Event Type: Free Webinar
Speakers: Pam Wener, and Desirée Chaker
Date: May 18, 2021 at 8 pm EST
About Pam Wener
Pam Wener has a BA in Early Childhood Education. She is a now a retired early childhood educator who taught for 3 decades. For the last 14 years as a Certified Laughter Leader with the World Laughter Tour, she has been leading workshops on the health benefits of laughter. Additionally, since 2013, she has performed stand up comedy at open mikes in clubs around Montreal. Pam has been a dedicated volunteer of MCLD for 27 years, and is currently the Vice- President. She is also the married mother of 3 adult children.
About Desirée Chaker
Having been diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 27, Desirée has spent decades advocating for people with learning disabilities. After graduating from Concordia University as a Family Life Educator, she was chosen by the provincial government in 1999 to design Quebec’s first service program for adults with learning disabilities, and she’s been tirelessly working to build awareness and help people who have learning disabilities overcome the difficulties they face.