T18: A Dialogue with Gabrielle Peters & Dr. Ameil Joseph
Join keynotes Gabrielle Peters, Dr. Ameil Joseph and others for an in-depth exploration of the concepts examined in the keynote conversation. This workshop will feature a variety of lived and professional experiences and raise questions about what accessibility is, who gets to define it and what the real obstacles and barriers are to disabled people living in the community. There will be surprising twists and contrasts that reflect the social model of disability analysis that it is not the person who presents the problem but the thinking and design around them. Disabled people and disabled professionals will share what has worked and what hasn’t and how building standards and funding methods help or hurt in this process.
Presenters: Gabrielle Peters, Disabled Writer and Policy Analyst; Dr. Ameil Joseph, Assistant Professor, McMaster University; Q, QueerCrip artist, educator, consultant; Spring Hawes, Board Member, Interior Health; Thea Kurdi, VP DesignABLE Environments; and Amina Yasin, Urban and Regional Planner; Anne Theriault , Canadian Author; Karen Ward, Drug Policy Advisor
Listen + Ask + Interact
11/16/2021 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM