With over 25 years of professional experience in her field, Sheila Casemore is the Director of Client Services at Spinal Cord Injury Ontario where she is known for her dynamic leadership skills and unmatched expertise in community development.
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario’s mission is to deliver and champion excellence in service, support and advocacy for and with people with spinal cord injury.
Peer to peer. Strength to strength. These few words of their new tagline capture the core of SCIO, as their Peer Program brings peers together to share insights and experience from injury to recovery to rehab to achieving personal life goals. The challenging journey of life with a spinal cord injury (SCI) is a complex and surprising one, with each day bringing new ways to move from strength to strength.
Leading the way: SCIO follows their founders’ lead every day as they work to increase the health, mobility and options of those living with spinal cord injury and other disabilities all across this province. It’s a profoundly important job that is accomplished through an unwavering commitment to the person behind the disability, and by maintaining active relationships with the people and communities we serve and work alongside. They are experts in SCI and serve people with all disabilities.
● As a registered Canadian charity, SCIO inspires organizations and individuals to learn about issues relating to living with a spinal cord injury, and to take philanthropic action to effect change.
● They work with municipal and provincial governments to make changes on systemic levels.
● They work together with health care providers across Ontario to protect the health and well-being of people living with spinal cord injury.
● And they work directly with our clients and their families in large and small communities throughout the long and challenging journey from injury to recovery to rehabilitation to independent living.
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario has always been about making life with SCI easier and increasing knowledge around disability and accessibility. Which is why they are proud of their new social venture, Cortree Disability Education Centre. It’s where people with SCI and other physical disabilities and their families can go for info on relevant topics such as Choosing a Wheelchair, Pain Management, Sexual Health and Vehicle Modification. It’s also where business and medical pros can go for important expert training to include mediation services and specialized Personal Support Worker Training. To learn more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheila holds her Bachelor’s degree in Food & Nutrition from a university in Canada and is a member of PAVRO, a volunteer management organization. Moving forward, she plans on mentoring women in the healthcare fields and hopes to network as much as possible with like minded professionals worldwide.
In her spare time, Sheila enjoys vegan cooking and is a dog lover.
International Society of Female Professionals Member, Sheila Casemore, can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.