2020 Workshop Dates Support Coordination 2 Day Intensive Launceston: January 14-15 Adelaide: January 28-29 Darwin: February 11-12 Melbourne: January 16-17 Sydney: January 30-31 Brisbane: February 18-19 You can expect resources, insight and practical activities around: Support Coordination Roles & Responsibilities NDIS Pride Guide & Funds Flexibility Transport Funding Supporting Participants through Planning […]
The Developmental Educators’s in Port Lincoln who have begun regular catch-ups to support each other. Sarah Baillie wrote “This was our first catch up, with many more to come, we’re hoping to meet monthly.” Sarah further writes: “This photo shows Brigida Trezise (L), a 3 year DE student, Ellie Siegert, who has completed the double […]
MAKING ENTERPRISE ACCESSIBLE Welcome to RED a complete web-based and ‘hands on’ service designed to assist disabled people, their families and friends, and their support organisations engage in the world of enterprise. https://www.redbiz.com.au/ For free workshops visit: https://www.redbiz.com.au/
The Royal Commission issues paper on group homes outlines preliminary understanding of the key issues experienced by people with disability living in group homes. The paper includes 10 questions to help people and organisations to provide responses. This issues paper focuses specifically on group homes. Other forms of accommodation will be addressed in future papers. […]
With keynotes from Microsoft and Vision Australia! Help celebrate International Day of People with Disability 2019 with David Masters, Corporate Affairs Director and Accessibility Lead for Microsoft Australia. David will join sharing insights on: How we can all use Microsoft’s tools and features to create more accessible and inclusive workplaces. Microsoft’s own journey toward inclusion […]
Congratulations Dr Fiona Rillotta and Dr Alinka Fisher from Disability and Community Inclusion, College of Nursing and Health Science, Flinders University for having been awarded recently for their outstanding research. Fiona was awarded the VPED CNHS Mid-Career Research Award and Alinka was awarded VPED CNHS Early Career Research Award.
NDS has released its State of the Disability Sector Report for 2019. This year’s flagship report finds that while operating conditions might have improved, serious issues around pricing, sustainability, regulations and more continue to present great challenges for the sector. To read key findings from the report: https://www.nds.org.au/news/state-of-the-disability-sector-report-2019-released
Autism CRC and Autism Queensland are proud to launch the Adolescent/Adult Goal Setting Tool (AAGST) which gives people on the spectrum a voice in planning their futures, and greater control over their own lives. The tool provides a means of facilitating conversations about their goals and aspirations by using a card-sort process. The tool is […]
The right of people to make their own medical decisions – The law says people have the right to make their own medical treatment decisions, providing they have the decision-making capacity to do so, and to receive the support they need to make such a decision (Office of the Public Advocate, Victoria).
Supporting Justice RMIT University, Centre for Innovative Justice People with cognitive impairment and intellectual disability have the right to be treated fairly in the criminal justice system in Victoria. Supporting Justice provides practical resources to help people in the criminal justice system get fairer outcomes and needs-based support.