The United Nations has declared December 3rd, 2011 to be International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year’s theme is “Together for a better world for all: Including persons with disabilities in development”. Communities around the world are being encouraged to promote the need for inclusion for persons with disabilities through various activities.
The Essex County Accessibility Advisory Committee is planning a Wheelchair Basketball Game in recognition of International Day for Persons with Disabilities.
Members of Essex County Council and staff will play against teachers and students on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Western Secondary School, 5791 North Townline, Amherstburg, ON N9V 2Y9.