Marnie Courage, C.E.O. & Inclusion Specialist
Marnie established Enabling Access Inc. in 2005. Practicing Occupational Therapy in Manitoba fo more than 20 years with a background in pediatric and adult rehabilitation, Marnie is an experienced medical-legal expert, mental health, and return to work accommodation clinician. Marnie is a Certified Life Care Planner, specializing in medical legal cost of future care services in Canada.
As an Accessibility Inclusion Specialist Marnie completed Universal Design and Public Accessibility courses through the University of Buffalo and teaches Creating Inclusive Workplaces - Accessibility to Accommodation at the University of Winnipeg's Human Resource PACE Program. Marnie sits on the Government of Canada's Accessibility Standards Canada - Outdoor Spaces Technical Committee and conducts public space accessibility audits and provides consultation collaboratively with Architects and people living with disability, experienced in facing barriers.
With an Executive Certificate in Home Modification from the University of Southern California, Marnie sits on the Canadian Home Builders' Home Modification Council, and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists' Home Modification Task Force. Marnie established Aging In Place Manitoba, a home modification assessment and consultation division of Enabling Access Inc. to support people living with disabilities and those wanting to Age In Place. She is a dynamic public speaker and educator, presenting nationally in her field.