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Tools to support employees with Episodic Disabilities 

Apr 5, 2023 | Online
April 5, 2023 1:00 pm - April 5, 2023 2:00 pm
Time Zone: EST


This one-hour session is designed to provide an overview of episodic disabilities (these include arthritis, MS, HIV, Long COVID, depression, diabetes, and more. For additional information please visit this link) and includes information that promotes inclusion of mental health conditions, addressing workplace stigma, best practices for developing a culture of accommodation, and tools to build a supportive and accessible workplace for those living with episodic disability. This session is perfect for: 

  • Team Leads
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Executives
  • Managers

Your Speaker

Melissa Egan is the National Lead, Episodic Disabilities at Realize . She has worked in the field of health education for over 20 years as a presenter and facilitator, developing and delivering training to diverse audiences across Canada. She has experience using community-engaged research evidence to inform policy and believes this is vital in creating lasting practice change and effective KTE tools. Melissa brings a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility to her work. Melissa holds a BA and a BEd and is nearly done a Masters of Education at OISE – University of Toronto.

Melissa Egan
National Lead, Episodic Disabilities