March 2, 2017

Conference planners following a face-face meeting at Community Living London.

Conference at a Glance

Congratulations to Melissa Leifso, of Elmwood, recipient of the 2017 award.  Melissa was nominated by Ashly Lamont of the Walkerton Action Committee.

2017 Mini Golf Tournament  ~ Aug. 11~ see our photo page! 

Kim Sparling New Vision Advocate of the Year Memorial Award 2016

Congratulations to Terri Johnston, the recipient of the 2016 award.
Terri is a strong advocate for people with disabilities. She is a member of the Bruce Shoreline Advocates in Port Elgin.

The Kim Sparling New Vision Advocate of the Year Award 2017

A Conference for Self Advocates


                       Sponsors for 2017 include Community Living Ontario, Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf, and the Sparling Family

Held at the beautiful Unifor Centre in Port Elgin Ontario, over 200 people enjoyed a wonderful weekend of fun, learning, good food and great entertainment,  Thank you to everyone who attended the 10th annual Speaking Out conference, to our presenters and to everyone who worked behind the scenes to make this conference a success. check out the photos on our facebook page and the new YouTube channel...

 “Looking Back and Moving Forward – A Ten Year Anniversary!”

 Key Note Speaker                   Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli
               Dancer, Choreographer, Motivational Entertainer   ‘NO Excuses No Limits!’

Speaking Out Conference


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