Introducing British Columbia
AIDE Canada would like to present one in a series of resource packages, this one focusing on British Collection.
AIDE and partners have created many toolkits, webinars and infographics covering a wide range of topics from education, to housing and beyond specifically for this territory, and have curated a list for ease of use, with links and descriptions.
See links below:
Scroll to the Alberta section of this toolkit to learn about the education supports and services available in BC for students in elementary school and high school.
This page offers a comprehensive look at the autism-related funding, services and support provided by each provincial and territorial government in Canada. Scroll to the BC section to find the programs available to you.
This toolkit inventories the autism-related funding, services and support provided by the provincial and territorial governments for individuals older than 18 in British Colombia
This toolkit provides an overview of financial assistance available to eligible post-secondary students through their respective provincial, territorial and/or federal government. All 13 Provinces and territories in Canada are discussed. This resource was developed in partnership with the Pacific Autism Family Network. Click to find out about BC Bursary and National funding options.
This clickable infographic can help you find the government college and university funding programs in your area.
This clickable infographic outlines post-secondary education supports that are available in every province and territory in Canada. You can also click to link to federal post-secondary education supports
Health & Wellbeing
Being a caregiver of those with intellectual disabilities and/or those with developmental disabilities can be both rewarding and challenging. This toolkit is designed to provide families with strategies to help individuals navigate their needs and balance them with the needs of their loved one. There is a section just for sibling caregivers as well as activities to allow you to make plans for the future. Scroll to your province for additional resources
This toolkit outlines one mother's quest for resources and activities for her son with autism at no or little cost. She outlines her strategy, and many helpful ideas are offered for finding enjoyable and educational resources. Scroll to the British Columbia resources at the end of the document for ideas in your province.
Adults living in Canada are used to making decisions about their own lives, whether it be where to live, what to eat, what to wear, or how to spend their money. Canadians understand free decision-making to be one of our basic rights. People with disabilities are no exception. Look at the table at the end of this toolkit to learn more about rules applicable in British Columbia.