.

Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Helps to Secure Financial Future for Persons with Disabilities In a 7-2 split decision, this past Friday in the case of S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corp, the Supreme Court of Canada overturned British Columbia’s Court of Appeal’s decision on discretionary (Henson) trusts. In doing so, the court has set a precedent that will serve to shield the rights of persons with disabilities and helps […]

New Resource: Individualised funding interventions to improve health and social care outcomes for people with a disability: a mixed-methods systematic review This study is a review of 73 studies of individualised funding for people with disabilities. Studies were carried out in Europe, the US, Canada and Australia 0268_DCG_Fleming_Individualised_funding

Spotlight on UBC Research – In Ottawa We are thrilled to announce and congratulate CIC Co-Director Dr. Rachelle Hole was chosen as one of four UBC featured researchers being highlighted in the “Spotlight on UBC Research in Ottawa.” “The event introduces some of UBC’s great minds—faculty members who research some of the most intriguing and important topics of our time. Hear how […]

The Benefits to Hiring Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities NEW – December 2018 Summary Employment is important for all people as it provides a sense of purpose and meaningful contribution to society. People with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) often face employer discrimination when searching for work. This report summarizes a study completed for a master’s thesis in the School of Social Work at the University of British Columbia […]

Experts Panel Report on Medial Assistance in Dying The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has released its Experts Panel Report on Medical Assistance in Dying. CIC Director Dr. Tim Stainton was privileged to serve as an expert on this panel. Read the report and find out more about how this impacts vulnerable Canadians.  

Dr. Rachelle Hole talks TYDE on AMI’s The Pulse Rachelle Hole is an associate professor at the UBC Okanagan School of Social Work. She is also the co-director of the Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship. She chats with us about TYDE, a new program to help young people with intellectual disabilities and autism find meaningful employment. This is the September 12, 2018 episode. You can […]