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The Examination for Discovery – Vocationally

Getting ready for an examination for discovery? The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) lists eight easy steps to do just that, not the least of which is Step Seven: Prepare a list of discovery questions. But what exactly should these questions be? The list is as numerous and varied...
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Celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities!

  Fashion model Angela Rockwood working again after a car crash left her wheelchair-bound.      “Removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all.” So reads United Nations Enable’s theme for today, December 3rd, the 2012 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD 2012). UN Enable’s website challenges...
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Top Marks for Vocational Assessments

How to Score Top Marks for aQuality Vocational Assessment School’s back — and with a record-breaking start from the donors and volunteers of the 2012 Supplies forStudents Program. This annual initiative of the Thames Valley Education Foundation distributed over 1,700 backpacks filled with school supplies this year throughout the city...
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The Building Blocks of a Quality Report…

What You Need to Get Started We are often asked by lawyers what we need from them to get started on writing a Future Care Cost or Vocational Report. It comes up often enough that we decided to put together a checklist of the items typically needed to create a...
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Season’s Greetings…

  Season’s Greetings from the Spencer Experts team. We wish you a safe and happy holiday season.       Think of us for 2012: If you or a colleague is handling a case needing vocational expertise, be sure to contact Spencer Experts to find out how we can help....
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To Wish List or Not To Wish List…

4 Tips on How to Decide What Should Be Included in a Future Care Cost Report   A Future Care Cost (FCC) report typically includes: attendant care, transportation, home and vehicle modifications, medication, medical and rehabilitation services and often vocational needs and losses. Now within these services, how much should...
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Spencer Experts heeds a more accessible Ontario

A record low voter turnout at this month’s provincial election might have had many Ontarians wondering where everyone’s gone, but an earlier report talked about at least one thing helping bring people to the polls. Elections Ontario used new equipment this year for the first time in a province-wide vote,...
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2011 International Symposium on Life Care Planning – Spencer Experts was there!

As anticipated, Spencer Experts expert Life Care Planners Phyllis Spencer and Dana Weldon travelled to Scottsdale, Arizona this month to attend this 17th annual International Symposium on Life Care Planning. Themed “Technology and Practice Innovations in Life Care Planning,” this year’s symposium featured more than 30 experts on topics related to...
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Phyllis Spencer Interviewed – Canada Claims Magazine

Phyllis Spencer, founder of Spencer Experts: Future Care Costs & Vocational Experts was interviewed by Craig Harris of Canada Claims Magazine in the February/March 2011 edition. The article highlights the importance of working with a qualified Life Care Planner (Spencer’s Life Care Planners are certified and qualified with decades of...
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