Welcome to VADSociety.ca

The Voice of Albertans with Disabilities actively promotes full participation in society and provides a voice for Albertans with disabilities.

About VAD

Guiding Principles

All VAD undertakings are guided by three key principles: full participation, accessibility and equity.

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A Proud History

Since 1973, VAD has been Alberta's only provincial, cross-disability organization of and for people with physical, mental, sensory, learning, developmental and progressive disabilities. We are a vital and strong organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.

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The Consumer Movement

Consumerism, as it relates to persons with disabilities, has its roots in the independent-living movement of the 1970s and has played an important part in VAD’s history.

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Our Logo

VAD's current logo, developed in 1993, is colourful and bold, reflecting how strong and proud we are.

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Board of Directors

VAD is directed by a volunteer board composed of seven to ten volunteer members representing a cross-section of the disability community. The board of directors is elected from the membership, and representatives come from across Alberta. Meet the board.

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106-10423 178 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 1R5
Email: vad@vadsociety.ca


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