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Community Living BC & Ministry of Children & Family Development: Their
roles in the transition process

your loved one

Inclusion Works!-a family driven service alternative: How it helps
youth in the transition process stay active

Parent networking:
A social evening with refreshments and discussion

Kudoz is coming to town: Learn about a community based social
experiential initiative for young adults and adults with disabilities

What does employment mean for youth and adults with disabilities?
Work BC & Jobs West

Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm at the North Shore Disability Resource Centre except Oct 18 th (6:15-8:30pm)
@3158 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver.

Contact: Glenda Kopperson


Support NSDRC in a new way by donating to our GoFundMe campaign!

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We’re trying something a little different with this GoFundMe campaign, because we think it’s the perfect way to reach people in the community who want the opportunity to give something back and be part of creating a long term solution to a big problem that’s too often overlooked. Check out our GoFundMe page by clicking the button below.

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Community Workshops and Events

Adaptive / Accessible Yoga North Vancouver

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Come join a chair based yoga class for people experiencing mobility challenges, whether life long or newly acquired. This welcoming and supportive environment offers a safe class where every yoga pose can be adaptive for your individual needs.

When: Thursdays, Sept. 20th – Nov. 22nd
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Capilano Room, Memorial Recreation Centre
Cost: $122.50 – Financial assistance may be available.
Info: 604 983 6415
Register: 604 987 7529


Social Thinking Conference

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Social Thinking conferences are dedicated to providing practical information about school-age students and adults who have social and communication difficulties, including but not limited to those related to ASD, NLD, ADHD. Information presented concentrates on students with near average to far above average verbal intelligence. Most strategies focus on school-age children and adults, although the information is helpful for those living and working with younger children.

August 16 & 17, Vancouver
Social Thinking Conference 2018
This may be the last chance to see Michelle Garcia Winner with ACT, featuring a brand new workshop!

Save $25 when you register by August 8th.

Keynotes speakers:
August 16- Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP Founder & CEO of Social Thinking
August 17 – Pamela Crooke, PhD, CCC-SLP Director of Social Thinking Training & Speakers Collaborative

To view event details and to register,
Visit their website: Here…


Non-Aversive Strategies to Assist Individuals with Autism and Challenging Behaviours

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Non-Aversive Strategies to Assist Individuals with Autism and Challenging Behaviours

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Andrew McDonnell, PhD, BCBA-D
Director of Studio3 Training Systems

SFU Downtown Campus – Harbour Centre
Vancouver, BC & Web Streaming!

Regular rate ends August 10th, 2018

Website: Buy Tickets Here…


North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues is Looking for New Members!

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Are you a person with a disability living on the North Shore that wants to make your community more accessible? The North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues (ACDI) needs you!

The ACDI is a tri-municipal committee made up of persons with disabilities living on the North Shore. The Committee’s mandate is to formulate proposals, review projects and make recommendations to the three North Shore municipalities that promote, develop and sustain an accessible community, free of physical and social barriers.

The ACDI is a great way of being active in the community and getting involved in a range of projects to promote accessibility.

Past accomplishments of the ACDI include a campaign on how businesses can support persons with disabilities, guidelines to make streets and sidewalks more accessible and work to promote accessibility in the new Delbrook Community Recreation Centre.

DETAIL: Monthly ACDI meetings are the last Thursday of each month at the District of North Vancouver (5-7 p.m.). Sub-committees meet on Thursdays at various times across the North Shore.

For more information on the ACDI please contact the District of North Vancouver at or 604-921-3459 or visit


Workshop: Companioning Grief – Supporting those Experiencing Loss

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Workshop: Companioning Grief – Supporting Those Experiencing Loss

Presentation by Dr. Catherine Hajnal, Grief Educator, Speaker, Consultant

When: Tues. Sep 18 11:40am – 3:00pm
Where: 2121 Lonsdale Avenue North Vancouver
Cost: Free! Please register, as space is limited. Refreshments will be provided.

Register by Mon. Sept 10
Call: 604-985-8713


Self-Advocate Net is an on-line community for the voice of Self Advocate leaders across BC

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It is a place to have a voice, break down stereotypes and encourage positive change in our communities.
Change starts with sharing what is important to you!
Self Advocate Net publishes 8 new stories per month. We pay $100 for each story selected.

We are looking for 250-350 word stories with a strong message about:
• Examples of inclusion and being a full citizen in your community
• Rights and having Choice and Control in your life
• What Self Advocacy means to you
• Ways you or your Self Advocacy group are leaders in your community

If we approve more than 8 stories in any given month. We will let the author(s) know their story will be held and published the following month.Each Author can have a maximum of 4 stories per year published. You can have other stories published for free (not paid) if you are at your limit. Priority will be given to those who have not yet been published on Self Advocate Net. Need to send your story idea to this page in order to be notified. If your story idea is approved for publication, we will email you. Also to send a photo to go with your story.

**Please note we only support stories from Self-Advocates who live in British Columbia, Canada.


Accessible Walking Group

Accessible Walking Group

Get to know the local pathways and greenways in a social group setting. These walks are designed for those that would benefit from paved routes with minimal barriers to accessibility, and for those who like a slower pace with opportunities for breaks. Each walk should take 45 to 60 minutes depending on the pace of the group. Those who require 1:1 or specialized support are required to attend with a support person. Children must attend with an adult. Route information will be e-mailed upon registration.

When: Thursdays, June 7th—July 12th
Thursdays July 19th—August 23rd
Time: 5:30pm—6:30pm
Where: Various locations around North Vancouver
Cost: $32.00 + tax / session *financial assistance available
Info: 604.983.6415
Register online, in person at one of our NVRC facilities, or by
calling 604.987. PLAY (7529)


On the Table

On The Table

On September 13th, connect with your community!

Vancouver Foundation is turning 75 this year. It’s a big milestone—and we want to celebrate with people like you who have been part of our journey over the years.
This September 13th, we’re inviting everyone across BC to gather together, share some food in your homes and communities, and talk about what’s on your mind. We’re calling it On the Table.

Learn more at and sign up to the newsletter for updates. Host registration opens on June 1st—and we’d love for you to be part of building a more connected community.


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