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You Can Ride 2

You Can Ride Two is a partnership between pediatric physiotherapists and occupational therapists and the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters’ Society (EBC).  The collaboration and sharing of knowledge of professionals with a background working with children with special needs and individuals passionate about cycling has made this program the success it is today. Our Vision All individuals will be able…

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DISABILITY INNOVATIONS IN EMPLOYMENT AND TECHNOLOG

The Alberta government will be hosting a “Disability Innovations in Employment and Technology Learning Symposium” on May 9 – 10, 2013. This two day event, which brings together local presenters and experts from across North America, focuses on employment approaches for persons with disabilities and features assistive technologies to assist persons with disabilities in employment.…

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Inspiring Change Through Inclusive Education

Dr. Paula Kluth Internationally Acclaimed Educator, Consultant and Author “A Land We Can Share”: Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism and Related Needs April 5, 2013 Fantasyland Hotel Conference Centre Edmonton, Alberta During this interactive one-day workshop, participants will learn strategies for including and supporting students with autism and related needs in reading, writing, and listening…

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Access4Kids input device allows disabled children to control touch-centric tablets (video)

By Darren Murph posted Dec 11th, 2012 at 1:40 AM1  The innovation world at large has been crafting ways for handicapped individuals to interact with computers for years on end, but the issue of tablets has created another predicament entirely. How do you enable someone to masterfully control a touch-centric device, when the mere act of touching is a…

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#YEGRIGHTS YOUTH FORUM

The John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights, a non-profit human rights education organization located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.The John Humphrey Centre is dedicated to programming that fosters a sense of dignity, responsibility and justice. We have undertaken projects in partnership with organizations throughout Edmonton and Alberta that have worked to build communities where…

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