Public Announcements

BC Ideas Provides $15,000 Investment to Spectrum!

We are pleased to announce that Spectrum was chosen as recipient of $15,000 from the Community Living Innovation Venture for our proposal on community mapping. Continue reading

Spectrum’s 2012 Annual Report Posted

Our 25th Anniversary Annual Report has been presented to our Annual General Meeting and is available on our website. Continue reading

Annual Open House and AGM

Please join us on Tuesday October 30th for our Open House ~ 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Annual General Meeting to commence at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Refreshments will be provided

Integrated Service Delivery – Community Engagement Workshops

From Oct. 30 to Nov. 27, the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is hosting community engagement workshops in 14 communities throughout the province to get feedback on the proposed integrated service delivery model. Continue reading

Nov 5, 2012 John Lord – Facilitating an Everyday Life

John Lord is in Vancouver on Monday, November 5, 2012 from 9:00 to 4:00 at the Centre for Peace to lead a workshop based on his newest book. Seating is limited; group rates are available. Register now! Continue reading

Pre-Order The ABC’s of Ability: an ABC book about the lives of adults with disabilities from Spectrum Press

The ABC’s of Ability: an ABC book about the lives of adults with disabilities created by SUSAN POWELL, photographs by Larry Wells in collaboration with Cheryl Fryfield, Siobhan Harris, Sky Hendsbee, Tricia Lins, Peter Russell, Christina Tomingas Foreword by Annabel … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 David Pitonyak “The Importance of Belonging” Vancouver

Being connected to the people we love is critical to our emotional and physical well-being.  Many people experiencing our services are sick from loneliness.  This workshop is about ideas for moving beyond interventions and coverage to a system that supports … Continue reading

Spectrum Society Fundraiser ~ September 11, 2012

Just Singin’ Round (JSR) Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Spectrum Society is partnering with Synergy Collective Society and will be hosting a fundraising showcase September 11, 2012 at the Rowing Club in Stanley Park. Synergy is a community-based organization that blends … Continue reading

Getting to Community – New Book from Susan Stanfield and Spectrum Press

An excerpt from Susan Stanfield’s upcoming new book Getting to Community: supporting people with developmental disabilities in their pursuit of the good life. For many years, we believed that a good life for someone  with a developmental disability involved having … Continue reading

“When Families Take the Lead… anything is possible” an Imagine opportunity

Not hosted by Spectrum Learning, but a great opportunity for families, people with disabilities, advocates and supporters, organized by good friends of Spectrum.   To download this document, click here: When Families Take the Lead… …anything is possible!  You are … Continue reading