Monthly Archives: May 2014

Resilience Tip #25: Focus

By Shelley Hourston For many people with chronic illness or disability, difficulty focusing is an unexpected and often unrecognized challenge. Difficulty focusing can be an invisible side effect of your primary health condition or disability. While your health care provider … Continue reading

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BCCPD applauds TransLink’s $1 million commitment to HandyDART

BCCPD are pleased that TransLink will add $1 million to HandyDART this year to provide over 30,000 additional rides to HandyDART customers. This will help ensure that people with disabilities and seniors get the rides they need through the HandyDART … Continue reading

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Registration Open for Summer Camps for Children and Youth with Learning Disabilities

We have received the following notice from the The Learning Disabilities Association of Vancouver: The Learning Disabilities Association of Vancouver offers summer day camps for children and youth aged 4-17 with suspected or diagnosed learning disabilities. Choose from Arts Expression Camp, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Simon Cox!

Congratulations to friend of the BCCPD Simon Cox! Simon has been awarded the Hal Rogers Fellow Award by the Kin Canada Foundation in recognition of the more than 30 years of important work he has done to improve the lives … Continue reading

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Disability White Paper Consultation Summit

Dear Community Partner, On June 16, 2014, the B.C. government is hosting a summit that will bring together representatives from the disability community, government and the business community to discuss short–, mid–, and long–term strategies to support the goal of B.C. … Continue reading

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Auditor General of BC releases report on BC’s disability assistance

On May 15th, the BC Auditor General released a report entitled Disability Assistance: An Audit of Program Access, Integrity and Results. The report found that “disability assistance clients may be at risk of not having their basic needs met.” The … Continue reading

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