Kerry Duncan

Kerry Duncan [T: @Kerry_Duncan] has long been involved in disability advocacy and support work. Her older brother Todd lives with developmental disabilities. Their close relationship led her to social work. She’s worked as Service Coordinator for the Centre for Students with Disabilities at the University of Ottawa’s student union. She helped create the union’s Accessibility Committee. She worked to make the University campus more inclusive and accessible by ensuring that relevant standards were met, facilitating discussions about barriers and discrimination on campus, and by providing active listening and suicide intervention support services. She previously worked as a Recreational Support Worker with Community Living Meaford, Ontario, Canada, in developing individual recreation plans for adults with developmental disabilities living in supported group homes. She works with Recreational Respite Inc., helping to develop RecreACTIVE as a community-based program.