Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Video: “Education, Integration, Inclusion”

ACT is delighted to release a new online video: Education, Integration, Inclusion: Key Information for Parents of Children with Special Needs in B.C., presented by Suzanne Jacobsen, Ed.D., BCBA . This is a valuable talk for parents and professionals who want to better understand how to achieve the best outcomes for students across special needs attending a B.C. public school.
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World Autism Awareness Day recognized by B.C. and Canadian Governments

Today, April 2, 2013, is World Autism Awareness Day, recognized by the governments of British Columbia and Canada:

BC government press release: Reaching out to address autism in B.C.

Message from Canada Minister of Health: World Autism Awareness Day.

To see what’s happening around B.C this month, visit our Autism Awareness Month listings, or submit your own!

Edit: Thanks for your submissions, look forward to next April!

Income tax information for parents of children with disabilities and a free online video!

In B.C., April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 30th is the deadline for filing income taxes for 2012.

Here at ACT, we’ve been getting some phone called about disability exemptions and other tax related questions. ACT cannot offer tax advice – for that we recommend that you consult an accountant. We can, however, point you in the direction of some helpful guides and sites:

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