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Jewelles is currently on the board of directors for NEADS (National Educational Association of Disabled Students), and Chairperson of CCD (Council of Canadians with Disabilities).

Smith is currently project lead with the Revelstoke Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative (CYMHSU), funded by Doctors of BC, and the Province of BC and under the provincial, Shared Care Collaborative. Smith is the BC project coordinator for a national project with DAWN-RAFH Canada: The Legislation, Policy and Services Responses to Violence Against Women with disabilities and Deaf Women in Canada (LPS), funded by Status of Women Canada. 

She previously worked as a consultant and project coordinator for DAWN-RAFH Canada (DisAbled Women’s Network), including The National Accessibility and Accommodation Survey of women’s shelters. She has published numerous articles on women, mothering, and disability in academic journals, mainstream magazines, and newspapers. She has worked with the Interdisciplinary Disability Inclusive Research Collaborative (IDIRC) as a project coordinator and research assistant. As well, she has presented many papers at conferences and forums related to these topics. 

 

 

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