[community] FW: The first North America meeting of clinicians with disabilities and their allies

Foster, Julia Julia.Foster at kingstonhsc.ca
Thu Aug 20 16:43:35 UTC 2020

Hi everyone,

For anyone who is or knows an occupational therapist or physiotherapist with a disability, this event might be of interest. I’ve pasted the PDF text below this:

The First AmCan AHA (Access Health Activists) Moment
Who: North American OT/PT with disabilities & allies
When: Sunday, September 13th, 12pPST/3pmEST
Registration at: https://tinyurl.com/AmCan-AHA
Network of OT Practitioners with Disabilities, AOTA: NOTPD.org
The Inclusive Campus, UBC: http://inclusive-campus.osot.ubc.ca

Thanks and have a good day,
Julia Foster, MScOT, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Occupational Therapist
KHSC Vision Rehabilitation Clinic<http://ophthalmology.queensu.ca/faculty/physicians/lvr>, in support of the
South East Ontario Vision Rehabilitation Service (SOVRS)
Department of Ophthalmology
Kingston Health Sciences Centre-Hotel Dieu Site
166 Brock Street, Kingston, ON K7L 5G2
Telephone:  613-544-3400 ext. 2475
Fax: 613-887-2081
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From: Tanya Packer [mailto:Tanya.Packer at Dal.Ca]
Sent: August-20-20 11:06 AM
To: Foster, Julia; Laura Bulk
Subject: Fwd: The first North America meeting of clinicians with disabilities and their allies

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Hi Julia and Laura

Thought this might be something to pass on to others in the low vision network or in your social media.


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From: Lynn Shaw <Lynn.Shaw at DAL.CA<mailto:Lynn.Shaw at DAL.CA>>
Subject: Fw: The first North America meeting of clinicians with disabilities and their allies
Date: August 20, 2020 at 11:36:41 AM ADT
To: OT_FACULTY-AND-STAFF at kil-lsv-2.ITS.Dal.Ca<mailto:OT_FACULTY-AND-STAFF at kil-lsv-2.ITS.Dal.Ca>
Reply-To: Lynn Shaw <Lynn.Shaw at DAL.CA<mailto:Lynn.Shaw at DAL.CA>>

Please share this invitation with students in PT and OT as well as clinicians. thanks Lynn

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Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:12 AM
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Subject: FW: The first North America meeting of clinicians with disabilities and their allies

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Can you please distribute to students, faculty and clinical faculty/clinicians in your catchments?



[Please share and spread as wide as possible]

You are invited to the first North America HAH (Access Health Activists) Moment – a meeting of clinicians with disabilities and their allies.

[cid:3faf365d-aabb-4d40-b9f2-f6d5acc34759 at CANPRD01.PROD.OUTLOOK.COM]

When: September 13th, 12pmPST/3pmEST

Please see attached an invitation for the event.

Here is the link for the registration:


Please help us distribute the invitation by sending it as wide as possible


Tal Jarus, PhD, FCAOT, Reg. OT
Professor  |  Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
T325-2211 Wesbrook Mall | Musqueam Territory, Vancouver, BC  V6T 2B5
Tel. 604-827-3392 | Cell 778-239-3392 | Fax  604-822-7624
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