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Let the Rivers Flow *POSTPONED*

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Heritage North Conference & Events Centre

400 Government Road West

Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3M6

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*POSTPONED* Please note this event has been postponed to Fall 2020. We will post again with details then.

About this Event

You are invited to an inclusive gathering for any interested families, professionals, community members, and government representatives for a discussion about early childhood education, care and disability services.

The meeting is hosted by the District of Temiskaming Elders Council, in partnership with the Inclusive Early Childhood Service System project, the District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board, and the Ontario Indigenous Centre of Excellence for Early Years and Child Care.

During this gathering you will:

• Hear from families and front line professionals about their experiences with early childhood and disability services

• Connect with Wisdom Keepers, natural caregivers, & professionals

• Take part in discussions about inclusion, Indigenous childhoods, and disability

Event Website

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Schedule

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Registration and Reception

Monday, May 11, 2020

Discussions and Speakers:

  • Family and community experiences with early childhood education, care, intervention and disability services
  • Supper and Keynote with Keith McCrady, Knowledge Keeper

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Discussions and Speakers:

  • Wisdom Keepers, Natural Caregivers and Professionals working for inclusion
  • Researchers and leaders working for inclusive early childhood education and care

Venue

Heritage North Events & Conference Centre

400 Government Road West, Kirkland Lake, ON, P2N 3M6

Phone: 705-568-4420

Hotels

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Kirkland Lake

A block of rooms has been reserved at this hotel. Please specify if you need an accessible room. To secure the group rate, please make your reservation before April 10, 2020 by calling 705-462-2401 and using Special Rate Code: Ryerson University. Special rates for this hotel range from $149.99 to $159.99+tax per night.

Comfort Inn by Choice Hotels

A block of rooms has been reserved at this hotel. Please specify if you require double occupancy. To secure the group rate, please make your reservation by calling 705-567-4909 and using Special Rate Code: Ryerson University. Special rates for this hotel range from $124.99 to $134.99+tax per night. *Note: this hotel does not offer accessible rooms.

Event Accessibility Information

• Accessible venue

• CART (Communication Access Real-time Translation)

• American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters

• 2 Personal support workers (PSWs)

• Dietary accommodations (see Food and Dietary Information)

• Financial assistance to participate is available upon request

Please note that this event will be delivered in English. If you require an interpreter for another language you will be able to indicate this on the registration form once you get a ticket.

If you have any questions about accessibility at this event or would like more information, please contact us.

Food and Dietary Information

  • Dinner will be provided on Sunday, May 10
  • Lunch and dinner will be provided on Monday, May 11
  • Lunch will be provided on Tuesday, May 12
  • Breakfasts are included at Microtel or Comfort Inn (see Hotels for more information)

If you have any specific dietary requirements you will be able to indicate this on the registration form once you get a ticket.

Organizer Contact Information

Email: inclusion@ryerson.ca

Phone: 416-979-5263

Toll Free: 1-833-671-8003

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