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August 2, 2011 | CanadianACL
You can now read the most recent issue of CACL's newsletter info@ - Learn about what the CACL National Association is up to!! You can also subscribe to this and our other newsletters here.
July 22, 2011 | CanadianACL
CACL is pleased to announce the release of the summer 2011 edition of Education Watch.
July 19, 2011 | CanadianACL
Have you recently browsed the CACL events section? Were you aware we had one? We do and it is simple to use and propose an event to appear in our calendar. All you need to do is log into your profile, or sign up for one if you have not already.
July 18, 2011 | CanadianACL
CACL, on behalf of the entire ACL federation, extends sincere congratulations to John Cox of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on being awarded the 2011 Alan Thomas Fellowship award (from the Carold Institute). John’s award winning application was entitled ‘Getting Included: How Labeled Individuals Have Impacted Inclusion’.
June 10, 2011 | CanadianACL
 Welcome to our new online homeOn behalf of the Board and Staff of the Canadian Association for Community Living I am honored and proud to welcome you to our new online home. We have not only redesigned the look and feel of CACL.CA, we have also implemented a number of new features to our online presence that I'm sure you will really enjoy accessing.
June 10, 2011 | CanadianACL
This was passed along to us by Marilyn Dolmage, a call to mobilize the community:The class action is proceeding against the Ontario government, that we hope will benefit all those who lived in Huronia Regional Centre between the years of 1945 and 2009, when it closed.
June 10, 2011 | CanadianACL
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. 
June 10, 2011 | CanadianACL
CACL has  completed a research study on employment supports for people with intellectual disabilities. The study looks at effective policies and practices for transitioning from sheltered and enclave based employment services for people with intellectual disabilities to supports that enable inclusion in the labour market. The research study follows on a renewed international interest in what have been dubbed "employment first" or "employment focused" approaches marking the first major Canadian contribution to this dialogue.
June 7, 2011 | CanadianACL
June 6, 2011, Toronto – ON.  The Federal Budget tabled before the House of Commons recognizes that more needs to be done to support people with disabilities and their families.  CACL’s President Bendina Miller welcomed the budget measures and expressed: “Today’s budget takes modest steps to address the needs of people with disabilities and their families.  It recognizes that: families and caregivers are at the core of supports to persons with disabilities and that more needs to be done to support them in this role;  improvements are
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