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COVID-19 Vaccines and People with Disabilities in Ontario Zoom Webinar

Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) invites you to join them Wednesday, April 7, 2021, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

CILT will be presenting a zoom webinar on COVID-19 vaccines to empower people with disabilities with information and self-advocacy skills. The webinar will explain the different COVID-19 vaccines, their effectiveness & safety in Canada, addressing vaccine hesitancy, the meaning of herd immunity, the various stages of vaccine rollout and how to self-advocate for receiving the vaccine in Ontario.  

When: Wednesday April 7, 2021, 1:00pm-300pm 

Register in advance for this meeting at:  

This workshop will cover the following topics: 

  1. Information on Different COVID-19 Vaccines, Effectiveness & Safety in Canada 
  2. Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy and the Meaning of Herd Immunity 
  3. How Canada Chooses Groups for Early Vaccination 
  4. Vaccine rollout: Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine in Ontario  
  5. Vaccine Advocacy & Action Toolkit for Vaccine Equity 
  6. Question and Answers 
  7. Resources  

If you need assistance with registering please email rebecca.wood@cilt.ca or call 416-599-2458 ext 291. 

Please note: you will not be able to join the session without registering first. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the zoom link or phone number for you to use to join the webinar. Registration closes two hours before the webinar. 

Workshop Presenter: Timothy Valyear, RPN, Owner, Integrity Care Consultants Inc. 

Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) Workshop Facilitators: 

  • John Mossa, Independent Living Skills Coordinator 
  • Rebecca Wood, Peer and Parenting Program Coordinator 

CILT funding support provided by United Way Greater Toronto, City of Toronto, Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), and Independent Living Canada.