Member Profile

Lisa Bendall

Photo: Ian Parker 2005

Freelance writer and book author Lisa Bendall grew up near Ottawa and was educated at the University of Toronto. Her articles appear in national magazines and newspapers such as Reader’s Digest, Today’s Parent and Canadian Living. Lisa lives in Toronto with her husband, daughter and thriving perennial garden.

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After Disability: A Guide to Getting on with Life. Key Porter Books, 2006.
Raising a Kid with Special Needs: The Complete Canadian Guide. Key Porter, 2008.


Winner, Seventeen Magazine 1991 Short Fiction Contest
Finalist, Writers’ Union of Canada 1996 Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers
Honourable Mention, National Magazine Awards, 2009
Best Health Blog Award, Embrace Life category, 2011
Excellence in Urology Health Reporting Award, American Urological Association, 2011
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :


Presentation Description

Lisa addresses audiences about good deeds and their inspiring ripple effects. She also speaks on topics related to disability issues.

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