May 26-27, 2017

Exhibition Place, Queen Elizabeth Building

Canada's Largest Disability Exhibition

2017 DATES

Fri May 26 
10am-5pm
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Sat May 27 
10am-5pm 

LOCATION

Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place
180 Princes' Blvd.,
Toronto, ON
M6K 3C3

Seminar Stage Schedule

Tara Geraghty-Ellis
Show Up In Your Own Life 
Fri May 27th, 3:30pm
Sat May 28th, 11:00am
 
When Tara Geraghty-Ellis was born, with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, she was never expected to survive, much less thrive. For over 35 years she defied the odds and earned two bachelor degrees and a Master of Social Work. She had a thriving career and happy marriage when things came crashing down suddenly in 2011. She was in agonizing pain due to Chiari Malformation and a cyst on her spine. When surgery went wrong she was forced to give up her job and private practice. The following years, although difficult and painful, have helped her see the gifts she and others with disabling conditions offer the world. She is now fuelled with a passion to help others like herself discover their fullest destiny and bring it to life

Michael Rosettis, Cruise & Vacation Consultant, Expedia CruiseShipCenters Vaughan
Cruising: The Accessible Travel Alternative 
May 28th 3:30pm

Cruise vacations are an excellent alternative for travelers with disabilities.  Join us for a session that highlights how cruising makes travel more accessible and provides a wide range of personalization.  Celebrity Cruises is committed to tailoring service to make travel more enjoyable: from Accessible Staterooms, addressing Medical Needs, and the availability of Assistive Devices, to being Autism Friendly and accommodating Visually/Hearing Impaired guests.  Gather ideas for making your next vacation experience more accessible and truly memorable!

 

Michelle and Jane McClure, Silly Goose Consultants. 
Anxiety Busters 
Fri at 12:30pm 
Sat at 2pm

Come and learn about the new content coming to Ability Online to help children of all abilities, as well as their parents, better manage anxiety.

Sana Kahn and Michael Neblett 
CCRW/ WESP 
Fri at 2pm  
Sat at 12:30pm

Sana Kahn is an Employment Specialist with CCRW's WESP program. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a post grad diploma in Career and Work Counselling. She has worked with a diverse clientele from the health and wellness, not for profit and education settings and is passionate about helping others navigate through the world of work. 

Michael Neblett  is in Employment Specialist with CCRW's WESP program. Michael is a graduate of the career and youth counsellor program at George Brown college. Michael has worked with a wide array of clientele in the employment and social service sectors and is passionate about assisting people in bettering their lives.