Monthly Archives: May 2014

Engines of Success 2014 Celebration of Community (June 5)

Pleased to be co-hosting this sure-to-be-sold-out annual event that celebrates the people and places that lead the way in supporting a welcoming and inclusive Ottawa! Individuals with intellectual disabilities will also be recognized for their leadership, including the first ever … Continue reading

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Seizing the Possibilities: Fundraising and People with Disabilities (October 20)

Association of Fundraising Professional (AFP) Ottawa Chapter: Seizing the Possibilities: Fundraising and People with Disabilities. This is a new crowd for me, and I’m looking forward to it. My topic is Focused Funding: Ensuring Structural Activities Align with Mission, Vision, and Values … Continue reading

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Transition Awareness Group (TAG) 2014 Family Conference (June 7)

Julie and I will be presenting at this conference organized by Service Coordination. Our topic: Starting in 2008, with the support of their membership of some 100 people with intellectual disabilities, their family members, and more than 100 volunteers, LiveWorkPlay … Continue reading

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Accessibility Summit (Ottawa, July 12-15, 2014)

Update: this will be part of the World Of Best Practices TED-style talks from 3:45-5:15 on July 13. I’ll be contributing what will likely be a unique perspective on accessibility at this highly anticipated summit. “Access” is  an issue traditionally … Continue reading

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APSE Conference July 1-3, 2014

Along with my colleagues Julie Kingstone and Jen Bosworth, I’ll be attending and presenting at the 25th Annual APSE (Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst) National Conference in Long Beach, California. APSE offers the only national conference focused solely on the advancement of … Continue reading

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Talking Sheltered Workshops with Accessible Media

Check out this detailed interview about the future of sheltered workshops and day programs, featuring one of the lawyers for Terri-Lynn Garrie followed by Keenan Wellar from LiveWorkPlay (that’s me). If you do not want to listen to the entire 15 … Continue reading

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Join me in Wenatchee! June 17-19, 2014

Along with my colleague Julie Kingstone I’ll be presenting at one of the plenary sessions and then we’ll be branching out for a pair of workshops at the State of Washington Community Summit in Wenatchee. The conference bring together some 1000 individuals … Continue reading

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