18th ANNUAL EMPOWERMENT
AND ACTION DAY
Active living for persons with disabilities
At the 18th Annual Empowerment & Action Day Conference, participants
will explore and learn about ways to live a full, active, independent
and healthy life. This event being held at the Four Points Sheraton will
feature presentations, workshops and hands-on demonstrations on topics
such as fitness, nutrition, accessible travel and a wealth of other
active living options for persons with disabilities. As well a variety
of community agencies and businesses will have exhibits that showcase
the range of assistive services and products their organization offers.
Presented in partnership with
March of Dimes Canada and proudly sponsored by
The Advisory Committee also greatly appreciates the financial
support of Allsource Depot
Beck Hearing Aid Centre Inc.
and the service sponsorship contributions of the
Canadian Hearing Society
House Support Services.
In addition to the conference details, this page provides
information that includes accommodation and dietary requirements, the
neutral policy, public transit arrangements and hotel bookings.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
|Four Points Sheraton, 1150 Wellington Road
As well as guest presentations,
conference program includes workshops,
interactive sessions and exhibits.
Updates will be provided as conference details are confirmed.
$20.00 per person
This scent-neutral event
includes lunch and refreshments
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Use one of the following options to sign up for this
conference. Please complete a separate registration for each attendee
and be sure to reference the course code number
Registration is now open.
Registrant information needs to include
your name, organization, contact information and whether you require
accommodation or have any dietary restriction.
Telephone or TTY
Call 519-661-5575 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or use the
City's TTY line 519-661-4889 and leave your contact
You may register in person at a number of City facilities**
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Payment of conference fee
Payment must be
received at the time of registration. Visa, MasterCard
or American Express are required for telephone,
e-mail or TTY registrations. Debit cards, currently dated
cheques and cash can be accepted if registering in person.
Post-dated cheques are not accepted. Please do not send cash
through the mail. A service charge of $36.00 will be assessed on
all NSF cheques.
includes lunch and refreshments.
When you register, please let us know of any food allergies or dietary
restrictions you may have. The hotel will be notified of your requirements
and will do their best to accommodate your needs.
To make this conference accessible to those with chemical sensitivities,
the event is scent-neutral. We ask all participants to refrain
from using perfumes, colognes, strong soaps/shampoos or any additional
scents on the day of the conference. Note: Soaps and cleaning
supplies used by the hotel may be scented.
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Transportation & hotel
The Four Points Sheraton Hotel is located on the east side of Wellington
Road South, just south of the White Oaks Mall. London Transit has a
number of accessible
bus routes that take you towards the Four Points
Sheraton. Routes 4 (Oxford East, 10 (Wonderland), 13 (Wellington), 14
(Highbury) and 26 (Jalna Boulevard) stop at White Oaks Mall. However, Route
13 exits the mall, travels south on Wellington Road and circles back
to stop in front of the hotel.
Contact information for London Transit is as follows:
General inquiries 519-451-1347
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For attendees wishing to
stay overnight, you may reserve a room by calling the hotel at
519-681-0600 or by visiting the
Four Points Sheraton website to make an online booking.
are provided on the hotel's website as well as through
Google Maps service.
Phone 519-661-2500 ext: 5417
Online registration for the conference will be through the City’s Parks and
Spectrum Interactive website. Follow the instructions, set up your
account and then register. You can enter the Course Code
into the Search box
under the Courses tab.
In-person - You may register in person at any of the following
recreational facilities from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday: Carling Heights Optimist
Community Centre, North London Optimist Community Centre, Canada Games Aquatic
Centre, Market Tower 3rd Floor, South London Community Pool and at
the Kiwanis Senior Community Centre.
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of London 2012 | 300 Dufferin Avenue | PO Box 5035
| London Ontario Canada N6A 4L9 | 519-661-4500 | TTY 519-661-4889