#AdvoCon2019 Workshop: Champions for Inclusive Health by Scott Howe, Special Olympics BC

Scott came and spoke at Struck by Inclusion this past April. As members of the coalition of Champions for Inclusive Health, we were so pleased to have him share a bit about the program and we’re excited for him to go in depth at this workshop! We hope you will be able to make it to see him 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

Suzanne is a mother of 3 and a Langley School District Trustee.  She is also the former Administrator of a Private Vocational School, and has worked as an SEA and a TEDx Talk speaker. She currently works as a Youth & Woman’s Counsellor in Langley, British Columbia, is a public speaker and the recent President of the Langley DPAC for 3 consecutive years. She has been attending to various committee’s such as SD35’s Inclusive Education working committee, Emergency Preparedness and has been nominated for both the Fraser Valley Diversity Award & BC  Excellence in Autism Awards. She has successfully worked alongside educators & parents creating positive changes in school climate as well as parent engagement based on focusing on the communication process as it interfaces with the journey having a child with needs. She has advised and worked on committees with the BCCPAC, the BCEdAcess Task Force and other agencies to help promote educational change in areas of Inclusion, wellness, leadership, motivation and parent engagement. Her primary focus is the success of the student by virtue of bridging educators and parents.

Workshop: Champions for Inclusive Health

You will learn:

1. The current health disparities faced by individuals with intellectual disabilities in BC.

2. Best practices and effective interventions that have been developed in other regions.

3. How to get involved in efforts to eliminate the health disparities faced by individuals with intellectual disabilities in BC.

This is a presentation about the efforts of the Champions for Inclusive Health Stakeholder Coalition (CIHSC). It is a deeper dive into the work and ambitions of the coalition, and will include discussions on how self-advocates can become involved.

Special Olympics BC is on Twitter @sobcsociety

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