Annual Forum 2023: Participatory research and disability

The annual Société Inclusive Exchange Forum is an opportunity for the Société Inclusive community to discover the progress of participatory research projects on disability.

To register, click here. (event in french)

Preliminary program

9:00 am: Login (5 min)

9h05: Introductory video (5 min)
– Moving forward together
– Introductory video by Senator Chantal Petitclerc

9h10: Société Inclusive: Past, present, future (25 min)
– Review of 2022-2023
– Programming and call for projects 2023-2024
– Announcements: Partners and researchers

9h35: Research in action
Presentation of 14 participatory research projects divided into four themes: Bodies and movements, Experiences and social life, Well-being and social inclusion, Technological solutions.
Each project will be presented in a few minutes (5 max). At the end of each theme, there will be a question and answer session.

9:35 a.m.: Technological solutions
– Recommendations for an inclusive digital budgeting solution for people with traumatic brain injury.
– Co-creation of an assistive Internet navigation device for people with visual impairments.
– Artificial intelligence for people with Parkinson’s disease
– Action research for the implementation of a community-based hearing aid valorization program for seniors with hearing loss.

10:05 a.m.: Wellness and social inclusion

– Spina Bifida and aging: co-development of a toolbox
– Co-development of workshops to promote psychological well-being after a stroke

10:20 a.m.: Time for discussion (10 minutes)

10:30am: Break (5 minutes)

10h35: Experiences and social life
– Portrait of the inclusive experience in Quebec museums: inventory and analysis of museum practices and the needs of people with disabilities
– What are the lived experiences of fathers with disabilities in Quebec?
– Promoting audiodiversity: the right to (fair) self-representation in the media

10:50 : Time for discussion (10 minutes)

11 a.m.: Body and movement
– Hiking trails: towards an accessible classification
– Adapted physical activity: Optimizing staff training
– Technological needs of para-athletes
– Bodies in care, bodies on stage: an intersectoral approach to chronic pain
11:20 a.m.: Time for discussion (10 minutes)

11:30 a.m.: Closing conference (20 min)

12:00 pm: End of activity