Continuing our conversation with EASE
Join Dave Symington and Terry LeBlanc, co-founders of the group Equitable and Accessible Sexual Expression (EASE), as well as a special guest from Sensual Solutions as we continue our talk about the challenges people with disabilities face when it comes to sexual expression.
This webinar will be hosted on May 31st, 1-3 pm. Visit our Facebook page for more information.
The PeerWeb Info Sessions are monthly educational webinars on topics that are relevant to those living with SCI and their family members. Participants can listen and watch guest presenters, as well as type questions as the webinar is in progress.
PeerWeb Info topics include spinal cord injury research, nutrition, secondary health complications such as bowel and bladder management, sexual health, physical activity, accessible travel, skin care and more.
You can watch all our previous PeerWeb Info sessions on our YouTube page. Here are our most recent webinars:
This session we will explore and have a frank discussion about the challenges many people with disabilities face when it comes to sexual expression, facilitated by Dave Symington and Terry LeBlanc, co-founders of the group Equitable and Accessible Sexual Expression (EASE).
Rielle Capler, PHD student and co-founder of the Canadian Association of Medicinal Cannabis Dispensaries joined us to talk about “The Current State of Medical Cannabis in Canada,” therapeutic uses of cannabis and information on services that dispensaries provide. If you missed it, you can access a video of the webinar on our YouTube page.
January 2013–Jennifer Tomasone Ph.D, talks about SCI Action Canada and how you can use their free services to get physical activity counseling over the phone. She also discusses best practices when it comes to exercise for those with SCI. SCI Action Canada’s mission is to develop and mobilize strategies to inform, teach and enable people living with SCI to initiate and maintain a physically active lifestyle.
November 2012: Amy Billingsley, is a cruise and travel consultant who specializes in accessible travel. She talks about how seemingly inaccessible places, like Machu Piccu in Peru, are accessible travel destinations afterall. What possibilities exist, what you need to know, and how to plan appropriately.
October 2012–Marleen Eijkholt, Ph.D., is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC. There are many ethical issues surrounding the use of stem cell procedures for spinal cord injuries. We all need to understand and be concerned about what is right and what is wrong, what is good science and bad science and most important – how it affects us all.
October 2012–Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff, acting Director of ICORD, shares his knowledge on the state of stem cell research in Canada. What exactly is going on in Canada, the provinces, here at ICORD and where Canadian research policy stands on stem cell research.
September 2012–Joanne Smith, a Holistic Nutritionist, presents for the first of a two part series on how nutrition influences exercise specifically for those with SCIs and other physical disabilities.
If you have any suggestions for future PeerWeb Info Session topics, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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