Archived Webinars

"What’s That? Webinar

"What’s That? Webinar: An opportunity to think about imagery and perceptions of disability presented by Samantha Walsh, PhD student, Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, University of Toronto.  This lecture outlines how media images inform, shape and re-affirm perceptions of disability and shows the links between these images and how they inform disability’s place within economical, social, and governmental infrastructures (within Canada and Ontario). A must for disability rights activists, those interested in disability and media, or anyone who’s ever wondered, “What’s that?” The What's That? Webinar was held on September 29, 2009  (53 minutes)  What's That? Transcript in html or What's That? Transcript text.

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Webinar

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Webinar presented by Brendon Pooran of pooranlaw.  No one likes to think about the reasons for needing to plan for a will, trust, or estate, but it is important to consider how to do this well.  Will your plans be carried out according to your wishes?  Are there things you need to know ahead of time?  Unless you plan to live forever, this webinar will provide you with some very useful information.  The Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Webinar was held on October 27, 2009 (50 minutes) Wills transcript in html and Wills transcript in text.

Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) Webinar

Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) Webinar. This webinar was co-presented by Dr. Paula Pinto, DRPI Canada, who is a post-doctoral scholar and Dr. Marcia Rioux from York University's Critical Disability Studies Master's and Doctoral programs.  Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) is a collaborative project working to establish a monitoring system to address disability discrimination all around the world. D.R.P.I. has adopted a holistic approach to disability rights monitoring, with three focus areas: individual experiences monitoring, systemic monitoring and media monitoring.  This webinar was attended by participants all over the world.  Find out more about this work and how you can get involved.  The DRPI Webinar was held on October 28, 2009 (1 hour, 43 minutes)

Not Your Average Childhood: Lived Experience of Children with Physical Disabilities Raised in Bloorview Hospital, Home & School 1960 - 1989

Tracy Odell presents the results of a research study undertaken to illuminate the experience of institutionalization from the perspective of children with disabilities.  Very little has been written on this topic.  This is an opportunity to delve into a seldom explored and even less often discussed area of experience and scholarly research.

Captioning, ASL and intervenor accommodation is available upon request, thanks to funding from the Office for Disability Issues, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. 

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