Disabled Community Connection Network: Monthly info/connection group for people with disabilities


Disabled Community Connection Network (DCCN) is a monthly communication and information group for people of all ages (16+) with any disability. This group is hosted by the North Shore Disability Resource Centre. This group is facilitated by and for people with disabilities.

The next group is March 15, 4:00PM – 6:00PM.  To facilitate accessible transit requirements the meeting will be held at PeerNet BC, #408-602 West Hastings, Vancouver. PeerNetBC is an accessible space, please let us know of any other accessibility requirements you might have in advance of the meeting.

The session will focus on the topic of, “Navigating the world of work as a totally blind individual.” This session will feature Patricia Elgersma, is currently a Project Manager and has worked at HSBC Bank Canada for the past 5 years. She has been totally blind since birth. When she is not working, she plays flute in the Vancouver Community Concert Band. She will be speaking about her experience being part of the workforce as a blind individual.

ASL Interpretation and food is provided! The space is also wheelchair accessible. Please let us know of any accommodations and dietary needs you require. Please email s.klassen@nsdrc.org or call 604-904-4088 to register.