International Day of People with Disability 2018 City of Playford Outstanding Achievement Awards

The International Day of People with Disability Outstanding Achievement Awards aim to honour and recognise the accomplishments of people with disability and individuals or organisations within City of Playford. Those nominated will have made an ongoing and significant contribution to improve the lives of people with disability and grow the Playford region as a truly […]

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FREE deafblind Communication Guide Training Program in Adelaide, SA.

Able Australia is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to take part in a FREE* Deafblind Communication Guide Training Program in Adelaide, SA. Deafblind Communication Guides provide direct one to one support to participants in a way that is tailored to meet their individual needs and goals. The Communication Guide Training Program consists of classroom […]

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Research about what helps young people with intellectual disability and support workers in their work together.

The Centre for Children and Young People at Southern Cross University are doing research about what helps young people with intellectual disability and support workers in their work together. You are invited to fill out this survey and about what you think helps people to work together. Please feel free to share this with anyone […]

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Autism SA training for families and professionals

Autism SA offers a variety of training sessions – held at both the Netley and Elizabeth sites. For more information, please visit the links below or contact the Training and Consultancy Coordinator on 0421 326 710. General Family Workshops July-December 2018 Professional Development Workshops Term 3 2018 In Focus Family Workshops July-December 2018 Early Days Workshops July-December […]

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Resource – Communities of Practice and Communities of Interest A Way of Sharing, Connecting and Informing for People Living with Disability

JFA Purple Orange has written a paper about Communities of Practice and Communities of Interest. A Community of Interest (CoI) can be described as a network of people who share the same interests, knowledge and understanding of a given subject. People take part to exchange thoughts and ideas about their common interest. A Community of […]

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Resource – A National Guideline for the Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Australia

Developed and published by Autism CRC with the financial support of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), the Guideline aims to create greater consistency in diagnostic practices across the country to ensure individuals on the autism spectrum and their families can receive the optimal clinical care. The Guideline also emphasises the importance of listening to […]

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