The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and IRIS, the Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society, have announced that Dr. Michael Bach, current Executive Vice-President of CACL, will assume the role of full-time Managing Director of IRIS. "Dr. Michael Bach, … [Read more...] about Changes to Executive Leadership
Introduction PEI ACL’s position is one of full citizenship in which people with intellectual disabilities and their families lead good lives in welcoming communities. We advocate for the full inclusion of people who have an intellectual disability in all aspects of community life. The policy … [Read more...] about Our Position Papers
VALUES AND PRINCIPLES The PEI Association for Community Living (PEIACL) views the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) to be the document that best describes and advances the rights of people with disabilities. We believe strongly in the principles … [Read more...] about Our Values and Principles
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 … [Read more...] about Physician (Medical) Assisted Death
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 … [Read more...] about How can the PEI ACL help?
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 … [Read more...] about Coming Together 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 … [Read more...] about Institution Watch newsletter – Spring 2016
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 … [Read more...] about Job Posting: Labour Market Facilitator – Ready, Willing and Able