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Community Living: Upcoming Webinars

Community Living Ontario Webinars: Supporting Choice, Control, and Decision-making Among People Who Have an Intellectual Disability


During Community Living Month, join us for this two-part webinar series to hear from people, family members, and service leaders about forward-thinking practices in supported decision-making. Speakers will include:

·        Stephanie Dickson, Partner, PooranLaw

·        Janet Klees, Executive Director, Durham Family Resources

·        Amy Sweet, Director, Windsor Essex Brokerage for Personal Supports

·        Additional speakers TBA


The first webinar, 'Protecting Rights and Increasing Control', will be taking place on May 23 from noon – 1:30 p.m. ET.

Click here for more information or to register

The second webinar, 'Supporting and Building Decision-making Capacity', will be taking place on May 30 from noon – 1:30 p.m. ET.

Click here for more information or to register

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