Lindsay presented at our first two conferences and we’re excited to have her back! As a parent herself, as well as a lawyer, she has excellent knowledge and perspective on human rights in education. We hope you will be able to make it to see her speak at Connecting to Strengthen Advocacy in Education, our 5th education advocacy conference held October 18th and 19th at the Civic Hotel in Surrey, BC.
Tickets available here:
Lindsay Waddell is a lawyer practicing with Moore Edgar Lyster in Vancouver. She currently practices a blend of labour, employment and human rights law but has spent much of the past decade practicing exclusively in the area of human rights. Lindsay represents a number of parents in human rights cases against school districts. She has extensive experience before the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal and has represented human rights complainants in judicial reviews and appeals of Tribunal decisions at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.
Lindsay is a former Board member of Family Services of Greater Vancouver and a current member of the Human Rights Subsection of the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association.
Workshop: Advocacy In Action: Protecting the Human Rights of Children with Special Needs in the School System
You will learn:
-Your child’s rights
-Legal advocacy do’s and don’ts for parents of children with special needs
Lindsay is on Twitter @lindsayawaddell
Read all the details about our conference here: