Media Invitation (Day 2) - The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Seminar

LAVAL, QC, April 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, at The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Seminar, about 100 young amputees will attend information sessions created especially for them.


April 25, 2015


Hôtel Sheraton Laval
2440, autoroute des Laurentides
Laval, Quebec


The media are invited to attend the following sessions:

9:00 AM     PLAY AND LEARN (Duvernay Room)
Educational games for Champs aged 5 and under allowing them to play using their artificial limbs.

9:00 AM     PLAYSAFE (Auteuil-Vimont Room)
Champs aged 6 to 11 will learn how to become a "Safety Ambassador" in order to raise awareness about safety among their peers.

10:15 AM     HEALTHY LIVING FOR AMPUTEES (Laval 3/Terrebonne/Chomedey Rooms)
This session is packed with information on how amputees can lead healthy lives. They will get some very practical tips and advice on the day-to-day challenges of living with amputation.

1:00 PM     LIFE AS A CHAMP (Laval 3 Room)
CHAMP Graduate Frédérique Bédard, a left hand amputee, will share her many positive experiences and will explain how she has overcome her amputation to enjoy life to the fullest.

1:30 PM     AMPUTEES IN ACTION (Laval 3 Room)
Champs will demonstrate the artificial limbs and devices they use for recreational activities.

1:30 PM     CAREER SESSION (Terrebonne Room)
Super Champs will receive advice on how to succeed in the workforce.



For further information: Bénédicte Bertrand, Communications Director, Cellphone: 514 943-0988


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