Category Archives: Presentations / Workshops

Lunch and Learn – Housemates

Join DSO Housing Navigators for a virtual presentation on housemates.

Housemates: we are looking for your feedback!

Are you actively searching for a housemate or considering living with a housemate? Where and how are you making connections? What has worked for you so far?

Join DSO Housing Navigators for a short presentation followed by an interactive discussion.

Topics covered will include:

  • The benefits of having a housemate and factors that can impact matching
  • Tools and tips for finding a housemate

Organizer: dsohousing@dsoer.ca, info@dsontario.ca

Life Plan Workshop

Discover How to Set Up & Secure an Amazing Future for YOUR Loved One with a Developmental Disability

Eric Goll is running a free Life Planning Workshop.

In this 90-minute workshop, Eric will show you how to set up & secure an amazing future for your loved one with a developmental disability.

You will get the exact Life Planning method Eric used with his family (+ over 700 other families) to help your loved one prepare for independence, get more support, create a home of their own, and live their best life in community.

He will be teaching his 7-step Life Planning method in full, with nothing held back.

Register Here for the free Life Plan Workshop:
https://www.empoweringability.org/2024lifeplanworkshop/

Communication 101: Bridging the Gap

May 6, 2024 | 12:00 pm -4:00 pm
Virtual Workshop – $60
Coffee cup next to the screen of an open laptop

Register here:
https://deafblindontario.com/events/communication-101-bridging-the-gap/

Formerly known as Total Communication Approach Workshop

This unique workshop provides learning opportunities for organizations or individuals who are looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of individuals with a sensory loss and communication need.
This interactive workshop will address:

– Sensory Loss – Characteristics and Implications
– Enhanced Communication Approach
– Intro to Sign Language – Signed Exact English
– Communication Systems

Please register before May 5, 2024 at 11:30 pm. For further info, contact us at mcs@deafblindontario.com or call 1-855-340-3267 x 273

Introduction to Sensory Loss

This workshop is for organization and individuals looking to gain knowledge and understanding of vision and hearing losses.

April 15, 2024
12:00pm- 4:00pm

Register here:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-sensory-loss-tickets-770431921617

This interactive workshop will address:

Sensory Loss- ‘Sensory loss’ is a term used to describe loss of the distance senses i.e. sight and hearing
• Improve understanding and raise awareness of factors that impact an individual with sensory loss
• Understand the differing needs of individuals with sensory loss and how you can improve your work practices to support and empower them

The Eye
• The mechanism of vision
• Common eye conditions

The Ear
• The mechanism of hearing