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Saturday, December 5, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

A multitude of hands forming a circle to represent Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3Fifth Annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities Event

The 2020 theme is "Together One Voice, More Choices-Don't Leave us Behind".

About the organizers:

The organizers are a group of community service organizations supporting persons with disabilities. For the past 5 years, they come together to commemorate and celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Their goal is to foster and strengthen collaboration and support for each other, and to share their successes and challenges so that we can learn about and participate in programs and services designed for persons with disabilities.

Opening Remarks-Michael Prince, Professor, University of Victoria, COVID-19 Disability Advisory Group, Federal Government, Minister Carla Qualtrough

Keynote Speaker-Louise Gillis, National President, Canadian Council of the Blind, Responding to Challenges in a Time of Crisis

Speaker-Ramya Amuthan, Producer and Presenter, Accessible Media Inc, How the Pandemic is impacting Youth-in Society

Panelists:

Rex Banks, Au. D,, Doctor of Audiology, Director, Hearing Health, Quality and Knowledge Enterprise, Infection Control Officer, Canadian Hearing Services

Samantha Moore, Co Chair 2019 National Young Leaders Program, Fighting Blindness Canada, Coordinator, Public Relations & Youth Programs, Canadian Council of the Blind

Alicia Grace Official, Public Speaker, Advocate for People with Disabilities  

John Rae, Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians, Human Rights Advocate for People with Disabilities, Public Speaker and Writer


Register for this free Zoom event today

If you have questions for the speakers or panelists please email AEBCToronto@gmail.com

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