Rights and Responsibilities: Persons with disabilities have the same rights and the same responsibilities as other Canadians. They are entitled, as others are, to the equal protection and equal benefits of the law and required measures for achieving equality.
Empowerment: Persons with disabilities require the means to maximize their independence, make their own decisions and enhance their well-being.
Participation: Persons with disabilities require full access to the social, cultural, educational, legal, economic and physical infrastructure that support our society, so they can participate fully and equally in their communities.
Individual Focus: All policies and programs will be based on determining and enhancing individual strengths and capabilities as well as individual approaches which seek to maximize an individual’s potential and opportunities to participate in society.
Coherency: All policies, programs and activities will be coherent and will be based on the shared vision and goals as well as values and principles that are well understood. Inclusion NB will maintain a positive working relationship with all governments.