“In three seconds my life was turned upside down”
“As I lay staring at the ceiling struggling to get up, I had no idea what was ahead of me” Prior to his accident in November 2014, Chris’ life was unremarkably “normal”. Just over six years ago, he slipped and fell in his bathroom and injured his neck. Unable to move he lay there paralyzed for 14 hours until his mother discovered him laying in the bathtub. His injury took him through the A-Z of the healthcare system. Starting with a 911 call, emergency room surgery, ICU, inpatient, rehab, outpatient, follow-ups, research groups advocacy, and volunteering. Miraculously he survived to tell his story. Hear how his strength, determination, and faith helped him survive and resculpt his purpose to create a quality-of-life few thought was possible. Contact [email protected] for details and availability.
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Past Keynote Events:
1LHIN’s – Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network
2MoH – Ministry of Health Ontario
3MaRS – formerly, Medical and Related Sciences, now Discovery District
4OT – Occupational Therapists
5ACAT – Advisory Committee on Accessible Transit
6TTC – Toronto Transit Commision
7SCIO – Spinal Cord Injury of Ontario
8The Institute for Education Research
9University of Toronto