Inclusive Communication: Fostering Effective and Respectful Interaction | GPSC419


Communication can take different forms, written, face-to-face, online, group or collaborative, and digital. This workshop will focus on the importance of using inclusive and non-ableist language when communicating with peers, co-workers, employers, and instructors. Using inclusive language can help build stronger relationships and further your ability to thrive in an increasingly diverse society.

Learning Objectives

In this workshop, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of visible and invisible disabilities
  • Review the evolution of language use
  • Discuss the impact of language choices on diverse individuals and groups 
  • Improve peer relationships
  • Develop practical skills to adapt communication to be more inclusive and respectful of diverse perspectives 

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by the Equity Office


Event details

Workshop location

Sir George Williams

Start date

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

End date

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Workshop days



From 11:00 to 12:30


Anna Barrafato


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Registration deadline

Sunday, March 24, 2024

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