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WEBINAR: Supporting Deaf/Hard of Hearing & Blind/Visually Impaired Parents, November 22 – 6pm EST
November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST$35.00
During this 90-minute webinar parents who are deaf/hard of hearing and blind/visually impaired will teach from lived experience about the supports they needed to birth and provide infant care, the strengths and weaknesses of the supports they receive, and how gaps in support could be addressed.
The workshop will also include a presentation on ableism as systemic oppression and as a social determinant of health, and how ableism can show up in perinatal care and parenting supports.
When: November 22nd, 2022
Time: 6:00pm EST
Where: Zoom, a link will be sent to registrants prior to the event start time
Type of Event: Webinar, Public, Educational
Host: Keira Grant, Inclusion & Engagement Lead at Doula Canada
Total Cost: $35.00
Registration will remain open until 8 hours before the event.
About your host:
Keira Grant (she/her) brings a wealth of experience to the Online Community Moderator role. She is a Queer, Black woman with a twenty-year track record in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) education, projects, and community building initiatives. Organizations Keira has worked and volunteered for include Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC), Transgender, Bisexual, Lesbian Gay Alliance at York (TBLGAY), and Teens Confronting and Educating Homophobia (TEACH) at Planned Parenthood of Toronto.
In 2020, Keira was the Policy and Research Analyst at Rainbow Health Ontario, Sherbourne Health Centre. In this role, she developed resources and policy advice on health issues affecting LGBT2SQ+ communities in Ontario.