Research on Disability and Mobile Technology – participants needed

April 3, 2014

A PhD student in the Sociology Department at Queen’s University is looking for individuals to participate in a study on disability and mobile technology. Title of Project: Disability in the Digital Age: Reconfiguring Access, Inclusion and Equality within Information Environments. The study examines how people with disabilities use mobile computing devices (such as smartphone and…

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Parapan Am Games salutes the Paralympics and Paul Rosen

March 11, 2014

From this week’s edition of the TO2015 Games Insider: The achievements of our Paralympic athletes — and how they relate to the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games — are top of mind for us, especially this week, with the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games well underway. Canadian sledge hockey legend Paul Rosen, who visited TO2015 recently,…

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Chrys and Coco by Andy Lee and Derrick Chow

Non-union female voice actor for children’s audiobook

March 1, 2014

PAYMENT: $50 honorarium and voice credit Seeking a non-union female voice actor to record the audiobook of ‘Chrys and Coco,’ an e-picture book by a published children’s author and illustrator duo. Looking for a maternal voice to read a 500-word preschool story about a butterfly and moth who are best friends. ‘Chrys and Coco’ will…

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Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor responds to CBC story on hiring people with disabilities

February 28, 2014

Select here to view the video: Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor responds to CBC story on hiring people with disabilities

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CBC’s ‘The National’ to air Disability Employment Exposé tonight (Feb. 26)

February 26, 2014

‘The National’ will be showing an exposé related to employment for people with a disability. Among those interviewed, expect to see ODEN Employer Champion Mark Wafer and past conference keynote Rich Donovan of Fifth Quadrant Analytics (producer of the internationally renowned Annual Report, “The Global Economics of Disability”). Watch this Wednesday, February 26, on the…

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The economic benefits of hiring disabled employees CBC story

The economic benefits of hiring disabled employees (CBC story)

February 26, 2014

    Select here to view the video: ‘The Economic Benefits of Hiring Disabled Employees (CBC story)’

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Elevator Speeches presentation at LinkUp

January 31, 2014

You are invited to attend a presentation at Link Up on Thursday, February 6 at 1:30pm on ELEVATOR SPEECHES. An elevator speech is a short summary of yourself, a persuasive pitch to generate interest in yourself and the value you are able to offer an employer. Attend and learn: How to summarize your ‘specialty’ (For…

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“Alone Yet Not Alone” update from Joni Eareckson Tada

January 30, 2014

joniandfriends.org/blog/alone-yet-not-alone-update

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Academy Disqualifies Oscar-Nominated Song ‘Alone Yet Not Alone’

January 29, 2014

(Photo from: www.hollywoodreporter.com) hollywoodreporter.com/race/academy-disqualifies-oscar-nominated-song-675480

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Video Pitch Festival

January 28, 2014

VIDEO PITCH FESTIVAL – Submit your logline/pitch and we’ll make it into a video. wildsoundfestival.com/video_pitch_festival.html Guarantee 1000s of views. Submit by January 31 for Writing Festival Submissions – wildsound.ca Writing Festival Holiday Deadline SPECIAL – FULL FEEDBACK on all entries. Submit your screenplay or story: Feature, Short, TV Pilot or Spec, Novel, Short Story, Poems, Essay…

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