Let the Rivers Flow: Responsive Early Childhood and Community Inclusion

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10 May 2020 (All day) to 12 May 2020 (All day)
Location:
Heritage North Conference & Events Centre
400 Government Road West
P2N3M6 Kirkland Lake , ON
CA
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You are invited to an inclusive gathering for any interested families, professionals, community members, and government representatives to join us for a discussion about early childhood education, care and disability services. The meeting is hosted by the District of Temiskaming Elders Council, in partnership with the Inclusive Early Childhood Service System project, the District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board, and the Ontario Indigenous Centre of Excellence for Early Years and Child Care. 

Register for this event: lettheriversflow.eventbrite.com

Schedule

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Registration and Reception

Monday, May 11, 2020

Discussions and Speakers:

  • Family and community experiences with early childhood education, care, intervention and disability services
  • Supper and Keynote with Keith McCrady, Knowledge Keeper

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Discussions and Speakers:

  • Wisdom Keepers, Natural Caregivers and Professionals working for inclusion
  • Researchers and leaders working for inclusive early childhood education and care

Venue

Heritage North Events & Conference Centre

400 Government Road West, Kirkland Lake, ON, P2N 3M6

Phone: 705-568-4420

Hotels

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Kirkland Lake

A block of rooms has been reserved at this hotel. Please specify if you need an accessible room. To secure the group rate, please make your reservation before April 9, 2020 by calling 705-462-2401 and using Special Rate Code: Ryerson University. Special rates for this hotel range from $149.99 to $159.99+tax per night.

Comfort Inn by Choice Hotels

A block of rooms has been reserved at this hotel. Please specify if you require double occupancy. To secure the group rate, please make your reservation by calling 705-567-4909 and using Special Rate Code: Ryerson University. Special rates for this hotel range from $124.99 to $134.99+tax per night. *Note: this hotel does not offer accessible rooms.

Event Accessibility Information

• Accessible venue

• CART (Communication Access Real-time Translation)

• American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters

• 2 Personal support workers (PSWs)

• Dietary accommodations (see Food and Dietary Information)

• Financial assistance to participate is available upon request