Have a look in the Briefcase and discover:
November 1 – 2, 2005 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Unprecedented National Standards on Arthritis Prevention and Care Delivered to Federal and Provincial Health Ministers
Based on their experience in attending and participating in conferences and workshops, as well as serving as members of conference planning committees, CAPA members Anne Dooley, Catherine Hofstetter, Cheryl Koehn and Anne Lyddiatt created a Conference Planning Checklist to help ensure access of people living with arthritis and other disabilities to all such events. A wide variety of Canadian and International groups and organizations are finding it a useful reference. Conference Planning Checklist.
Based on lengthy experience as a Resource and Special Needs teacher, CAPA member and JIA patient, Delia Cooper, has written a parent’s guide for supporting a child with JIA during his/her early years at school. This guide provides many helpful suggestions to make the initial transition to school, the yearly September entrance, as well as the daily work and educational expectations, positive and rewarding experiences for all parties involved.