November 2014 Network Update

Here’s the latest news on the work of a few of our Collaborating Partners. For a full list of The Sandbox Project’s Collaborating and Corporate partners, please click here and here. To become a collaborative or corporate partner of The Sandbox Project (or if your logo is missing from our partners page), please contact us.

Ability Online will celebrate the International Day for Persons with Disabilities by hosting a dinner gala on December 3 at the Granite Club. Dr. Anne Snowdon, Chair of the Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation and former Sandbox Project Injury Prevention Co-Chair, will be on hand as the keynote speaker. For more information on Ability Online, please visit the website and follow @Ability_Online on Twitter. 

Active for Life provides resources, activities, and friendly tips for developing kids’ physical literacy. Parents visit AFL for fun activities and informative articles. Educators and recreation professionals visit them for physical literacy lesson plans and resource links. To learn more, visit the Active For Life website and follow them @ActiveForLife on Twitter.

The Play Safe Initiative (PSI) is a collaborative approach to reducing injury in sport and recreation. Led by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Lakehead University, PSI has partnered with more than 30 organizations in health, education, recreation and sport to reduce injury risk. On Wednesday February 4, 2015, you are invited to “Change, Challenge and Opportunity: an interdisciplinary symposium on injury prevention in sport and recreation,” a day of presentations and discussions focused on injury prevention in sport and recreation. PSI is pleased to announce that Dr. Julia Alleyne, Chief Medical Officer for the 2015 Toronto Pan and Parapan American Games, will deliver the keynote address. Register here or visit the Play Safe Initiative website.