The DIALECT is a magazine published by the SACL and distributed to all of our members. The DIALECT features stories about individuals with intellectual disabilities from all around the province and articles about all of the latest happenings in the world of disability.
Navigating the System: An Advocacy Handbook for Parents of Children with Intellectual Disabilities features information on respite, early childhood intervention, education, medical care and many other systems. Now in its third edition, this valuable resource offers a wealth of information on how you can work with the systems that you will encounter as a parent.
Find an online version of Navigating the System here.
Navigating the System
Road Map to the Future
Road Map to the Future puts complex situations and terms into easy–to-grasp language, providing background information for those who must plan for individuals with disability. Now in its second edition, this guide includes what to consider when preparing a Will, how to choose executors and trustees, how to make the most of RDSPs and the SAID income pro-gram, and information about guardianship and co-decision making.
Find an online version of Road Map to the Future here.
SACL's Annual Report is the best way to learn about all of the organization's activity over a given year. Inside the report you'll find detailed reports from each department including data for all of our various projects and programs.
SACL Annual Report
School to Life Transition Handbook
The School to Life Transition Handbook was developed in response to concerns of parents and educators about the lack of options open to young people with intellectual disabilities leaving the educational system. It looks at best practices for transition planning in Saskatchewan and elsewhere. This handbook will help young people in transition and their families plan for their future. It is a useful guide for students and families as they move through school and into the adult world. Find an online version of the School to Life Transition Handbook here.
Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)
The Government of Canada created the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) in 2008 for individuals with disabilities. To learn more about the RDSP you can visit the Government of Canada’s website: www.disabilitysavings.gc.ca.
The Regina and District Association for Community Living (RDACL) has information and resources on the RDSP available for families and individuals. Click here to visit their website.
Comprehensive Personal Planning and Support Policy (CPP&SP)
The CPP&SP is a policy that directs how Community Living Service Delivery will support people. Read it here.