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Meet our Partners

FormEdOn

Smita Srivastava brings her extensive expertise as an educator and inclusion specialist to LETSknow as a valued consultant. Her passion for disability inclusion and commitment to fostering diversity enrich our collaborative efforts in creating an inclusive educational landscape.

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Smita Srivastava, a British Columbia and California certified educator and inclusion specialist, is the founder of FormEdOn. With a master’s degree in special education and over 12 years of experience in providing disability support services, Smita is a passionate advocate for disability inclusion. Her extensive background includes serving as an educator in the student services department of the public school system, where she supported students with diverse needs.

Smita has also worked as a Learning Consultant for homeschooled students with low-incidence disabilities and contributed to the Federal Learning Disability project in the construction and mining industry as a Learning Specialist. Her expertise extends to serving as an inclusion and accessibility advisor at Accessible Places, BC, Dasuns, Uganda, and LETSknow, ON.

At FormEdOn, Smita plays a pivotal role in assisting students and jobseekers in achieving their educational and employment goals. She provides direct support to employers and educational institutions in planning and implementing accommodation strategies.

FormEdOn has swiftly become a renowned organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families with disabilities. They offer comprehensive services, including academic support, job placement with inclusive employers, assistance in finding accessible housing, disability tax credit consultation, disability awareness training, and collaboration on inclusion projects.

LETSknow is proud to collaborate closely with Smita and FormEdOn on initiatives aimed at enhancing educational opportunities for students with disabilities. Together, we are committed to empowering teachers with support programs that equip them to work effectively with students of all abilities. Our collective mission is to create a supportive and inclusive educational landscape that embraces the unique needs and abilities of every individual.

Smita Srivastava, founder of FormEdOn

For more information about FormEdOn and their remarkable work, please visit their website at www.formedon.ca

Second Chance Immigration Services

We are pleased to introduce Marouane Cherkaoui, a valued partner and a regulated Canadian immigration consultant (RCIC) at Second Chance Immigration Solutions.

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Marouane specializes in assisting individuals who aspire to study or work in Canada. Marouane provides comprehensive guidance and support as an experienced RCIC to help people find the right programs and navigate the complexities of the visa application process. Marouane’s expertise and university collaborations in Canada make him a valuable resource for students seeking educational opportunities in the country.

As part of our partnership with Marouane and Second Chance Immigration Solutions, LETSknow registered students can benefit from a complimentary consultation. This exclusive offer allows students to receive personalized advice and insights to enhance their educational journey in Canada.

In addition, we are exploring joint initiatives with FormEdOn and Second Chance Immigration Solutions. This will allow us to develop programs specifically tailored for disabled students to study in Canada. Our shared vision is to provide the necessary help and support to ensure the success of disabled students in Canada. By leveraging our expertise and resources, we aim to create inclusive educational environments that empower students with disabilities to thrive.

We are excited about the potential of these collaborations and the positive impact they will have on students’ lives. We are dedicated to breaking down barriers and fostering equal access to education for all.

LETSknow extends our sincere appreciation to Marouane for his invaluable support and expertise in assisting students with their immigration and visa needs. We are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with Second Chance Immigration Solutions. We look forward to continuing our joint efforts in supporting students’ educational aspirations.

Marouane Cherkaoui

For more information about Second Chance Immigration Solutions and their services, please visit their website at www.secondchanceimmigration.com.

 

Accessible Places

As a valued consultant for LETSknow, Alfred Rochon extends his expertise in accessibility and inclusive design to help shape the educational services offered. His commitment to fostering equitable learning environments aligns perfectly with LETSknow’s mission, ensuring that learners of all backgrounds and abilities can thrive.

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Alfred Rochon is a dedicated professional with a passion for enhancing accessibility and inclusivity in spaces for all. He has honed his expertise through a comprehensive course with The Rick Hansen Foundation and Athabasca University, culminating in his certification as an Accessibility Assessor and accreditation from the CSA Group. Alfred is a proud member of the esteemed group of RHFAC Professionals, listed in their directory, and fully equipped to assess and rate spaces for accessibility.

With over three decades of experience in construction and design, Alfred brings a wealth of knowledge to the field. He specializes in helping individuals and organizations analyze their spaces for accessibility, working closely with clients to achieve their accessibility goals. His commitment to creating inclusive environments extends beyond his profession, as he also serves as a HandyDART User Advisor and volunteers with the Neil Squire Society as a 3D Printer volunteer.

Alfred Rochon’s dedication to accessibility doesn’t stop there. He is an active member of several organizations, including the Community of Accessible Employers and Kits CAN. Moreover, he is delighted to announce his dealership for EVAC+CHAIRS Canada and Easy Mobility in British Columbia, further expanding his ability to provide quality accessibility solutions.

With a mission to deliver detailed space assessments, comprehensive reports, and recommendations for top-tier accessibility products, Alfred Rochon and Accessible Places aim to make spaces safer and more functional for daily living. Their unwavering vision is to be your trusted partner on the journey toward creating spaces that truly accommodate everyone, ensuring that it’s indeed a place for all.

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For more information about Accessible Places and their services please visit their website www.accessibleplaces.ca

Together, LETSknow and our esteemed partners strive to make a difference in the lives of students by providing the help, support, and opportunities they deserve.

If you have any questions about our partners and partnerships, or are interested in partnering with LETSknow contact us