2015 Inclusion Conference Presentations

Presentations available for viewing:

Morning Keynote – Living Life Inspired

Alec Denys – Paralympian, community advocate, outdoorsman.

Live captioned notes CPD conference – morning keynote 2015 copy

Session 1

1a. Moving to Inclusion: Opening doors to people of all abilities.

Jason Dunkerley, Program Coordinator for Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability.

1b. Physical activity among older adults with visual impairment: Considerations for aging well with sight loss Presentation Notes

Physical activity among older people with sight loss. June 2014 study

Dr. Meridith Griffin, Assistant Professor, Health, Aging & Society – McMaster University / Gillbrea.

1c. Why being Active Together matters: Increasing sport & recreation opportunities and participation rates for persons with disabilities.

Caitlyn Costello, Recreation Coordinator; Anne Wood, Monique Hartin, Stephanie Smith, Ambassadors – Active Together / Council for Persons with Disabilities

Session 2

2a. Community Collaboration in Kingston

Denita Arthurs, Assistant Supervisor, Recreation Programs (Community Development) with City of Kingston / Project Leader, Canadian Sport for Life Kingston;

Jennifer Ashbury, Canadian Sport for Life Project Coordinator, City of Kingston

2b. Special Olympics – Enriching Lives through Sport

Hellaina Rothenburg, Special Olympics District Developer, Central Ontario District; Lisa Scott and Makaya Dafoe, Special Olympics Athletes

Session 3

3a. Changing Minds Changing Lives

Alec Denys, Michelle Brinklow – Paralympic Athletes

 

 

3b. Part 1 – Evidence-based innovations to enhance physical activity participation among persons with physical disabilities 

Dr Kelly Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Assistant Professor University of Toronto; Adjunct Scientist, Bloorview Research Institute; Co-Investigator, SCI Action Canada

3b. Part 2 – Evidence-based innovations to enhance physical activity participation among persons with physical disabilities

 Julian Baird, Get In Motion Physical Activity Counselor for Eastern Canada;

3b. Part 3 – Evidence-based innovations to enhance physical activity participation among persons with physical disabilities

Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis, McMaster University Department of Kinesiology; Director of SCI Action Canada

3c. The Adventure Paradigm – Providing opportunities for risk for people with disabilities.

Lisa Hughes, Faculty.  Therapeutic Recreation, Fleming College