People with disability in Australia – Report

People with disability in Australia brings together information from a range of national data sources to contribute to a greater understanding about disability in Australia. It shows that some people with disability face challenges routinely and actively participating in everyday life areas (such as employment) and are more likely to experience poor health, discrimination and violence. […]

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Webinar Series: Sleep with Disability

Sleep with Disability is an education service developed by Annie O’Connell that aims to increase the knowledge, skill and confidence of allied health professionals and educators who support families with children and teenagers with sleep difficulties. Sleep with Disability supports the training of professionals through SIX online webinars and links to resources. This series of 6 webinars provides the information […]

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New Graduate Certificate in Positive Behaviour Support, Flinders University Semester 1 2020

The DEAI congratulates Dr Alinka Fisher and Disability and Community Inclusion, Flinders University for the development and creation of the Graduate Certificate in Positive Behaviour Support, to commence Semester 1 2020. The grad cert will consist of four topics, including: Introduction to Disability Theory and Professional Practice PBS: Assessment and Functional Analysis PBS: Implementation PBS: […]

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Resource: Red Flags Early Identification Guide for children aged birth to five years SECOND EDITION

The Red Flags Early Identification Guide (for children aged birth to five years) is a health resource for professionals (including general practitioners, child health nurses, allied health professionals and early childhood educators) working with families, to help identify developmental concerns early, so families can receive support from the right professionals at the right time. Children’s […]

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Have your say on the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee

The Commonwealth Government is currently reviewing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) legislation to make the NDIS process simpler and more straight forward and remove barriers to positive participant and provider experiences with the NDIS. Community Workshops are being held across  Australia and will take place between September and October 2019. To find out more […]

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AASW Qld Branch Webinar – Online Training Module 2 – Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence

Training Module 2 – Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence Sexual rights, consent & sexual violence; The trauma effects of sexual violence and abuse; Vulnerability of people with intellectual disability to sexual violence and abuse, including perpetrator practices; and Guiding principles and supportive practices for responding to disclosure of sexual violence or abuse. Training participants […]

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