View Updated CCDDA 2018 Schedule CCDDA DAY 1 - MORNING BANNER 8 am - 9 am Registration & Networking 9 am - 9:15 am Opening Remarks - John Sauder, CBC Manitoba 9:15 am - 10:15 am MORNING KEYNOTE: Ian Campeau & Jesse Wente - Indigenous Intersections: Forging Empathy And Allyship 10:15 am – 10:30 am Morning Break 10:30 am - 11:45 am 11:45 am - 1pm Lunch Break CCDDA DAY 1 AFTERNOON 1pm - 2 pm
2 pm - 2:20 pm Mid-Afternoon Break 2:20 pm - 3:20 pm
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AFTERNOON 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: Kevin Johnson, People First of Manitoba 9:15 am - 10:15 am MORNING KEYNOTE: Al Condeluci - Imagine the Power and Potency of Social Capital 10:15 am – 10:30 am Morning Break 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 Child 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
  • Margherita Cameranesi & Shahin Shooshtari - Community Transitions and Quality of Life of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
CCDDA DAY 2 - AFTERNOON 11:45 am - 1 pm Lunch Break 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Free Yoga Session Guided by Moksha Yoga 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm: Lunchtime Topic Discussions:
  • Keith Macpherson: Personal Mindfulness
  • Nirbhay Singh: Mindfulness for Caregivers
  • Cathy Deagle Gammon: Transformational Power of Social Enterprise
  • Chris Beesley: Forging Positive Relationships Between Family and Social Services
  • Ben Adaman: Jordan’s Principle: Child First Initiative
  • Hien Nguyen, Charisse Dimacali & Tracy Laluk: Creating Opportunities for Friendships
1 pm - 2 pm
  • Carolyn Labossiere - Respect in the Workplace
  • Mark Malady - Community Inclusion in Living Supports: Another option in the Continuum of Supports
  • Cathy Deagle Gammon - Dartmouth Adult Service Centre: How Mission Meets Business
  • Dennis Reid - Organizational Behavior Management in Practice: Improving Staff Performance in Human Service Settings
  • Nirbhay Singh - Helping Parents To Use Mindfulness-Based Interventions For Their Family Members With Autism
  • Al Condeluci - Imagine a Community Where Each Belongs (Repeat)
  • Angela Taylor - Supporting Exceptional Families
2 pm - 2:20 pm Mid-Afternoon Break 2:20 pm - 3:20 pm 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AFTERNOON KEYNOTE: Keith Macpherson - Making Sense of Mindfulness