Ally Recognition Award

2018 Ally Recognition Award Winner

SAIPA is proud to present Claire Davies with the 2018 Ally Recognition Award.

Claire is a wonderful support to adults with disabilities, always listening and respecting different points of view. Promoting inclusion for all citizens, Claire encourages people to learn leadership and self-advocacy skills. Claire supports advocates to be involved in SRSAN, helping them to understand their roles. Claire’s bright smile and great attitude make her a joy to be with. Claire works hard and we are proud to honour her!

About this Award

SAIPA inspires people with developmental disabilities to drive change in their communities as engaged and empowered citizens. We know that we cannot do our work alone. This award recognizes the time, dedication and commitment of businesses, individuals, organizations, families and staff who help people with disabilities become engaged in the community through opportunity, skill development and advocacy. Since this award was created in 2008, we have had the privilege of honouring seven allies. Nominations are open during the first three months of the year; winners are chosen by SAIPA’s Board of Directors.

Who can be nominated?

The nominee can be a business, family, organization or support staff. Self-nominations are not accepted. The nominee is someone who supports individuals to speak on their own behalf, and



Ally Recognition Nomination Form

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  • Explain in 200 words or less why the person you nominated should win. Your explanation must be at least 50 words. The deadline for nominations is March 31st, 2019. The winner of the award will be announced in May 2019.


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