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Ready, Willing and Able – Update 2017

A partnership between CACL and CASDA, the Ready, Willing & Able (RWA) initiative has achieved another round of excellent results in the second quarter of 2017. RWA continues to demonstrate much success in reaching and exceeding its targets, with the following outcomes achieved during April – June: initial engagement efforts were undertaken with 473 employers, and follow [Read More…]

Island Storm – Inclusion is about us ALL

Just in time for Back to School. Island Storm and PEI ACL reminds us Inclusion treasurers Diversity and Builds Communities. #inclusion#jointhemovement #islandstorm #community #VogueCommunityBox   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yckbk-99Cw

Be sure to mark May 11th on your calendar!

Join us and approximately another 100 exhibitors at the Community Access and Inclusion Expo Thursday, May 11th at Summerside Intermediate School in Summerside from 5-8 pm. Great opportunity to become aware of many resources for Islanders needing supports before Transitioning from School to Community.

Our new home

Today’s the day!! we are moving from our Stratford office over to 40 Enman Crescent room 273 at the Royalty Centre in Charlottetown, top of the stairs & turn left. Staff can be reached by our cells and emails. Give us a week or so, to get office set up & would love to have [Read More…]

Who Decides? A Workshop about Supported Decision-making

The Coalition for Supported Decision-Making will host an interactive workshop on Tuesday, May 30th from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Benevolent Irish Society Hall, 582 North River Rd in Charlottetown. Joanne Taylor, Executive Director of the Nidus Centre for Personal Planning in British Columbia, will be our guest. Joanne has helped hundreds of [Read More…]

Future Financial Planning seminar

Future Financial Planning for individuals with disabilities and their loved ones.  Join us for some great information on financial transition planning.   Wednesday May 10th, 2017 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Harbourview Training Center in Souris. To find out more information or to register, e-mail familysupport@peiacl.org. #planningforthefuture #itmatters

Be sure to mark May 11th on your calendar!

Join us and approximately another 100 exhibitors at the Community Access and Inclusion Expo Thursday, May 11th at Summerside Intermediate School in Summerside from 5-8 pm. Great opportunity to become aware of many resources for Islanders in need of additional supports before Transitioning from School to Community.  

What does ACL do for Families?

We created a short video explaining what we do for families under our Family Support Program. If you know of any families or individuals that need our help and guidance, please help us spread the word that we are here for them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijgZJ_zBha8

Inclusive Employment Building Block Project

Ready, Willing and Able: Inclusive Employment Building Block Project Making the transition from school to adult life can be challenging for many young people.  For those with an intellectual disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), that transition can be even more challenging. Meet Katelyn Greene, Facilitator for Inclusive Employment with the PEI ACL.  Katelyn is working [Read More…]

READY, WILLING AND ABLE: BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE WORKFORCE

How it works: Many employers are interested in diversifying their workforce, however, they don’t know where to start…. READY, WILLING AND ABLE CAN HELP. Find out what Value Village has to say about building an inclusive workforce through RWA PEI by watching our video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7RdCw8dVhc     If you’re interested in learning more about inclusive [Read More…]