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Article: Five Women Share Their Stories

April 16, 2012

Five Women Share Their Stories – The Western Star (Apr 16, 2012 by Diane Crocker) CORNER BROOK — If one message was clear at the end of a session on coping with isolation at the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living Conference Saturday, it was that parents and caregivers, and even disabled people themselves have […]

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NL Association for Community Living

June 14, 2010

The Newfoundland & Labrador Association For Community Living (NLACL) is a provincial advocacy association dedicated to developing communities that welcome persons with developmental disabilities. Founded in 1956, and incorporated in 1976, this organization has 18 local voluntary associations that provide support in rural areas throughout Newfoundland & Labrador. This association is also one of 12 […]

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Declaration of Support for Community Living

June 7, 2010

Institution Watch (institutionwatch.ca) is the official web site of the People First of Canada and Canadian Association for Community Living joint task force on deinstitutionalization. People First of Canada (PFC) is the national voice for people who have been labeled with an intellectual disability. The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) is a Canada-wide association […]

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Canada’s Community Inclusion Initiative

May 27, 2010

The Community Inclusion Fund (CIF) was launched in 1997 following the deinstitutionalization initiative under the National Strategy for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities. The primary aim of the Initiative is to strengthen community capacities to secure inclusion and citizenship for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Click here for more information

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Label Free Zone

May 20, 2010

The Label Free Zone is a web site by and for people who have been labeled with an intellectual disability, to exchange opinions and share stories with everyone. The Label Free Zone provides a space to challenge and change the attitudes that exclude and isolate people who have been labeled with an intellectual disability. Click […]

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Now Available: The Freedom Tour DVD

May 1, 2010

We are now taking orders for The Freedom Tour on DVD – click here to order, and click here for more information about The Freedom Tour.

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