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Access to Healthcare Webinar

�� We will be hosting a FREE webinar on our new position statement on Access to Healthcare.


Please join us on March 27 at 12PM EST to hear from various speakers about equitable access to healthcare for people with an intellectual disability. Learn what is working, what isn't, and how you can help us effect change.


Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Q+A. Simultaneous interpretation, ASL, LSQ, and CART Captioning will be available.


Please forward this email to anyone you think might be interested in this event.


Click here to register


We have a great line of speakers prepared for you:


Robin Acton

Robin is the Past-President of Inclusion Canada. Her extensive knowledge is rooted in her own family's experience. 


Donna Brown

Donna is the 1st Vice President of People First of Canada and the former president of People First of New Brunswick. She is passionate about creating a world that is truly inclusive.


Manel Mhiri

Manel will be speaking about Inclusion International's contributions to the World Health Organization's Global Report on Health Equity for Persons with Disabilities.


Ken Pike

Ken has worked within the inclusion movement for 35 years. He has drafted/presented many law & policy reform briefs in the areas of access to health & mental health care. He is a sibling of an older brother who lived with Down syndrome. 

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