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ParapanAm Lunch & Learn

Description: In advance of Toronto’s ParapanAm Games, Healthy Minds Canada, in partnership with AbilityOnline, hosted our 2nd Lunch & Learn event at TELUS House in downtown Toronto.

When: August 5, 2015 11:00am - August 5, 2015 2:00pm

Where: 25 York Street, Toronto, Ontario

Venue: TELUS House

Cost: Free w/registration

2015-08-05 11:00am 2015-08-05 2:00pm America/Toronto ParapanAm Lunch & Learn In advance of Toronto’s ParapanAm Games, Healthy Minds Canada, in partnership with AbilityOnline, hosted our 2nd Lunch & Learn event at TELUS House in downtown Toronto. 25 York Street, Toronto, Ontario Healthy Minds Canada [email protected]

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Event Description

In advance of Toronto’s ParapanAm Games, Healthy Minds Canada, in partnership with AbilityOnline, hosted our 2nd Lunch & Learn event at TELUS House in downtown Toronto.

Joining us as Moderator was former Canadian Paralympic (Gold) and ParapanAm (Bronze) medal champion, Paul Rosen. Paul talked about his own accomplishments, drive, determination, and challenges as someone living with a physical disability and then moderated a lively discussion around living with both physical disabilities and mental illness with special guests, Robin Simmons of the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario, Sarah Evans of Ability Online and Michelle McClure, also of AbilityOnline.

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In partnership with abilityonline.org/

About Ability Online

For 25 years Ability Online has provided a holistic & innovative model of support for helping youth and young adults with disabilities reduce social isolation & increase inclusion in the community. The skill development modules allow them to develop independence and/or improve quality of life. The supportive online community (membership-based and monitored to enhance safety and security) fosters positive attitudes, helps build self-esteem, inspires involvement in creating healthy habits for eating & physical activity, which contributes to emotional health & wellness.

Ability Online’s new online mental health modules provides teens and young adults with the extra peer support they need. No longer will they feel alone or stigmatized by their challenges. Membership is free www.abilityonline.org.

For more information call 416-650-6297 (toll free # 1-866-650-6207) or email [email protected]

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