Positive Futures Expo – 22 May (ADL)

The Positive Futures Expo is an annual event in the Northern Region showcasing exciting opportunities for further education, training, employment, volunteering and social inclusion available to people with a disability. This expo will help interested individuals to: Understand career pathways Connect with local employers/service providers Be inspired by others and their stories Discover their strengths […]

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Disability & Community Inclusion, Bachelor or Disability and Developmental Education Honours Research Proposals

You are invited to following Honours Presentations: Adele Dimasi Community Bridging Services (CBS) Inc.: School2work Supports Charlotte Gobec Where to after the Up the Hill Project? Investigating the experiences of adults with intellectual disability after they complete a university program Natasha Liesicke – Felis The GP’s perception of their role in providing behaviour support to […]

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RTP (Reconnect Transition Program) 10-week course commences on Friday, 25 January 2019

Offered by Brain Injury SA, this course if for people who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of a road trauma? The RTP team is led by a Psychologist, and includes mentors with firsthand experience of TBI. They can help indiviuals reconnect to their life and community, and assist to confidently plan for […]

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Pearson Clinical, Webinar – Statistics survival guide for Occupational Therapists

This webinar by Pearson Clinical – Statistics survival guide for Occupational Therapists, seems relevant for other professionals who may be interested in refreshing their knowledge about standardised assessments. From the Pearson Clinical website: “Are you perplexed by percentiles, confounded by confidence intervals, or stumped by standard scores? Learn how to interpret standardised assessments with confidence. […]

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Save the Date – November 30 International Day of People with Disability Celebrate on the Square (ADL)

International Day of People with Disability, sanctioned by the United Nations, is held annually as a worldwide celebration to raise public awareness of people living with disability, to recognise their contributions and achievements. Brain Injury SA will again partner with the LSA and PQSA to host this fun day of celebration for people with disability. […]

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Free Parent Training – Who’s In Charge? Term 4, 2018

Who’s In Charge? An 8-Session course, for parents struggling with adolescents that use violence and abuse towards them and other family members. Parenting strategies for coping with difficult situations and behaviours! Commencing 22nd Oct – 10th Nov 10.00am – 12.00pm Offered free of charge by Junction Australia. For further details and registrations see: Who’s In Charge […]

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Person Centred Active Support Workshop

Presented by Ruth Firstbrook, Director at Firstbrook Training and Advisory Service, and Developmental Educator. Organised by the DEAI and asid (SA Chapter), this 1 day Workshop will focus on how Developmental Educators and other allied health professionals can utilise the principles of Person Centred Active Support in their daily practice of providing support to disability support workers and families, to advance […]

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Resource: Educational, psychosocial and therapeutic challenges for children and young people with multi-sensory impairments 

Educational, psychosocial and therapeutic challenges for children and young people with multi-sensory impairments A seminar held on Monday 28 May 2018 at the Victorian Deaf Education Institute saw five presentations made to parents, specialist and mainstream teachers, educational support staff, speech pathologists, psychologists, audiologists, occupational therapists, and physiotherapists. The presentations were videotaped and provide strategies […]

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