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Peer Connections: Para Sporting – Virtual

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Staying active is part of every healthy lifestyle. The benefits of sports are as varied as the sports themselves and can include improvements in physical, social, mental, and emotional well-being. Adaptive sports take the barriers away for people with spinal cord injuries to continue to enjoy their favourite activities or to try new ones. Katherine Hale from Ontario Para Network will join us for a presentation on the different para sports available in the GTA, from a recreational level all the way to international competition. Playing wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis are just some of the para sports available. Join us and learn more about it.

Date: Wednesday August 26, 2020

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Location:
Zoom Meeting. Please register for log in information.

What technical set-up do I need? If you’ve never joined a Zoom call before here is a link to an informative and easy to follow YouTube video Joining a Zoom Call for the First Time
Do I have to use the video image? No. You can choose to start your video or not. If you choose not to you will still be able to see the presenters and participate.
Can I just call in? Yes. When you register you will receive log in details including call in options.
What about privacy? We’ll be hosting virtual meetings through Zoom for Healthcare, a platform that is geared to protect registered participants’ privacy.
Can I ask questions? Yes. After our guest speaker completes their presentation we will have a Q & A period. You will be able to either ask your question live or if you wish you can type in your question and we will ask it for you.
Can I join no matter where I live? Yes. This is a virtual event so it doesn’t matter where you are joining us from.

For more information contact:
Kristen Cameron
1-877-422-1112, 222
kristen.cameron@sciontario.org


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