PANEL: EMBRACING DISABILITIES IN THE WORKPLACE – MOVING BEYOND ACCOMMODATION

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION MASTERCLASS - 14-HRPA-CPD-Seal
This conference is pre-approved for 6 CPD hours. - MARCH 8, 2018 | VANTAGE VENUES, TORONTO

PANEL: EMBRACING DISABILITIES IN THE WORKPLACE – MOVING BEYOND ACCOMMODATION

12:45 PM – 1:35 PM

Forward-thinking organizations are taking a proactive approach to managing people with disabilities by celebrating their contributions and differences.

Don’t miss this thought-provoking discussion in which panelists will reflect on identity, perception and how to ensure greater inclusivity for people with disabilities.

  • Practical solutions to help integrate people with visible and invisible disabilities in the workforce
  • Dealing with invisible disabilities including mental health and intellectual disabilities
  • Neuro diversity – managing employees with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, and other
  • brain differences

Moderator:
Krista Carr — Executive Vice President, Canadian Association for Community Living

Speakers:
Vincent Meehan — Director, IS&T Support Services, Sodexo
Rebecca Gewurtz — PhD. OT Reg. (Ont.), Professor, Occupational Therapy, School of
Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University
Julie Branscombe — Director of Inclusion and Diversity, TD
Don Gallant, — National Director, Ready Willing & Able