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PACE is a proud sponsor of Breaking the ICE 2017

PACE is proud to be a gold sponsor of the Breaking the Ice Conference - October 28 and 29, 2017.  PACE will be providing the attendant services at this year’s event.

Breaking the ICE Canada 2017 Conference

Novotel Toronto North York

3 Park Home Avenue, North York, Ontario

What does ICE stand for?

I = Independence

C = Community

E = Empowerment

What is Breaking the Ice?

Breaking the ICE is a client-focused conference for people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). 

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). 

About PACE

Guy in wheelchair with woman standing next to himPACE is a non profit community support service organization that provides support services to adults with disabilities.

PACE became an accredited agency with Accreditation Canada in 2010. Accreditation Canada is an organization that works with health care organizations to improve quality, safety, staff and client experience and satisfaction.  PACE uses Accreditation Canada’s program as the basis for continuous quality improvement. In 2013, PACE was awarded the status of “Accredited with Commendation”. The commendation recognition means that we not only met the basic requirements but, surpassed them. This is an upgrade of our initial “Accredited” status.

PACE’s services to Clients are provided in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy of ‘Independent Living’.

Attendant Outreach

Guy at swimming pool receiving a towel

Attendant Outreach Services

PACE provides personal support services to adults with disabilities.  Services are provided on a pre-booked basis.  These services are provided between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to midnight, seven-days a week and can be offered in the individual’s home, school or workplace.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible applicants must:

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