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Monday, January 25 • 15:15 - 16:00
Inclusive Supported Employment Practices for LGBTQ2S+

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This session will help build your confidence in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit, + (LGBTQ2S+) people who experience intellectual disabilities. We will discuss the importance of inclusive services and employers. Followed by practical tips for supporting LGBTQ2S+ people through the employment process.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understanding LGBTQ2S+ identities and the importance of creating inclusive services
  • Better awareness of how intersecting identities affect employment
  • Practical tools for supporting LGBTQ2S+ individuals who experience intellectual diagnoses

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Tara Buchanan

Employment Supports Supervisor, Community Living Brant
Tara Buchanan is cisgender-lesbian-settler who uses she/her pronouns. She supervises a Supported Employment Program within Developmental Services at Community Living Brant. Through an intersectional-feminist, anti-oppressive framework, Tara also works within the LGBTQ2S+ movement... Read More →


Monday January 25, 2021 15:15 - 16:00 EST