Sue is from the Nlakap’mux and Sto:Lo Nations and is the Associate Vice President of Students and she will be sharing an Indigenous perspective of the giftedness that children with disabilities have within. She will open up our conference by sharing her values and beliefs systems, grounded in holistic and cultural ways for supporting children and youth with disabilities. We hope you will be able to make it to see her speak at AdvoCon2021, our 7th annual education advocacy conference held September 22nd to 26th online!
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Sue Sterling-Bur is from the Nlakap’mux and Sto:Lo Nations and is the Associate Vice President of Students and the Registrar for the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, which is the only Indigenous public post-secondary in B.C. Sue is a PhD Candidate at The University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus and working with Dr. Jeannette Armstrong and Dr. Rachelle Hole. Sue’s doctoral research will provide an Indigenous perspective on the systems of belief for giftedness in children with disabilities. She will base her research on the Nlakap’mux Spilahem stories to identify the ethics, values, and beliefs that will guide and direct working with and supporting Indigenous people with disabilities.
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Sue will be sharing an Indigenous perspective of the giftedness that children with disabilities have within. She will share her values and beliefs systems that are grounded in holistic and cultural ways for supporting children and youth with disabilities
– An Indigenous perspective of giftedness for children with disabilities;
– They will hear a perspective of the ethic, value and beliefs systems from and Indigenous perspective;
– They will learn how Indigenous stories provide the foundation for working with and supporting children and families; and
– They will learn how Indigenous teachings guide how we are to support children with disabilities.
Follow Sue on social media @SueSterling6
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