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Relationships, Support Networks, Microboards and More!

7025 Enterprise WAY
Ontario, Canada
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This provincial event will be an opportunity to get connected with volunteers, allies and affiliates moving toward the incorporation of a Provincial Microboard Organization. 


Agenda will include:

  • Intro and some history: Why a Microboard? Why a Provincial Body?  
  • Relationships: Support Networks, Circles 
  • Differences between Ontario and B.C. 
  • The journey to making the decision to Incorporate 
  • More about Microboards, going deeper with family stories, B.C. and Ontario experiences

Presenters and panelist include:

  • Linda Perry, Exectutive Director, Vela Canada, British Columbia
  • Brendon Pooran, Principal Lawyer, PooranLaw Professional Corporation 
  • Erin Sheldon, Chief Executive Officer, Integration Action for Inclusion, Ontario
  • Kathleen Gifford, Family Leader
  • Other Resource Families and Leaders

The conference will take place at Community Living Windsor. Register by Friday, June 15, 2018 for the in-person location in Windsor:
On-line at: https://tinyurl.com/MicroboardsEvent
By emailing: bill@webps.ca
By phoning: 519-966-8094, Ext. 7


Communities preparing from Zoom sites: Fergus, York Region, Grey-Bruce, Ottawa

If you are interested in organizing a Zoom site in your area contact kcpsolutions2@gmail.com.

Name: Relationships, Support Networks, Microboards and More!
Price: $10.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
Address: 7025 Enterprise WAY
Ontario, Canada
Date: Wednesday June 20, 2018 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Categories: Community Event