HIDC 2024

High Incidence Disabilities Conference 2024

HIDC Conference 

This year we hosted our 3rd High Incidence Disabilities Conference on May 2 and 3, 2024 in Toronto, Ontario at the Delta Airport Toronto Hotel and Conference Centre. This year’s theme was: Navigating Assessment, Academic Accommodations, and Post-Secondary Supports in a Changing World. This event featured several well-respected and prominent keynote speakers in the fields of mental health, learning disabilities, and ADHD, as well as breakout workshops from other field experts.

Visit the HIDC website to learn more about HIDC 2024's amazing conference sessions and speakers. https://highincidencedisabilitiesin.sched.com/ 

Feel free to email hidc@queensu.ca with any questions or inquiries.

2024 Keynote Speakers

Check out the amazing lineup of keynote speakers who presented at HIDC 2024.

Building Resilience and Agency in Students in the Era of Social Media and Pop Psychology

Dr. Marcia Sirota
Psychiatrist

Healed Enough
In the telling of her story, Susan writes, sings and talks candidly about recovering (enough) from her own abuse, about stumbling into her celebrity, about re-connecting with her Inuit heritage and the choices to use all of this to become Healed Enough.

Susan Aglukark
Award winning recording artist and speaker

Accommodation of Students with Disabilities in the Higher Education Sector: the Legal Framework and Practical Strategies

Sari Springer
Human Rights Lawyer

Speaker Panel

Diverse perspectives on disability and their impact on accommodations and student supports in the post-secondary environment.

Moderated by Sari Springer, who will be joined by other professionals sharing diverse perspectives

Join us next time!

The ARCs host the HIDC conference every 5 years. We hope to see you at the next one!

In the meantime, keep your eyes peeled for information about the RARC Workshop taking place in Kingston, in May 2025. 

Visit the HIDC website for more information about the conference. 

Contact RARC at rarc@queensu.ca if you have questions or would like to hear about future future events.