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Breaking the ICE Conference

Breaking the ICE 2017 Conference


October 28 - 29, 2017
Novotel Toronto North York
3 Park Home Avenue, North York, Ontario

Breaking the ICE conference 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.

This conference is designed to bring the community of people who use AAC together to share ideas, learn from each other, and create new friendships.

Who Should Attend:
  • People who rely on AAC
  • Friends and family of people who rely on AAC
  • Parents of young people using AAC
  • Teachers
  • Clinicians
  • Community Workers
  • Students in graduate studies
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 reducing the feeelings of isolation that people who use AAC often describe
Jackson and Kelly

"It opened my eyes and my son's eyes as to what can be achieved. It lit a fire for him."


Alexis Dickson
Education and Health Promotion Coordinator
March of Dimes Canada
416-425-3463 ext.7756

Thank you to our current and past

Isaac Canada MicroComputer Science tobii dyvanox
PACE Independent Living OFCP CAYA
Ideas for Independent Living Effort Trust H4S
Quillsoft Ontario Trillium Foundation Access Independent Living Services
 North Yorkers for Disabled Persons
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Breaking the ICE participants
"There isn't a price one can put on the wisdom and advice Augmentative Communication users can give to each other."