Upcoming Event on the Experiences of Newcomers and Ethno-racial People with Disabilities

Ethno-racial People with Disabilities Coalition of Ontario

ERDCO Research Event

Thursday March 29, 2012

4:30 – 7:00 PM

Ryerson University, 99 Gerrard St. East, Room SHE 560

This event will highlight some of the research that has been completed by ERDCO Staff, Volunteers and Board Members. Research topics include:

  • Successful immigrants with disabilities: Challenging the stereotypes, Presented by: Judith Sandys

  • The experiences of ethno-racial/parents with disabilities, Presented by: Bahja Nassir

  • The experiences and challenges faced by newcomers with disabilities, Presented by: Ayshia Musleh

WHO WE ARE: We are a small non-profit organization working to promote the rights and interests of ethno-racial people with disabilities. We work with other agencies in the community, sit on advisory committees, write briefs, organize events, undertake specific projects, etc. We receive funding from the City of Toronto and through Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

Wheelchair accessible venue and attendant care provided

Coffee and tea served at 4PM

Space is limited. Register early to reserve your spot. Please RSVP by Friday March 23, 2012 to Melissa Simas by calling 416-901-5454 or by emailing melissa.erdco@gmail.com

We would like to thank the Ryerson School of Disability Studies for Co-Sponsoring this event!

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