Trauma Informed Support Films by NDS Zero Tolerance

The NDS Zero Tolerance initiative have released their Trauma Informed Support Films. You can access these here and the vimeo links are included below: Film 1 – Understanding Trauma: https://vimeo.com/395869419 Film 2 – What is Trauma Informed Support?: https://vimeo.com/395870408 Film 3 –A Trauma Informed Approach to Positive Behaviour Support:https://vimeo.com/395866704 Film 4 – How Can Organisations Embed a Trauma […]

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Emergency Planning & Response Issues Paper

Disability Royal Commission  The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is seeking information about the experiences of people with disability during recent emergencies in Australia. ‘The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic our country is facing comes just months after the summer bushfire crisis. Both of these events have had a profound effect […]

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Resource: Learning at home during a time of crisis: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The Australian Coalition for Inclusive Education (ACIE) has developed a new resource ‘Learning at home during a time of crisis: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)’. This resource has been developed to help parents support their children while schools are pupil free or closed in these uncertain times.  This resource is to assist children and young people with disability and families to […]

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Q&A webinar with Scott McNaughton from the National Disability Insurance Agency

Q&A webinar with Scott McNaughton from the National Disability Insurance Agency The forum covered a lot of issues, including PPE and support for self-managing participants. Two notable coming changes are more flexibility to use NDIS funding for devices for people who don’t already have one, and need one to access therapy and supports, and a […]

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COVID-19 Or Coronavirus information

Official sources for COVID-19 information including: Department of Health & Human Services Coronavirus website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus NDIS and disaster response:https://www.ndis.gov.au/understanding/ndis-and-other-government-services/ndis-and-disaster-response?fbclid=IwAR00Dtpk-VWBB1M5bo8A3nSebGj8OB_i2KtKQ8VgC1pE9cEF1nGOULZSxys&mc_cid=b459012946&mc_eid=bd7c1a5e0d People with Disability Australia information for people with disability: https://pwd.org.au/information-about-covid-19-or-coronavirus/ VCOSS keeping the community sector up to date: CONVID-19 and the community sector Federal Government launched Coronavirus Australia app and WhatsApp feature find out more… Additional resources: […]

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Management and Operational Plan for People with Disability

The Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus guides the Australian health sector response. This management and operational plan focuses on people with disability. Some people with disability are at greater risk of suffering more serious negative health outcomes than the general population if they contract COVID-19. To address the factors that contribute […]

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