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Registration closes:
Feb 07, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Facilitator(s): Brandi Heather
Date:February 08, 2021
Time:9:00 am to 4:00 pm MDT
$30.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Course code: 21-IE-102-CARC

Target Audience


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Coaches, health care providers

About this learning opportunity

PLAY6S (PLAY-SUCCESS) Training and Certification reduces the barriers to participation in movement activity for individuals of all abilities by building the capacity, confidence, and creativity of educators, coaches, health service providers, and many others!

PLAY6S Foundations training recognizes the necessity for balancing the needs of the professional; while meeting the needs of individuals with differences. Increase your ability to provide inclusive and accessible teaching and coaching by providing practical solutions to physical, cognitive, and social/emotional barriers faced by individuals living with disabilities, while celebrating success through diversity and inclusion.

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Use PLAY6S tools to help elevate the inclusivity and adaptability of your current programming and practices. 
  • Recognize, consider, and adapt your practice to include individual sensory differences. 
  • Identify ways that you can remove or reduce physical, cognitive or social/emotional barriers to inclusion for people with disabilities, while celebrating success through diversity and inclusion. 
  • Identify how to realistically apply inclusive play in your programs or practice as a useful tool for building confidence, motivation and movement. 

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Brandi Heather is respected as an award-winning, Leader in Diversity & Inclusion showcasing 20+ years of success developing, directing and optimizing innovative disability inclusion and diversity strategies/programs for industry leaders.

Brandi possesses exceptional academic qualifications including a Master of Arts in Physical Education/Special Education and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta with certification in Foundations of Play Therapy and Advanced Theory & Techniques in Play Therapy.  She is also an out-of-the-box, visionary thinker committed to driving diversity goals, boosting awareness and building organizational competency.

She is a world-class educator and speaker who utilizes the power of play to assist organizations to navigate diversity, inclusion, change management, communication, self-care, mental, and physical health.