Workshops and Symposiums
During Access Awareness Week (June 3-7, 2019), Marnie Courage, Inclusive Design Consultant and CEO of Enabling Access Inc. will be offering FREE customized 1-hour consultation sessions to workplaces who are interested in learning how to build accessible employee and customer experiences together. Using the foundations from the Accessibility for Manitoban's Act and its 5 standards, Marnie will guide participants down a path to creating a fully inclusive workplace, reviewing current efforts and making suggestions for improved customer access to your organization's goods or services. She will explore your internal accessibility practices from hiring, stay at work programming, to return to work planning and will discuss consideration for accommodating employees with physical, intellectual and mental health conditions. If you have a specific area of focus, the session can be customized around those needs. Book your consultation today as sessions are limited!
PAST WORKSHOPS AND SYMPOSIUMS
Enabling Access Inc. hosted this event on June 21, 2018 at the Viscount Gort Hotel in Winnipeg.
Description: This is a technical symposium for professional home renovators and designers. Marnie Courage, Inclusive Design Consultant with Enabling Access Inc. will provide an introduction to the levels of residential accessibility, national initiatives in the area of Home Modifications and how renovators, designers, and occupational therapists can effectively work together with residents to create safe and accessible environments. Pat Acquisto of Pro Accessibility Ltd, based in Toronto will share tips for the technical application of accessible and inclusive features in residential design and construction. Participants will gain an understanding of the technical challenges faced when renovating or creating accessible bathrooms, kitchens, and entrances. Project samples and expert tips will be shared and products that improve residential accessibility will be showcased by our exhibitors. This Home Modification Symposium has been accepted by the Manitoba Home Builders Association for 3 hours of professional development credit.
Enabling Access Inc. hosted this event on June 2, 2016 at the Viscount Gort Hotel in Winnipeg.
With 72 attendees sharing the goal of improving the Inclusive Design of Manitoba's built environment, our event was a great success!
Thank you to speakers Bob Topping of DesignAble Environments, Trevor Rebeck of CHCP Elevators, and Nicole Gareau-Wilson from the Disabilities Issues Office for their contributions!