"Empowering the Now for Future Change"
November 1, 2019, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dalhousie Community Centre
5432 Dalhart Road, NW, Calgary Alberta
What is it?
ICE Alberta is a consumer-centered conference aimed at helping people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems to develop their lives to the best of their abilities.
The purpose of the conference is to provide individuals who use AAC an opportunity to learn from each other, create meaningful relationships in the community, and have a platform to share ideas and feelings.
The conference engages participants who are underserved in the community, with the goal of promoting Independence, Community inclusion, and Empowerment (ICE).
View the Breaking The ICEalberta 2019 Brochure
"An amazing opportunity to show the powerful minds that use AAC."
"It opened my eyes and my son’s eyes as to what can be achieved. It lit a fire for him."
Who is it for?
- People who use AAC
- Friends and family of people who use AAC
- Parents of young people using AAC
- Community Workers
- Students in graduate studies
All are welcome to attend, observe, learn and network with the wide variety of people attending the conference.
Goals of Breaking the ICE Conference:
- Provide a forum to discuss issues of importance to people who use AAC
- Promote awareness of AAC and the interests of people who use AAC
- Provide an opportunity for people who use AAC to network with other people of similar experiences, as a way of increasing positive social interaction between peers and non-AAC user
|Supporter of AAC User
|Additional family member
|Registration at the door
* Registration deadline is October 1, 2019.
If interested in sponsoring or donating to the 2019 Breaking the ICE Alberta Conference, please contact:
March of Dimes Canada
3639 - 26 Street NE Calgary, AB T1Y 5E1
1-855-583-4637 ext. 2
Download the Breaking the ICE 2019 Sponsorship and Donation Form
Breaking The ICEalberta Brochure 2019
"Really helps to make you feel a part of the greater community."
"Gave me a feeling of empowerment. I would go again."
Conference Partners and Organizing Committee
ICEalberta is a collaborative projects kindly supported, organized and coordinated by International Society for AAC, Bridges
, Renfrew Education Services
, A.C.E.T.S., March of Dimes Canada
and people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
The ICE Alberta organization committee sincerely thanks Alberta Consortium on Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology (ACRAT)
and ISAAC Canada
for their generous financial support of this event.