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November 2019

ASID 2019 Conference (ADL)

November 6, 2019 - November 8, 2019
Hilton Adelaide, + Google Map
$405 – $1070

The meeting is the premier event for the Disability sector in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. This year’s theme is the The Journey to a Good Life – Taking Control.  The ASID Conference has established an excellent reputation over its long history. The benefits to those attending are wide-spread from researchers, decision makers, practitioners and consumers alike. ASID is an organisation that champions research and evidence-based best practice in the field of intellectual disability. It is well respected amongst people…

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10th DEAI Annual General Meeting

November 7, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
West Adelaide Football Club, 57 Milner Road
Richmond, SA
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The DEAI Committee invites all Developmental Educators, students of Disability Studies degrees and interested parties to its 10th Annual General Meeting.   Join us to hear to what the DEAI has achieved this year and what the Committee envisages for next year. Perhaps you have some ideas yourself about what you would like the DEAI to focus on next year? You may like to join the DEAI Committee as a member and actively contribute  to the governance and support of your…

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February 2020

3-day Intermediate Workshop for PBS Practitioners (SA)

February 5 @ 9:30 am - February 7 @ 4:30 pm
Flinders University, City Campus, 182 Victoria Square
Adelaide,, AR 5000
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$670.99 – $786.49

Presented by by Dr. Alinka Fisher & Dr. Glenn Kelly Overview This event is to be held in Adelaide, South Australia. It is pitched at PBS practitioners, team leaders, and allied health practitioners. For successful PBS to occur, senior practitioners need the skills to conduct a comprehensive functional behaviour assessment and develop data-based PBS plans with the primary goal of improving the quality of life of individuals who present with behaviours of concern. This training is focussed on people working…

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Supporting children with minimal verbal language

February 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Flinders at Tonsley (Tonsley Theatre 2),, 1284 South Road,
Clovelly Park,, SA
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Are you the parent of a child with minimal verbal language? Or are you a clinician who works with children with minimal verbal language? Join Dr Madonna Tucker (AEIOU Research & Assessment Manager) and Joanne Stephen (AEIOU Senior Speech Pathologist), along with Grace Frost (Acting Manager and Research Coordinator) from Daphne Street Autism Specific Early Learning & Care Centre, to learn about a new series of guides designed to provide practical support to clinicians working with children with minimal verbal…

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Australian Accessibility Conference (Perth)

February 11 @ 8:00 am - February 13 @ 5:00 pm
VisAbility Perth The Perron Centre, 61 Kitchener Avenue,
Victoria Park, Western Australia
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$100 – $250

OZeWAI is the Australian Web Accessibility Initiative, which is a strong and established group of members. OZeWAI is proud to provide a valuable source of information on accessibility issues and ideas to the broader community. In 2020 the Australian Accessibility Conference will bring together the most knowledgeable digital accessibility experts, specialists and researchers from all over the world, as well as leaders in the industry, government and non-profit organisations to explore and support digital inclusion topics and ideas.

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Advocacy Sector Conversations Forum (Mel)

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queen victoria Women’s Centre Victoria Room Level 4,, 210 Lonsdale Street
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This forum series provides a space for advocates to gain practical information and share knowledge by participating in topical, interactive sessions. It’s more imperative than ever to keep abreast with the ever changing disability services and supports landscape to understand how it impacts on the practice of disability advocacy. For further information: http://www.daru.org.au/event/advocacy-sector-conversations-forum-2

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AJEC Research Symposium

February 13 - February 14
at Macquarie University Sydney, + Google Map
$248 – $632

The 2020 AJEC Research Symposium program is available now!  Click here to see the keynote speakers and panel members.

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Webinar: Working to support the mental health of children with an intellectual disability

February 13 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now and discuss the importance of engaging with children, parents and families about how they interpret children’s behaviour and how communication and collaboration can support children in the long term. Start time: Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) 7:15 pm - NSW, Vic, Tas & ACT 6:45 pm - SA 6:15 pm - Qld 5:45 pm - NT 4:15 pm - WA Duration:  75 minutes

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Welcome Home Workshop

February 17 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Adelaide Pavilion Veale Gardens, cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road
Adelaide, SA 5000, SA 5000
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What this workshop is about Home is a vital part of our lives. It not only provides us with security, privacy, comfort and control but it reflects our identity, our deep sense of who we are and how we connect and belong in our neighborhood. Yet for many people, particularly with intellectual disability and Autism, home is designed by others with little control over the decisions that most people take for granted. In this workshop, through the journey of others,…

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Webinar: Supporting RTW Through Appropriate Capacity Certification by ASORC

February 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

From ASORC: Certification of work capacity has been shown to vary widely between and within health professions, often leading to unnecessarily prolonged work absence and its associated harmful physical and psychosocial effects on injured and ill workers. Consistent and accurate certification of capacity is crucial in overcoming this and supporting a safe and durable return to work. The webinar content will include: Current problems and inconsistencies in certification of capacity Determining if ‘unfit’ certification is medically necessary or unnecessary Determining…

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