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Intellectual Disabilities

Brother as caregiver

 

“I thought I was grown up, but this is a whole new world for me,” explains 35-year old Eugene La. After losing his mother, Grace Yang-Sim in a car accident last November, Eugene became the sole caregiver to his 29 year-old brother, David, who has Down syndrome.

Inclusion BC talks about inclusion for students with special needs in our schools

If you missed the radio interview earlier this week about the need for Inclusive Education in BC schools that we posted on our Facebook and Twitter accounts, we now have links to the podcast archives of the full radio show.

New from IRIS: The Employment Situation of People with Intellectual Disabilities.

New from IRIS: The Employment Situation of People with Intellectual Disabilities
A demographic snapshot of the employment situation of people with intellectual disabilities
 
A recently released report by Cameron Crawford of  the Institute for Research on Inclusion and Society (IRIS) provides a demographic snapshot of the employment situation of people with intellectual disabilities. The report draws from the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS), which was Statistics Canada’s ‘flagship’ survey on disability.
 

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