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Steps to Self-Advocacy Workshop for People with Sight Loss

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

BALANCE for Blind Adults and Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) are pleased to bring you a new workshop, “Steps to Self-Advocacy for People who are Blind or Living with Sight Loss” on Zoom!

The workshop will build your self-advocacy skills and provide tools and resources for people with sight loss. The webinar will expand awareness on “Nothing About Us Without Us” social justice framework and the different types of advocacy.

When: Thursday August 11, 2022 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time (Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting at:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsceutqjgtEtIdlMgH9A-oOk5lFPVqq5_F

This workshop will have following objectives:

1) Social Justice Framework: Nothing About Us Without Us, Independent Living Philosophy & Human Rights

2) What Is Advocacy and Different Types of Advocacy

3) Self-Advocacy Process and Tools

4) Question and Answers

5) Resources

If you need assistance with registering please e-mail r.coro@balancefba.org or call (416) 236 1796 ext.0. Please note, you will not be able to join the session without registering first. Should you have any questions about self-advocacy or require any accommodations, please let us know in the Questions and Comments section of the registration. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Workshop Facilitators:

John Mossa, Independent Living Skills Coordinator, Centre for Independent Living in Toronto

Rebecca Wood, Peer and Parenting Program Coordinator, Centre for Independent Living in Toronto

Details

Date:
August 11
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Category: