On October 21, 2021…wear your purple and blue to
help celebrate a one-day only event in recognition of
“National Disability Employment Awareness Month” (NDEAM),
and the many ways people who have a disability
contribute to businesses and communities across Canada.
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The Quinte Region East Professional Development Association is pleased to announce that it is hosting its 5th Annual Think Different … Do Different Conference virtually on March 10th & 11th, 2021. The conference theme is Building for the Future, which the committee feels is a fitting topic based on the events and challenges of this past year. Our facilitator Gary Gzik, CEO of BizXcel Inc., is passionate about people and their potential to do great things in their organizations and lives. He imagines a world where the TGIF mentality is abolished, where there is no more “working to live”
Every person is capable of leading a life that recognizes their unique gifts and contributions by developing valued social roles. At every stage of life, from childhood through to adulthood, families can utilize a social role mindset that will open up opportunities for their loved ones that will help them thrive in their community.
Janet Klees, Durham Association for Family Resources & Services
Julian Escallon, Musician and Video Creator
Genia Steven, Founder of Good Things in Life
Carolyn Fast, Independent Facilitator & Planner
WHAT'S IN IT FOR
Achieving a Canadian Disability Benefit is a historic opportunity to end disability poverty. No other government in the world has made such a commitment. It will take a lot of work to turn that opportunity into a reality that is meaningful and inclusive. It will take widespread engagement by disabled people from every corner of the country. Including leadership from Quebec and those from racial minorities, the indigenous community, and those discriminated against because of age, race, colour, gender, and sexuality. It will also take widespread popular support from regular Canadians. Finally,