National Developmental Educators Week: 23-27 November 2020 Postponed

**DEAI Update Wednesday 18 November: In line with the Premier’s announcement today advising of a six day lockdown being imposed on South Australia as of 12:01am Thursday 19th November 2020, the DEAI 11th Annual General Meeting scheduled for 23rd November is postponed until further notice. As outlined in our constitution, members will be given a […]

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Job Opportunities for Developmental Educators

Job Opportunities

The DEAI Job Opportunities page has been updated with an extensive number of roles. These roles are within Adelaide as well as wider South Australia. Roles include: Developmental Educator (x2) Early Childhood Intervention Practitioner, Behaviour Support Practitioner (x2), Specialist Support Coordinator, Support Coordinator (x2), Autism Spectrum Facilitator, Clinical and Therapeutic Services Manager, Senior Manager, Operations […]

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Kmart introduces a new range of fashion dolls

Inclusive fashion dolls by Kmart

Kmart has recently introduced a new range of fashion dolls, sharing their commitment to inclusion and diversity. John Gualtieri (Kmart Retail Director Australia & New Zealand) states, “We’ve dressed them in trendy outfits and named them ‘Fashion Dolls,’ to show they are just like their able-bodied friends. We want all of our customers, especially our littlest […]

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City of Playford’s first ‘Changing Places facility’ is open

City of Playford's Changing Place Facility

City of Playford opened their new ‘Changing Places facility’ to complement their upgraded all-abilities play-space in Fremont Park. The building is next to the existing toilet block. This facility is reported to provide suitable amenities to meet the needs of people with complex disabilities and their carers, who cannot otherwise use standard accessible toilets. The […]

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The 17th International (Virtual) Conference on Positive Behavior Support by APBS

The 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support was intended to be held in Miami in March 2020, but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. APBS (Association for Positive Behavior Support) have since made the conference available online; many presenters who had planned to join the Conference in Miami have  recorded their presentations.  Those […]

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