Saskatchewan Association for Community Living (SACL)
|The Canadian Association for Community Living is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. We want to congratulate CACL and celebrate with them, as we all share in this dynamic history. CACL has a proud history of social change and dedicated work on the issues that families and people with intellectual disabilities bring forward. Today CACL continues to raise the bar, ensuring that the voice of families is heard, and pursuing inclusion, human rights, innovative services and supports, and full citizenship for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Congratulations to the Board and Staff of CACL on their fiftieth anniversary and we look forward to the fiftieth year celebrations that will be held in Saskatchewan!|
Late Breaking News...(See more news under What's New)
CACL urges Canada not to deport a child with an intellectual disability and his family. Read more here.
On April 11, 2008, the Saskatchewan Down Syndrome Society is having a conference on "The Connection between Behaviour and Communication." Click here for more details.
CACL publishes an on-line newsletter with news from across Canada. Read about what's new across the country in the March 2008 issue of the CACL [email protected] newsletter at http://www.cacl.ca/infoat/.
The WINTER 2008 issue of Institution Watch is now available featuring submissions from three provincial governments stating that institutions have no place in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Click here to download your copy.
SACL's new School to Life Transition Manual is available online. Click here for your copy.
Ongoing Projects and Important News You Should Know About...
The Deinstitutionalization Coalition of Saskatchewan regularly posts new infromation. Click here
to find out more.
SACL's Individualized Funding/Individually Funded Services Demonstration Project is underway. Click here
to read the Business and Operations Plan. Keep watching the website for details!
SACL is a member of the Disability Income Support Coalition (DISC), advocating for a distinct, adequate income program for people with disaiblities in Saskatchewan. To find out more about DISC, go to their website at www.saskDISC.ca
New information is being posted every week as we work to make this site more interactive and to keep our members and friends informed. Please check back often. We would like to hear your comments at [email protected]
Welcome to the Saskatchewan Association for Community Living We believe in:
Rights and freedoms are respected and protected, and people have the opportunity to meet obligations as participating and contributing citizens.
People with intellectual disabilities belong to families, friends and neighbourhoods, with full access to and participation in schools, places of work and the community as a whole.
Having an active and decisive voice in the decisions that affect our lives.