Nutrition and Kitchen Accessibility

This course shares simple eating tips to help you create a consistent eating plan. Topics include:

  • Kitchen accessibility – to help you design your space to save energy and maximize your independence
  • Nutrition for people with disabilities – why it matters and what you can do about it
  • Healthy, fast and easy recipes – a few ideas to get you started on a simple, affordable and consistent eating plan

Several people with expertise in nutrition and kitchen accessibility contributed to this course.

Kathy Pringle has been a practicing Occupational Therapist, Accessibility Consultant and mobility equipment authorizer in Ontario for more than three decades. She has a diploma in Architectural Technology and teaches other OTs about home modification. Kathy advises clients and insurance providers on home accommodations to meet individual needs.

Joanne Smith is a Certified Nutrition Practitioner whose practice specializes in creating customized nutrition protocols for people with disabilities. She is the co-author of Eat Well Live Well with Spinal Cord Injury & Other Neurological Conditions, the first nutrition book dedicated to addressing the unique nutritional needs of people with spinal cord injuries, and is a regular nutrition columnist for several magazines in Canada and the USA. Joanne's expertise in the disability community comes from her personal experience of living with a spinal cord injury for over thirty years, as well as her years as the Host & Producer of a Gemini award winning program "Moving On" and "Accessibility in Action".

Glen Bugg owns a successful electrical services company near Peterborough, Ontario. Now five years post spinal cord injury, Glen is doing great. He shared photos of his kitchen renovation funded through auto insurance benefits.

Instructor Name Cortree
Cost CA$34.99
Run Time 30:00
Access Duration Indefinite access after purchase
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