International Development Through Sport


Heather worked as a Disability Sports Program Officer in Trinidad and Tobago for 9 months through the IDS program. She worked within the Special Education Unit of the Ministry of Education to develop and implement sporting programs/events for children with various disabilities. She held a workshop on fundamental motor skills for teachers of “special” schools, and gave a seminar on movement analysis and adaptation to sport. Heather founded, established, and directed Camp ABLE (Active Bodies, Leadership & Esteem) – an annual sports leadership development camp for students who are deaf or hearing-impaired from various Caribbean countries.