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

9:05: Société Inclusive Objectives, 2022-2023 review

9:30: “Moving forward together” – Working title

Introductory video by Senator Chantal Petitclerc

9:35: “Québec, co-constructing an inclusive society” – Provisional title

Inspiring talk by Isabelle Ducharme, Chair of Kéroul’s Board of Directors

9:55: Break – 5 min

10 a.m.: 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.

Body and movement

Hiking trails: towards 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

Time for discussion (10 minutes)

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 experiences of fathers with disabilities in Quebec?
Promoting audiodiversity: the right to (fair) self-representation in the media

Time for discussion (10 minutes)

Wellness and social inclusion

Co-development of active listening training for Autisme Soutien volunteers – a “by and for” approach to supporting social inclusion
Spina Bifida and aging: co-development of a toolbox
Co-development of workshops to promote psychological well-being after a stroke

Time for discussion (10 minutes)

Technological solutions

Recommendations for an inclusive digital budgeting solution for people with traumatic brain injury.
Co-creation of an assisted 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.

Time for discussion (10 minutes)

12:00 pm: End of activity