Startup Canada Resilient Entrepreneur Award

Shawn Smith |Founder, Don’t Dis-my-ability Consultation Services Inc.

An entrepreneur, innovator, advocate for persons with disabilities, and a psychotherapist. In 2014, Shawn Smith founded Don’t Dis-my-ability Consultation Services Inc., an innovative company specializing in the emerging field of Neurodiversity.  At the age 30, he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Inattentive Type, and began his journey of self-growth and entrepreneurship. Through Don’t Dis-my-ability, Shawn provides counselling and coaching services to individuals with non-visible disabilities including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and other learning disabilities. Whether it’s his fellow entrepreneurs, family, or business executives, he is giving individuals a voice and ways to navigate the world around them.