ConnectABILITY

Rights!

Kevin

Created his own bill of Rights


Professionals discuss RIGHTs

Brendon Pooran, Pooran Law

Discusses Consent and Capacity law as it relates to people with a developmental disability

James Holzbauer and John Devenish, APSW Assessment coordinators

Present The RIGHTS meme

UN Conventions: Real Promises or Just Words

Presented by Defence for Children International –Canada and Community Living Toronto
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Host and Panel Moderator: Michael Enright
Lecturer: Anna MacQuarrie
Panelists: Anna MacQuarrie, Brendon Pooran, Jessica Rotolo, Sam Forbes

Part 1: U.N. Conventions: Real Promises or Just Words
Presented by Defence for Children International –Canada and Community Living Toronto
Anna MacQuarrie, is Inclusion International’s Director of Global Advocacy and Human Rights. She has a Masters degree in Human Rights, from the University of Essex. Her focus is supporting the realization of the rights and full inclusion of persons with intellectual disabilities and their families

Part 2: Two Self-Advocates on taking action to make Rights real
Presented by Defence for Children International –Canada and Community Living Toronto
Jessica Rotola and Sam Forbes talk about rights at the “UN Conventions –Real Promises or Just Words?”

Part 3: UN Conventions: Real Promises or Just Words – Panel Discussion
Presented by Defence for Children International –Canada and Community Living Toronto
Host and Panel Moderator: Michael Enright
Panelists: Anna MacQuarrie, Brendon Pooran, Jessica Rotolo, Sam Forbes

Articles

Understanding Capacity, Competency & Consent: Introduction

Audio MP3

Understanding Capacity, Competency & Consent: Personal Care

Audio MP3

Understanding Capacity, Competency & Consent: Property

Audio MP3

Dignity of Risk

Recorded at a Transition Planning training forum put on by The Toronto Networks of Specialized Care in partnership with the Developmental Services Toronto (DSTO) Shared Learning Forum and ConnectABILITY.ca


Advocacy

Tips for successful Advocacy

A group of Advocates explain what rights mean to them

LGBTQ Group

Discussing the Right to be who you are

Mom’s Group

A group of mom’s talk about the Right to have kids

John

Talks about his Right to live with who he chooses

Jared

Discusses the Right to heard and have an opinion

Alex

Talks about moving out on his own

Shineeca

Discusses the importance of parents showing their love

These videos were shown at our annual conference Connected Families Forum on Saturday October 25th, 2014