Presentations available for viewing:
Morning Keynote – Living Life Inspired
Alec Denys – Paralympian, community advocate, outdoorsman.
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
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
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
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