Moms on the Move


(Under construction: Please advise if you'd like us to provide a link to your group or recommend web links to useful resources for families of children and youth with special needs.)


BC's independent Representative for Children & Youth

  • Oversight, information, advocacy & support

Advocate for Service Quality: Jane Holland

  • Works for adults with developmental disabilities served by CLBC

Your MLA: Find your MLA


Opposition critics

Parent advocacy

Autism Spectrum Disorder


Resources & support:

Down Syndrome

Children & youth w/ special needs

Ministry for Children & Families (MCFD): Programs & services for special needs

  • Information on out-of-school programs, supports & services

MCFD special needs programs & policies (eligibility, access, procedures, etc)

Adults & youth in transition

  • Community Living BC (CLBC): services for adults with developmental disabilities, including autism
  • November 2009: Eligibility for adults with IQ over 70 - **New Policy**
  • MCFD Transition planning page: (youth to adulthood)

Early Intervention - general

MOMS Fact Sheets

  • IDP (Infant Development Program) Fact Sheet
  • EIBI (Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention for Autism) Fact Sheet

Ministry programs: MCFD Information Page

  • Infant Development Program
  • Aboriginal Infant Development Program
  • Supported Child Development
  • Aboriginal Supported Child Development
  • Early Intervention Therapy Program

Education: K-12

BC Education Ministry: Special Education

  • Provincial polices, information about IEPs, teaching guides for students with special needs, links to provincial resource programs etc

MCFD School-age therapy progam: Information

Vancouver Parents for Successful Inclusion (VPSI)

  • Advocacy & information for families

BC Association for Community Living: Inclusive education

  • Resources, history, links, current issues, advocacy

BC Education Coalition - Special Education

  • News about education funding, special education cuts and advocacy

Education: Post secondary

Steps Forward Inclusive Post-secondary Education Society (Steps Forward):

  • Information, advocacy and support for post-secondary students

Family Support

Ministry Supports:

Other community organziations that offer family support and/or advocacy

Other disabilities

Disabilities - general

  • BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD)

Acquired Brain Injury

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

  • Teaching students with FAS: Resource Guide (Sorry the most up-to-date info from BC's Education Ministry in BC is 14 years old!!!)
  • MCFD information section

Severe/complex special needs

Learning Disabilities

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  1. Hi
    How about setting up a calendar format for events and training opportunities?

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