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BCEdAccess Annual Conference - Advocacy: Strategies and Solutions

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Surrey City Hall Centre Stage

13450 - 104 Avenue

Surrey, BC V3T 1V8

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BCEdAccess is presenting our third annual advocacy conference - a full day of workshops for parents, guardians, self-advocates, and allies of students with disabilities/special needs.

Looking for our Oct 5 pre-conference event?

Struck By Inclusion!

We're really excited about our conference speakers and workshops!

Click here for a full description of speakers and workshops - here's a list:

-student self-advocates sharing their insights and stories, facilitated by Elizabeth McWilliams Hewitt

-Micaela Evans on barriers

-Conrad Tyrkin on self advoacy and inspiration

-Karen Nordquist and John Gaiptman of BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils - (BCCPAC) on advocating to the School District

-Karen Copeland of Champions for Community Mental Wellness on Start With Strengths

-Theresa Grech, certified counsellor - Regulation Before Reason

-Laura Track of Community Legal Assistance Society on human rights legislation in BC and the process of making a human rights complaint

-Michelle Boshard with an exploration of common issues and class action

-Tina Dam and Audrey Deutschmann of Inclusion BC on Advocacy and Inclusive Education

-Gina Fernandez and Karisa Tiendl Enable Occupational Therapy on the relationship between anxiety and school refusal

-Suzanne Perreault - IEPs and the importance of language

-Airial Clatney - Sex and Diverse-Abilities

-Nicole Kaler on self, family and community

Will we see you in Surrey?

Lunch, coffee breaks and materials are included in the price, as well as Society membership for one year for all attendees.

Specific separate meals for those with allergies cannot be accomodated this year.

If you are attending and have specific accessibility needs of any kind, please inform us in advance so that we may provide any additional needed accommodations.

There is underground pay parking available and the venue is a 4 minute walk from the Surrey Central Skytrain station.

Please contact the organizer with any questions or concerns about this event.

Information will be updated regularly. Please follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BCEdAccess/


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13450 - 104 Avenue

Surrey, BC V3T 1V8

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