My name is Wesdyne Otto
BA, BEd, Dip Art Therapy, Dip Counselling
I am a disability advocate living with a disability.
In the past I have:
Written the American Disability Civil Rights History for a disability advocacy non-profit group in Pennsylvania (2022)
University of Alberta Disability Awareness Presenter (2022)
Facilitator at weekend retreats for low-income women (2010-17)
Studio co-facilitator for adults living with intellectual disabilities (2014-16)
Community meals program (2009-14)
Parkinson's Alberta support group facilitator (2013)
Art Therapy at a homeless shelter (2011-13)
School Art Therapist (2012)
Discover empathetic and empowering ways to think about disability. Learn the different models of disability. Discover where you learned all about disability. Solve re-world scenarios.
Perfect for Educators, Social Workers, Healthcare Workers, and Post-Secondary Students.
Live, Interactive, Online Presentations
1.5 hour, 3 hour, full day
Disability Training Content
Facts on Disability in Canada
Canadians living with Disability
Where do we learn about Disability?
How We Understand Disability
How disability is commonly understood.
Moral, Medical, Functional/Rehabilitation, Psychological, Social Construct,
Models of Disability
A Way Forward
Equity and Disability