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Events and Meetings

​Are you interested in ADF member organization activities, exploring disability issues or celebrating the successes of Albertans with disabilities? Our online calendar features meetings, conferences and events hosted by disability organizations from across the province.

The Employment First Webcast Series is hosted by Alberta Human Services to help Albertans understand the barriers, solutions and benefits to employment people with disabilities. Learn more at http://humanservices.alberta.ca/disability-services/employment-first-webcast-series.html
The Employment First Webcast Series is hosted by Alberta Human Services to help Albertans understand the barriers, solutions and benefits to employment people with disabilities. Learn more at http://humanservices.alberta.ca/disability-services/employment-first-webcast-series.html
The Children's Autism Services of Edmonton is hosting a workshop on Working with Families in Natural Environments at the Oasis Conference Centre in Edmonton on April 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Dr. Robin McWilliam will be leading discussion and activities about routine-based interviews, functional intervention planning and using collaborative consultation. For more information or to register, phone 780-495-9235 or visit http://childrensautism.ca

Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise

London, Ontario

Apr 22, 2015 to Apr 24, 2015

The fifth annual Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise will take place at the London Convention Centre in London, Ontario from April 22-24, 2015. The conference provides training, work sessions, networking opportunities, speakers and interactive events. To learn more visit http://www.ccse2015.ca/

Intro and Advanced SCERTS Training Course

Edmonton

May 19, 2015 to May 21, 2015

The Children's Autism Services of Edmonton is hosting an Intro and Advanced SCERTS training course from May 19-21, 2015 at the Oasis Conference Centre in Edmonton. Teachers, parents, educational teams, professionals and others are invited to learn about the SCERTS model from an expert in the field of Autism. For more information or to register, phone 780-495-9235 or visit http://www.childrensautism.ca

ADF Fall Forum Meeting

Chateau Nova Yellowhead

Oct 29, 2015

On October 29, 2015, the Alberta Disabilities Forum will gather for their biannual forum meeting. For more information and to register for attendance, please contact adf@accd.net adf@accd.net

ADF Biannual Forum

Chateau Nova Yellowhead

Oct 20, 2016

The Alberta Disabilities Forum is holding its biannual meeting on October 20, 2016 in Edmonton. The primary issue being discussed is Transportation, followed by a 1 hour session on Caring for the Caregiver presented by Caregivers Alberta. Increasing our depth of understanding of what transportation means across the disability spectrum is what this meeting is all about. Can we work towards transportation strategies across the province and beyond? The board of the Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities will be presenting, along with representatives from Alberta Transportation. Speakers will share their insights on Transportation and there will be an opportunity for discussion on this very important issue facing the disability community. Caring for the Caregiver presentation is sure to be informative and bring forward the scope, impact and importance of the wellbeing for caregivers! Tickets to a maximum of 2 per member organization are free / $25.00 each ticket for non-members. - Lunch is provided! http://www.eventbrite.com/e/adf-general-forum-biannual-meeting-tickets-27490125706

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If you have a member organization event to promote, please let us know. Email the ADF Provincial Coordinator at adf@accd.net.


Member Spotlight


  • Muscular Dystrophy Canada

    Muscular Dystrophy Canada strives to ensure that people with neuromuscular disorders lead full and engaged lives by providing services that increase mobility and encourage independence.

    Muscular Dystrophy Canada
  • Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) - Alberta

    The Alberta Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association is part of a nation-wide charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of those experiencing mental illness.

    Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) - Alberta
  • CNIB - Alberta

    CNIB provides community-based support to help Canadians who are blind or partially sighted achieve their goals and increase their independence.

    CNIB - Alberta

Our Values

  • People with disabilities, diverse needs and backgrounds are contributing members of society, with equal rights and responsibilities.
  • People with disabilities require to be fully informed about issues that affect them and their families.
  • People with disabilities are entitled to supports and choices which enable them to fully participate in their communities as caring members of society.
  • People with disabilities must have a determining voice in the design and delivery of the programs and services they require.
  • ​Resolution of issues affecting people with disabilities will benefit both people with disabilities and society as a whole.
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Phone: 780-488-9088
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Email: adf@accd.net
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