WHO WE ARE
Alberta Ability Network (an initiative of Cerebral Palsy Alberta) is a collaborative of stakeholders, people with lived experience and those who support them, health practitioners, academia, community advocates, and government that strives to:
Address systemic barriers facing persons with disabilities
Strengthen the disability sector
Influence policy and decision-making
Alberta Ability Network was established in 2007 by Cerebral Palsy Alberta, with funding from the United Way of Calgary and Area. Bridging gaps between the fragmented disability community, we work together to build capacity, influence policy & decision-making, and improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities.
AAN tables bring together key stakeholders to address issues and challenges, understand barriers and develop action plans to address issues affecting person with disabilities.
To provide a collaborative voice to address the concerns of persons with disabilities
To create vast cross-sector resources, opportunities and networking
To strengthen existing relationships and build new ones within the community
To build capacity and influence policy and decision making