The University of British Columbia Okanagan and Autism Okanagan Association along with the
Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention and the Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship
(with support from The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research)
are proud to present:
GET READY … GET SAFE … GO!
A Symposium for Supporting Safe and Active Recreation for Okanagan Families Living with Autism.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Plan to attend this day with speakers and discussion on topics of physical activity, recreation, and safety for families who have children or youth living with autism. Parents, caregivers, service providers, professionals, researchers and students are welcome.
Dr. Anita Bundy, Professor, Occupational Therapy; Colorado State University
Dr. Sandra Hodgetts, Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy; University of Alberta
Dr. Jean-Paul Collet, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics; UBC
Mojgan Gitimoghaddam, PhD(c), Department of Pediatrics; UBC
Dr. Stephanie Jull, VP Programs and Training, Canucks Autism Network
Dr. Lise Olsen, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, UBC O
Dr. Ali McManus, Associate Professor, School of Health and Exercise Science, UBC O
Plus panel presenters with local parents and service providers
To attend please REGISTER through Eventbrite:
Lunch is provided!
NOTE TO ATTENDEES:
If you are coming from out of town and need accommodation, please use the links below to book your rooms:
Four Points Sheraton 5505 Airport Way. Kelowna, BC V1V 3C3, Canada Phone: (1)(855) 900-5505 to receive the Group Rate in conjunction with the UBC School of Nursing Symposium
University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus Accommodations: