Opening Doors for Accessibility

Opening Doors for Accessibility

Don't miss Opening Doors for Accessibility in ​London, ​Calgary, Kitchener-Waterloo, Charlottetown and Barrie!


If you are an individual living with a disability, health professional, service provider, caregiver /partner or family member, you should attend this FREE COMMUNITY RESOURCE SHOWCASE.  
 

  

     

Opening Doors for Accessibility London

RSVP by March 22nd for Early Bird Prize Draw!

Date:

Friday, March 29, 2019

Time:

9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Location:   

Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre
591 Wellington Rd. London, ON​

Cost:

Free  
 (Donations to March of Dimes Canada are welcome)

Sessions include: 
  • Keynote Speaker Mike MulliganMoving Forward London
  • Social Inclusion: Our National Housing Strategy
  •     Jamie Shipley, Knowledge Mobilization Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • Getting to Aging in Place
         Don Fenn, Caregiver Omnimedia
  • Hand Control for Your Vehicle
         Russ Newton, Suregrip
  • Accessible Travel: A World of Possibilities
         Keith Rashid, Recreation, Assistive Travel and Transporation, March of Dimes Canada
  • Accessible Modification: Advantages & Disadvantages
         Hilary Brock, Goldline Mobility
  • Goal and Commitment to Home Modification in Canada
         Gary Sharp, Canadian Home Builders' Association
  • Leveraging Your Home to Fund Accessibility
         Yvonne Ziomecki, HomeEquity Bank
  • Adaptive Driving
         Toni Taylor, Certified Driver Rehab
  • ACTIVATOR: Walking Poles for Improving Balance, Posture and Core Strengthening
         Urban Poling
  • AccessAbility Services: Home & Vehicle Modification Program, Assistive Devices and A+ Program
         Ayla Heartsong, Barrier Free Design Counsellor & Carla Mocellin-Barbieri, March of Dimes Canada
  • Adaptive Cooking
         Brenda Ryan, Adaptive Cooking
  • Passport Prize Giveaway​
Event includes free lunch, refreshments and networking opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP by March 22, 2019 for Early Bird Prize Draw at 1-800-263-3463 
ext. 7305 
or by email at
bbarzanjee@marchofdimes.ca
.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Opening Doors for Accessibility London Sponsors


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Opening Doors for Accessibility Calgary

RSVP Today!​​

Date:

Friday, April 12, 2019

Time:

9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Location:   

Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre
2120 16th Ave. NE, Calgary AB​​

Cost:

Free  
(Donations to March of Dimes Canada are welcome)

Sessions include: 
  • Special Greetings presented by Bret ‘the Hitman’ Hart
  • Keynote Presentation: “Past our Best Before Date” by Terry Wiens
  • Opening Minds Through Design
         Margot Schulman, Schulman Interior Design
  • Aging in Place: Context Matters
         Don Fenn, Caregiver Omnimedia
  • Accessible Travel: A World of Possibilities
         Keith Rashid, Recreation, Assistive Travel and Transportation, March of Dimes Canada
  • Improving Your Driver IQ
         Ron Wilson, Alberta Motor Association
  • ACTIVATOR: Walking Poles for Improving Balance, Posture and Core Strengthening
         Urban Poling
  • Disability Tax Credit
         Liberty Tax
  • How Conductive Education Can Make a Difference​
         Rachel Salsman, Conductive Education, March of Dimes Canada
  • Closing Remarks by March of Dimes Canada's President & CEO, Leonard Baker
Event includes free lunch, refreshments and networking opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP by April 5, 2019 at 1-800-263-3463 
ext. 7305 
or by email at 
bbarzanjee@marchofdimes.ca
.​


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Opening Doors for Accessibility Kitchener-Waterloo

RSVP Today!

Date:

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Time:

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Location:   

Bingemans
425 Bingemans Centre Dr., Kitchener, ON

Cost:

Free  
(Donations to March of Dimes Canada are welcome)

Sessions include: 
  • Special Greetings 
         Mike Mulligan, Moving Forward London & Kevin Bulmer, Kevin Bulmer Enterprises
  • Keynote Presentation: Unstoppable You!
         Unstoppable Tracy
  • Aging in Place: Context Matters
         Don Fenn, Caregiver Omnimedia
  • Accessible Travel: A World of Possibilities
         Keith Rashid, Recreation, Assistive Travel and Transportation, March of Dimes Canada
  • ACTIVATOR: Walking Poles for Improving Balance, Posture and Core Strengthening
         Urban Poling
  • Universal Design - First Hand
         Mike Mulligan, Moving Forward London
  • Adaptive Driving
         David Parton, Mobility in Motion /NMEDIA Canada
  • After Stroke: My Story
  • Adaptive Cooking
         Brenda Ryan, Adaptive Cooking
  • How to Make a Difference in Your Community
         Laurie Irwin, March of Dimes Canada
Event includes free lunch, refreshments and networking opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP by April 8, 2019 at 1-800-263-3463 
ext. 7305 
or by email at 
bbarzanjee@marchofdimes.ca
.​


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Opening Doors for Accessibility Charlottetown 

SAVE THE DATE!

Date:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Time:

9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Location:   

Delta Hotels Prince Edward by Marriott
18 Queen St., Charlottetown, PE

Cost:

Free  
(Donations to March of Dimes Canada are welcome)

RSVP at 1-800-263-3463 
ext. 7305 
or by email at 
bbarzanjee@marchofdimes.ca
.​


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Opening Doors for Accessibility Barrie

SAVE THE DATE!

Date:

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Time:

8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Location:   

Liberty North
100 Caplan Ave., Barrie ON

Cost:

Free  
 (Donations to March of Dimes Canada are welcome)
Sessions include: 
  • Keynote Presentation by Mike MulliganMoving Forward London
  • Aging in Place: Context Matters
         Don Fenn, Caregiver Omnimedia
  • Adaptive Cooking
         Brenda Ryan, Adaptive Cooking
  • Accessible Travel: A World of Possibilities
         Keith Rashid, Recreation, Assistive Travel and Transportation, March of Dimes Canada
  • AccessAbility Services: Home & Vehicle Modification Program, Assistive Devices and A+ Program
         Ayla Heartsong, Barrier Free Design Counsellor & Carla Mocellin-Barbieri, March of Dimes Canada
  • Accessible Realty
         Jeffrey Kerr, RE/MAX Unique Brokerage
  • ACTIVATOR: Walking Poles for Improving Balance, Posture and Core Strengthening
         Urban Poling
  • Accessibility Resource Centre and Assistive Devices Exchange Program
         Christy Skelly, Aging in Place Specialist, Independent Living Services of Simcoe County & Area
  • Passport Prize Giveaway
Event includes free lunch, refreshments and networking opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP at 1-800-263-3463
ext. 7305 
or by email at
bbarzanjee@marchofdimes.ca
.


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