National Conference on
Children with Sensitivities

Allergy and Environmental Health Association of Canada (AEHA)
Ottawa Branch

Ottawa, 31 May - 1 June 1996


Proceedings


Friday, 31 May 1996

6:00 p.m.
Registration and exhibits.

7:30 p.m.
Dr. Doris J. Rapp, "Practical Answers to Common Learning and Health Problems: Schools, Housing and Diet"; introduced by Barbara McElgunn, Learning Disabilities Association of Canada.

9:30 p.m.
Reception and book signing by Dr. Doris J. Rapp.

Saturday, 1 June 1996

Host
Dr. W. Greg Booth, DDS, President, Allergy and Environmental Health Association of Canada.

8:30 a.m.
Registration and exhibits.

9:30 a.m.
Dr. Doris J. Rapp, "Practical Ways to Resolve Environmental and Allergy Problems Caused by Housing, School Environments and Diet".

10:50 a.m.
"Healthy Schools for Children with Sensitivities" with Dr. Doris J. Rapp; Reg Barsoum, the Waterloo County Board of Education; Heather Holden, parent advocate, Halton Board of Education; Sue Baker, Education Officer, Ontario Ministry of Education and Training; moderated by Roy Cooper, President, Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario.

12:30 p.m.
Organic and vegetarian Awards Luncheon for participants; exhibits.

12:30 p.m.
Physicians' luncheon with Dr. Doris J. Rapp, hosted by Dr. Edward Ellis, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton Health Department.

2:00 p.m.
"Celebrating Success: Breakthroughs for Children with Sensitivities" with Heather Holden, parent advocate, Halton Board of Education; Dr. Bill Mahoney, Ontario Medical Association's representative to the government's special education advisory committee; Ian C. Morton, Ontario Lung Association; moderated by Bruce Small, on behalf of AEHA Ottawa.

3:20 p.m.
"Healthy Housing for Children with Sensitivities" with Ed Lowans, environment and health consultant; Bruce Small, Green Eclipse Incorporated; John Nelms, homeowner; and Debra Wright, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation; moderated by Ken Drolet, Barrhaven Non-Profit Housing, Incorporated.

4:30 p.m.
"Environmental Health Clinic Update" with Dr. Frank Foley and Dr. Anna Rose Spina, Womens' College Hospital, Toronto.

5:00 p.m.
"Hospital Guidelines for Children with Sensitivities" with Dr. Lynn Marshall, Past President, and Dr. John Molot, President, Canadian Society for Environmental Medicine; Leslirae Rotor, MA, MSc, and Elizabeth Hare, AEHA Canada.

Printed resources, including pamphlets and a kit for parents and schools are available at a nominal cost. To request materials, contact:

Elizabeth Hare
Conference Chair
National Conference on Children with Sensitivities

Media inquiries:

Chris Brown
Publicity and Fundraising
National Conference on Children with Sensitivities

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