Hello

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)

 

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Disability Training:
Awareness Presentations

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 

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Disability Training Content

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Facts on Disability in Canada

Canadians living with Disability

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Where do we learn about Disability?

How We Understand Disability

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How disability is commonly understood.

Disability Stereotypes

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Moral, Medical, Functional/Rehabilitation, Psychological, Social Construct,

Human Rights

Models of Disability

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A Way Forward

Equity and Disability

Social Positive Shift 

Blog Posts

The Positive Picture