I met Jacquelyn at the Inclusion BC conference in Victoria earlier this year. I mentioned our conference and how we want to bring more self-advocate voices to our families and allies and she was happy to agree to come present! 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.

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Connecting to Strengthen Advocacy In Education Conference

Jacquelyn Perry is a Self Advocate and an active member of SAS. She is also a member of SPEAKtacular Toastmasters club. Jacquelyn is active in her community of White Rock BC, especially when it comes to accessibility. Jacquelyn is Federally recognized for her work on the Enabling Accessibility Youth project where she applied and received a grant to make adaptations to two paddle boards. Jacquelyn lives her life to the fullest despite the challenges of having Cerebral Palsy and Quadriplegia. She is passionate about improving life for herself and others. Jacquelyn has given presentations to other Self Advocates and enjoys sharing her unique observations and life journey so others may benefit.

Plenary: Inner World Outer World: Using Tablet Technology to Share more of myself and bring the World closer to me

I will give a talk about how I use my tablet to enhance my life. I will use pictures and video to show you how I can use my tablet to express my inner life so people can know me better and more fully. My tablet is like a window that brings together me and you.

I hope that people will learn that a using a tablet and all the apps can help people have a bigger voice and more opportunities for expression and connection.

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