ABILITY ONLINE & ABILITY GIVES PROGRAM
Executive Director: Michelle McClure
Michelle McClure has been involved with Ability Online since 1990 and is currently the Executive Director. As a Recreation Therapist at Hugh MacMillan Rehabilitation Centre (now Holland Bloorview Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital), she introduced the therapeutic value of Ability Online in the rehabilitation of children with disabilities. Michelle successfully completed The Executive Program at York in 2001. Her business acumen is complemented by her exceptional understanding of children with disabilities through her Masters Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from the University of Waterloo. Professional achievements: recipient of the Community Action Award (Ontario Government), nominated for the Women on the Move award ; recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waterloo (2008). Michelle currently sits on the Mental Health Working Group of The Sandbox Project and is a professional member of Therapeutic Recreation Ontario.