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We are proud to announce that we are now known as Sensity Deafblind and Sensory Support Network of Canada, or Sensity for short.


Sensity delivered on Feb. 20 in the rematch against W. Ross Macdonald School (WRMS).

“Hello and welcome to Sensity vs. WRMS round two! Hopefully we don’t do so terrible and I hope you’re as excited as I am” teased WRMS student Cerenna.

Yi-Min led with the first goal with the assist from John Jr. putting WRMS on thin ice right away.

“Go Sensity!” cheered Meaghan

Scoring another goal for Team Sensity was VP of the Deafblind program at WRMS, Lynne Osasuyi.

In the net Jordan, Steven and Daniel alternated periods.

Together the three men made 13 saves and Sensity beat WRMS 6-1.

“I thought it was great we could accommodate Steven and Jordan who played net on a chair and Dan in his wheelchair” shared Brian Shypula.

Shout-out to Cerenna for organizing the second match with Jay, and thank you to WRMS students and staff for their participation.

Sensity continues to hold bragging right after last week’s rematch.

Lots of new goodies hopping into the RC Store ready for Easter from Kimberly, Alecia, Jordan, Michelle and Cody.
47 days until Easter…make someone’s Easter eggs-tra special with these unique one of a kind gifts!
Hippy-hoppty down to 50 Main Street in Paris or contact store coordinator, Mike Merritt

Kyla is joining Sensity from her final year of Bachelors of Music Therapy (BMT) at Wilfrid Laurier University. Kyla has experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Dementia and Alzheimer's. Kyla was on Team Canada for the International Presentation of Performers in Los Angles and has won first in the Norfolk Talent Competition. Kyla has been writing music since she was a child. Kyla has written music for different genres including pop, country, folk and classical. She has also written an EP CD titled Kyla Lance.

During her time with Sensity, Kyla will be involved in Music Therapy sessions and also lead individual sessions with staff using the ImmersX vibro tactile chair by combining music and imagery.


We joined Mickey Mouse and friends as they looked back on his favourite Disney memories and heroes at Budweiser Gardens in London for “Disney on Ice”
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The Canadian premiere of Feeling Through, a coming of age short film about the unlikely connection between a teen without a home and a man who is deafblind. It is the first film ever to feature a deafblind actor in a lead role. The Feeling Through Experience includes a documentary and panel discussion with director Doug Roland and deafblind actor Robert Tarango.

Jason A. Corning, a deafblind CEO and founder of Three Monkeys Communication LLC, is one of our keynote speakers. Jason will present Deafblind on the Move. This presentation is for anyone who is looking for an inspirational experience. Gather tips on overcoming the challenges of going to college, finding a job, living independently and travelling with a service animal.

Former Sensity board member, future lawyer and accessibility and film critic Michael McNeely will present a preview of his documentary, Advocacy Club, followed by a Q&A. Advocacy Club is an examination of three women who are deafblind women who attend the Canadian Helen Keller Centre and how they advocate. Advocacy Club will premiere at the ReelAbilities Film Festival in Toronto in May.
Amy Dino, a registered psychotherapist and neurologic music therapist, will give a presentation on Music Therapy.

Three individuals who are deafblind will take part in a panel discussion with the audience.

Janet Menard, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, will give a presentation and take questions. The MCCSS funds non-profit organizations that provide Intervenor Services for people who are deafblind.
Representatives from the Barrie office of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services will give a presentation and take questions about the Ontario Disability Support Program.

Angela Mayen-Obregon, coordinator of the Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf-Blind, and Ila Snare, who is deafblind, will give a presentation on the Canadian Deafblind Camp held annually near Winnipeg.

Lawyer Ed Vance will gives a presentation on will and trusts.Eddy has a long history of volunteering within the local community and has donated his time to elite amateur sports. In previous years, he has volunteered for the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport and for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Para-Olympic Games.
Canadian startup ImmersX Tactile Body Immersion will demo its Vibro-Tactile Chair. Using proprietary technology, the chair separates different frequencies in music and maps them to different parts of the bodies. People sitting in the chair feel the low frequencies, such as a bass, on the backs of their thighs and backside, mid frequencies in their lower back and high frequencies around their shoulders.

HR specialist Jenn Kapin will give a presentation on Sensity’s new employee recognition program.

Sensity training coordinator Lindsay Border will give a presentation on planning meaningful activities for people who are deafblind.
Sensity intervenor services coordinators Ala Benish and Kim Hiltz will present Teams of Champions, highlighting the four pillars of intervention.

Deafblind Network of Ontario Coordinator Michelle Borton will give a presentation on the new single point of access application process for Access Intervenor Services,
  • Centennial College in Toronto on March 2nd at Ashtonbee Community Studies Job Fair from 12:30 p.m. to 03:00 p.m.
  • Conestoga College on March 12th from 11:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
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