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Inclusive Research Community Mapping Project – VERNON!

February 17, 2013

Inclusive Research Project – Community Mapping

Friday, March 8, 2013, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Lunch and Snacks included

Reception to share results: 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Prestige Inn, Vernon, BC




What would happen if we asked a room full of Self-Advocates:

Where do you feel welcome?

Where do you contribute?

Who would miss you?

What gifts do you share?

Share your stories and ideas about your community, be part of the big picture.

A great day to share with others and meet new people

Hosts: Ted Dekker with Shelley Nessman

Graphic Facilitation by Aaron Johannes


No Charge but RSVP required by March 5, 2013

Please indicate if you have any special dietary considerations

RSVP Contact 250 546 3005 or

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The Hosts/Facilitators

  Ted Dekker



Ted is a dedicated self-advocate who is currently Chair Person of the Community Connections Self-Advocate’s Group and a Board Member of Kindale Developmental Association. He has also sat on CLBC’s Advisory Committee and has helped organize Self-Advocate’s Conferences. Ted has strong interest in community affairs including public transit, affordable housing, community advocacy and human rights.




Shelley Nessman

Consultant, Strategic Initiatives, Spectrum Society

Shelley is an accomplished civic engagement specialist. She has been an advisor and provincial leader in individualized services and family support throughout many roles. She is a well- known PATH facilitator, having studying with Jack Pearpoint, Marsha Forrest and many others. She is currently working with on the multi-media documentation of all kinds of stories in the lives of people with disabilities and those who care about them, as well as on a research project looking at potential new roles for staff leaders as facilitators. ­

Aaron Johannes

Director, Inclusive Learning and Research, Spectrum Society
Facilitating PATHs around the province for Spectrum and other organizations has been one of Aaron’s great pleasures. The co-author of two books, a parent and friend to people with disabilities, curricula developer, workshop leader and graphic facilitator, he is currently working on graduate studies in leadership and disability. &


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  1. February 17, 2013 9:55 pm

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