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Join us monthly via Microsoft Teams for a virtual presentation from leading experts in accessibility.


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Add to Calendar 20210721 000000 20210721 235900 America/Vancouver Accessibility Speaker Series Join us monthly via Microsoft Teams for a virtual presentation from leading experts in accessibility. Virtual

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Virtual

Tickets & Pricing

Free

How to Make a Welcoming Environment?

Any one who works with the public might ask this question. This series is perfect for educators and anyone who works in culture or service industries like libraries, nature centers, galleries and more. A different topic within accessibility will be featured each month. Registration is free but required. A link to the Microsoft Teams meeting will be sent the morning of the presentation.

What is Hearing Loss and Where Can I Get Help

Wednesday, May 26 at 12-1pm

Did you know one in ten Canadians experiences hearing loss? Good hearing and communication are important at all stages of life. Wavefront Centre, a non-profit charity based in Vancouver, will discuss how individuals can create better communication accessibility. They will explore communication accessibility, hearing health, assistive devices and briefly discuss tinnitus & hyperacusis.

5 Surprisingly Easy Changes to Make Your Business or Public Space More Accessible

Wednesday, June 16 at 12-1pm

Have you always wanted to make your business, public space (i.e. museum) more accessible to people with disabilities and you just don't know where to start?

Now more than ever is the perfect time to build in some inclusion strategies into your restart planning. The good news is, it's not as complicated as you think, and not only can you increase disability awareness, but also provide opportunities for a new, often underutilized talent pool to join your team as staff. As both a business leader and person with a disability, Marco Pasqua will share his 5 surprisingly easy changes you can make that will increase the accessibility of your organization and teach you some new ways to adapt to our ever-changing world.

Creating Welcoming Community Spaces

Wednesday, July 21 at 12-1pm

In this presentation, attendees will be introduced to autism and strategies that can be used right away to interact with someone on the spectrum. Attendees will gain practical tools to enhance customer service and communication and increase predictability. Hosted by Taylor Sands from Canucks Autism Network.

How to Register

Registration is free but required. Save your spot at 604-592-6956 or museum@surrey.ca.

Contact Info

604-592-6956