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Attendant Services Workshops + Legal Clinic

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ARCH Disability Law Centre

55 University Avenue

15th Floor

Toronto, ON M5J 2H7

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Workshops on persons with disabilities’ legal rights and self-advocacy strategies when receiving attendant services.

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ARCH Disability Law Centre (ARCH) and the Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) invite you to an Attendant Services Workshop + Legal Clinic.

ARCH and CILT will provide 3 workshops on persons with disabilities’ legal rights and self-advocacy strategies when receiving attendant services. ARCH also will cover applicable legislation, enforcement/complaint options, and quality and quantity of attendant services.

After the workshop, ARCH’s lawyers will be available to give 30 minute legal advice to persons with disabilities on Attendant/PSW services issues. This is a free and confidential service.

Dates: Fri. Jan. 17, 2020

Thurs. Feb. 20, 2020

Tues. Mar. 17, 2020

Reception: 10:30am-11:00am

Workshop: 11:00am-1:00pm

Legal Clinic: 1:00pm-5:00pm (30 minute sessions)

Place: ARCH Disability Law Centre

15th Floor, 55 University Ave. (at Wellington)

Please choose only one date as seating is limited to 25.

Register by Eventbrite or by contacting Robin at robin.simmons@cilt.ca or 416-599-2458 ext.293.

This FREE event is wheelchair accessible and promotes a scent-free environment. Please do not use products that have scents, fragrances or essential oils in them such as perfume, body sprays, lotions or other scented products including shampoo, conditioner, laundry products, etc.

Attendant services and light refreshments will be provided.

Reasonable reimbursement for transportation costs may be available. Please ask for this when making a reservation.

To request other accessibility accommodations and/or dietary restrictions, please inform Robin at CILT at least 1 week in advance of each workshop.

ARCH is primarily funded by Legal Aid Ontario, as well as other funding sources. CILT funding support provided by United Way Greater Toronto, City of Toronto, Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), and Independent Living Canada.

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I hereby grant permission to the Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT), Inc. to video-tape/ photograph me within the context of the 'Attendant Services Workshop + Legal Clinic' event. These videos/ photos will be used exclusively for the purposes of CILT promotional displays, including newsletters and annual reports.

I understand and agree that CILT shall have the right to use my image/ photograph solely within the context specified above.

I hereby waive my right to object to the use of my image/ photograph within the context stated above, that constitutes an invasion of privacy, or otherwise violates any right that I may have in connection with the image/ photograph.

I hereby waive my right to bring and prosecute an action for defamation, or any similar action.

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ARCH Disability Law Centre

55 University Avenue

15th Floor

Toronto, ON M5J 2H7

Canada

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