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Physician (Medical) Assisted Death

Plain Language Summary The Supreme Court of Canada has decided that physician-assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia are no longer against the law. “Physician-assisted suicide” is when a person kills him/herself with the help of a doctor. “Voluntary Euthanasia” is when a person asks a doctor to kill him or her. In both cases, a doctor [Read More…]

How can the PEI ACL help?

The PEI ACL has been providing support to families for over 65 years.  If you or a family member needs assistance, please contact our Family Inclusion Facilitator to help. Not sure what we do, click on the link below, we created a quick video to help guide you.  

Coming Together Newsletter – Spring 2016

On behalf of Dianne Cormier Northrup (Chair) and the entire CACL National Family Voices and Agenda Task Force I am pleased to share the latest edition of the Coming Together newsletter. We would ask that you share widely among your families and other networks. ComingTogetherNewsletter-Spring2016-FINAL

Institution Watch newsletter – Spring 2016

On behalf of Laurie Larson and Shane Haddad (Co-chairs) and the entire CACL PFC National Task Force on the Right to Live in Community, I am pleased to share the latest edition of the Institution Watch newsletter.  Institution Watch Newsletter – Spring 2016 – FINAL

Job Posting: Labour Market Facilitator – Ready, Willing and Able

The PEI Association for Community Living (PEI ACL) is seeking a Labour Market Facilitator for its Ready, Willing and Able project. Full time contractual position until January, 2018 with a possibility of extension. The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA) are very proud to be partners in [Read More…]

My Canada Includes an Extra Chromosome

We agree Rick Mercer!

Spring Cleaning Donation Drive – Keep It Green While You Clean

Keep your items out of landfills while helping us raise funds! By donating gently-used clothing, shoes, accessories, book, linens, and small household items (no furniture), you can help raise funds for helping increase inclusion for Islanders with intellectual disabilities and/or autism. Help us reach our $1K goal – we get paid for every pound of [Read More…]

Donation Drive

On February 20th at Value Village, in Charlottetown, PEI ACL is having a donation drive to earn money to continue our work in supporting Island families! You can drop off your gently-used clothing, shoes, accessories, books, linens, and small household items (no furniture), anytime during the day of Saturday, February 20th, and tell them it’s [Read More…]

The Family Guide – Navigating the System

Attempting to navigate the system for individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families can be complex and confusing. Check out our latest edition of The Family Guide – Navigating the System for great tools and direction.

Coming Together Newsletter – December 2015

Check out the winter edition of the Coming Together Newsletter highlighting the power of families to effect change and advance inclusion. Coming Together Newsletter