Gender and Invisible Disability Workshop

Gender and Invisible Disability Workshop

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


1125 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON

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Margaret Janse van Rensburg, 226-868-8687,


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About this Event

Host Organization: Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton International,
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Women and girls are often under-diagnosed with ASD and struggle for years with their non-visible disabilities with little or no supports.

Please join us for a workshop with Guðlaug Svala Steinunnar Kristjánsdóttir an autistic self-advocate featured in the film "Seeing the Unseen, a physiotherapist, and a City Councillor who is travelling from Iceland for this event on the morning of Thursday, November 14, 10 am-Noon at Carleton University.

Guðlaug will discuss gender and invisible disability as well as supports we can provide as educators and front-line workers.

You can find Guðlaug’s blog here:

If you plan to attend, please RSVP by October 31 to Margaret at

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