Disabled Community Connection Network (DCCN) is a monthly communication and information group for people of all ages (16+) with any disability. This group is hosted by the North Shore Disability Resource Centre. This group is facilitated by and for people with disabilities.

The next group is September 20th, 4:00PM – 6:00PM.  To facilitate accessible transit requirements the meeting will be held at PeerNet BC, #408-602 West Hastings, Vancouver.

PeerNetBC is an accessible space, please let us know of any other accessibility requirements you might have in advance of the meeting.

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The session will focus on the topic of “Disability and Travel.” This session will feature Linda McGowan, McGowan was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1983 and has mobilized in a wheelchair for more than 25 years. Linda’s decision to live her life and have MS just tag along has led her to travel on every continent, to more than 160 countries, including a climb on Mount Everest 2500 feet above base camp. Linda has written and published a book, “Travelling the World with MS in a Wheelchair.” She works as an advocate with seniors and people with disabilities and encouraged everyone to follow their dreams no matter how tiny those dreams may be.

ASL Interpretation and snacks are provided! The space is also wheelchair accessible. Please let us know of any accommodations and dietary needs you require.

Please email L.Stinson@nsdrc.org or call 604-904-4088 to register. We have limited space so please register.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The DCCN will now have a registration limit of 15. Please remember to register by Monday, September 17th by noon. Email L.Stinson@nsdrc.org or call 604-904-4088 to register.

Lauren

DCCN Facilitator

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