CYDA Education Survey 2019

Children and Young People Australia ( CYDA) This national survey is collecting information about school experiences of students with disability and to learn more about what support is being provided.  Young people with disability and families are encouraged to participate. Your important information about the direct experiences of students with disability will be provided to […]

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MHPN Webinar: Do you have what it takes to engage with Indigenous people? 19 Sept

MHPN Webinar: Do you have what it takes to engage with Indigenous people? Speakers include rural general practitioner Dr Louis Peachey, psychologist Dr Jeff Nelson and psychiatric registrar Dr Mary Emeleus, in a discussion facilitated by Professor Steve Trumble. Read the case study on which the discussion will be based and review the speakers bios.  Date: Thursday 19 September Time: […]

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Webinar – Supporting Grieving People With An Intellectual Disability

Presenter: Dr. Kerim Munir The presentation will describe the topography of traumatic grief in children, adolescents as well as adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It will emphasize the need to screen for attachment, loss, separation and grief related regressions that may occur in individuals with IDD that may otherwise go unidentified. It will […]

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Survey – Parental satisfaction with mainstream education for children with ASD

Swinburne University wants to hear from parent of children with autism spectrum disorder in mainstream primary schools about how satisfied they are with their child’s education. You can have your say in this 30 minute online survey. All data provided is confidential, anonymous and not traceable. The results will be used to better inform educators, parents […]

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NDIS Planning Inquiry

The Australian Government has recently re-established its Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The Hon Kevin Andrews MP is the Chair of the committee. The committee is inviting individuals, groups and organisations to provide a written submission addressing issues of relevance. As part of the committee’s role to inquire into the implementation, […]

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Supported Independent Living Inquiry

The Australian Government has recently re-established its Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The Hon Kevin Andrews MP is the Chair of the committee. The committee is inviting individuals, groups and organisations to provide a written submission addressing issues of relevance. As part of the committee’s role to inquire into the implementation, […]

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MHPN’s Adelaide Sexual Abuse/Trauma network meeting – 9th Sept

Introducing the “Positive Lives Engagement Framework” as a method of engagement with children, young people and young adults with complex trauma backgrounds. About the session and speaker: Lindi Cawdry, Therapeutic Specialist, Jo’s Therapeutic Youth Residential Care Lindi Cawdry is the Therapeutic Specialist for Uniting Communities – Jo’s Therapeutic Youth Residential Care service. Lindi has background […]

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Opportunity for Graduate Teachers to participate in research

Graduate Teachers – are you ready to teach students with disability in your mainstream class? Jo Shearer, Flinders University PhD Canditate is keen to hear from you. How prepared do you feel…? Take a moment to complete a survey… AND contribute to important research… PLUS you have a chance to receive a gift card! https://qualtrics.flinders.edu.au/jfe/form/SV_3aQzuATidmJkhE1 Researcher:  Jo Shearer […]

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