CCDDA DAY 1 - MORNING BANNER

8 am - 9 am Registration & Networking

9 am - 9:15 am Opening Remarks - Brenlee Carrington Trepel, Chairperson of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission

9:15 am - 10:15 am MORNING KEYNOTE: Ian Campeau & Jesse Wente

10:30 am - 11:45 am

11:45 am - 1pm Lunch Break

CCDDA DAY 1 AFTERNOON

1pm - 2 pm

  • Deborah Hatton - Defining Normal
  • Ben Adaman & Joe Gacheru - Listening to First Nation Children and their Families: the Manitoba Jordan’s Principle Circle of Care Approach
  • Peter Leidy - Whose Life Is It, Anyway?
  • Daphne Penrose - Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth
  • Charlie Applestein - No Such Thing As a Bad Kid! Part 2
  • Yona Lunsky - There Is No Health Without Mental Health: Why mental health matters for people with developmental disabilities
  • Cara Milne - Cara’s Top Ideas for Community Building
  • Jason Dyck - Sawmill Tea & Coffee Co. – A Different Model for Community Building, Inclusion, and Training

2 pm - 2:20 pm Mid-Afternoon Break

2:20 pm - 3:20 pm

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Keynote: Michael McCreary - Does This Make My Asperger’s Look Big?

CCDDA DAY 2 MORNING

8 am - 9 am Registration & Networking

9 am - 9:15 am Opening Remarks

9:15 am - 10:15 am MORNING KEYNOTE:  Keynote: Al Condeluci

10:30 am - 11:45 am

  • Panel: Employment - The Road to Quality Employment is Paved with Good Relationships
  • Chris Beesley - Building and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships with Families
  • Alysha Farrell - Storytelling as Advocacy: Acting Out to Build More Inclusive Organizations and Communities
  • Helen Trudeau - Jordan’s Principle Çhild First Initiative: Strengthening the Community Circle of Care for First Nations Children
  • Dennis Reid - Promoting Happiness Among Adults with Severe Disabilities
  • Andrew Gurza - What Service Providers Need to Know About Sexuality and Disability
  • Al Condeluci - Imagine a Community Where Each Belongs
  • Zoe Quinn - Social Media Engagement with Self Protection

CCDDA DAY 2 - AFTERNOON

1pm - 2 pm

  • Jino Distasio - From NIMBY to YIMBY: Shifting Paradigms in Urban Planning to Promote Inclusive Communities
  • Red Cross Manitoba - Respect in the Workplace
  • Mark Malady - Community Inclusion in Living Supports: Another option in the Continuum of Supports
  • Cathy Deagle-Gammon - DASC: How Mission Meets Business
  • Dennis Reid - OBM in Practice: Improving Staff Performance in Human Service Settings
  • Nirbhay Singh - Mindfulness for Direct Support Professionals
  • Al Condeluci - Imagine a Community Where Each Belongs
  • Angela Taylor - Supporting Exceptional Families

2 pm - 2:20 pm Mid-Afternoon Break

2:20 pm - 3:20 pm

  • Chris Beesley - Building and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships with Families
  • Mitch Bourbonniere - Creating a Sense of Belonging, Identity and Purpose Through Community Service
  • Janice Nesbitt - End-of-Life and Palliative Care in a Group Living Arrangement
  • Cathy Deagle-Gammon - SENNS: Social Enterprise Network of Nova Scotia – Building Your Network!
  • Zoe Quinn - Social Media Engagement with Self-protection
  • Stu Law - Behavioural Assessment: What does it mean to be human?
  • Lisa Morrisseau & Nikki Swirsky - Tools from Moms with FASD to those Working in Health and Education
  • Barrier-Free Manitoba - Accessibility in Manitoba`s Education System - From Cradle to Career

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AFTERNOON KEYNOTE: Keith MacPherson - Making Sense of Mindfulness