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Learning Disabilities: Bringing it Together – Session 2

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT


Join us for Session 2: Bringing it together. Once you understand your employees, you need to know how this impacts your leadership, company culture and what your HR and legal obligations.

This day is employer/job centred. It focuses on the obligations of the employer. Here we discuss the legal requirements:

  • How to properly provide accommodations and adaptations for individuals with disabilities to maintain employees and prevent turnover
  • Human rights and legislation
  • Resources, strategy for culture of inclusivity and engagement

Session includes engaging activities, breakout groups, videos, worksheets and scenarios.


Meet the presenter

Michelle_AucoinMichelle AuCoin

Michelle AuCoin is the Founder and President of LearnAbility Educational Solutions (since 2005). Michelle and her team have taught thousands of students for decades, specializing in Learning Disabilities. A 28 year veteran of education, Michelle completed her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and has a Master’s in Education Major in Special Education. Michelle is the 2022 Winner of the Businessperson of the Year Award for the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Community Votes award for 2022 and 2023, the Next Gen Vital Employer Excellence Award in 2021, the CB Chamber of Commerce Professional Services award in 2013, and the Businesswoman award for ECBC, 2012. Michelle is currently on the National Committee for the development of the PACFOLD project with the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada. Michelle previously worked on multiple initiatives with the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada, including being a contributor on the National manual: A Roadmap on LD for Employers.

Hosted by: WBE Canada


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