Sarah White is the founder of Acede Consulting Group Inc. Acede brings together the knowledge, experience and skills needed to assist organizations to effectively become more accessible, inclusive and age-friendly. In October 2015 Sarah won the AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Award.
As a subject matter expert, she has provided information and insight on accessibility for various media, associations, and business groups. The Human Rights Legal Support Centre has acknowledged Sarah White as an expert witness to testify on matters concerning accessibility before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Sarah authored articles in “Municipal World” magazine, “Condo Living” and “Legal Aid Newsletter”. She has been a guest speaker for the Ontario Hospital Association’s Accessibility Conference in 2008, 2009 and 2010, , Conservation Ontario, Excellence Canada, Durham College, and others. Most recently, she was a guest speaker at the Law Society of Upper Canada on the Duty to Accommodate. Sarah has also been a guest speaker at various forums and workshops organized by the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario.
Sarah also specializes in the area of mental health with regard to the Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Standard and in Mental Health First Aid, of which she is an instructor.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Social Science, and a Diploma in Adult Education, a diploma in Mental Health Studies, is an ISO Lead Auditor, a MHFA Instructor and a Certified Municipal Manager.