Violet Puskas

We regret to report that Violet Puskas has been found and has sadly passed away. We are all very sad that this gentle, kind woman who volunteered with the BCCPD is no longer with us and send our sincere and heartfelt condolences to her family. She is very much missed by us all. Thank you Violet for everything you did for the BCCPD and our clients. Rest In Peace.

Wally Pescott

BC Coalition of People with Disabilities’ Board, staff and volunteers are saddened by the passing of Wally Pescott, longtime friend and supporter of the BCCPD. Our sincere condolences go out to his friends and family.

His obituary can be found in March 17th’s issue of the Vancouver Sun:

Survey: Access Programs for People with Disabilities at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Coil-bound notepadYou are invited to participate in an important survey on behalf of the Access Programs for People with Disabilities (APPD) at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. APPD is seeking input from community agencies and individuals working with people with disabilities. The purpose of the study is to obtain information on the educational needs of students and delivery methods for Adult Special Education programming at a post-secondary institution.

For more information and to begin the survey:

Your responses will remain anonymous. Please complete the survey by March 23, 2012. (approx. time to complete: 10 minutes)

Thank you for your time!