News and Events

February is National Inclusive Education Month.

Let’s celebrate by highlighting all the many positive examples of inclusive classrooms and schools across our province. For some teachers and schools, meaningful inclusion of students with intellectual and other disabilities is the norm. Together with parents, students and community members, they figure out ways to make it happen. We know inclusive education works! Children [Read More…]

Daniel Martens, Lyndale, Board of Director

Mary Whitehead, Secretary, Victoria West

Provincially Mary is a member of the executive on the PEIACL board as well as a member of the PEI Autism Society. Mary is also involved on the national level with the Canadian Association for Community Living by sitting on their Family Agenda committee and the Right to Live in the Community Task Force. Marys’ [Read More…]

PEI Down Syndrome Support Group Christmas Party

Faces of PEI ACL

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Luca* thought he would never get to experience the taste of success. He wasn’t encouraged to dream about his future. Because Luca has an intellectual disability. As a high school student, Luca felt he had no options for his future. When asked how he felt about college, Luca says simply, “I never thought about it. [Read More…]

Job Posting: Labour Market Facilitator: JOB FILLED

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 September 2017 The PEI ACL in partnership with the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance (CASDA) is embarking on a labour market [Read More…]