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National Developmental Educators Week: 7-11 December 2020

National Developmental Educators Week 7 – 11 December 2020   The DEAI originally planned to hold National Developmental Educators Week 2020 on 23-27 November 2020 and launch this at our AGM. Unfortunately the DEAI had to postpone the AGM due to COVID-19 restrictions and made the decision to also postpone National DE Week 2020. The …

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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

Job Opportunities for Developmental Educators

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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Inclusive fashion dolls by Kmart

Kmart introduces a new range of fashion dolls

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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Job Opportunities for Developmental Educators

The DEAI Job Opportunities page has been updated with several roles today. These include Behaviour Support Practitioners, Service Coordinators, Support Coordinator, Intake Officer and Project Coordinator roles. Click here to visit the DEAI Job Opportunities Page and learn more: https://lnkd.in/g8fSVAi

City of Playford's Changing Place Facility

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

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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R U OK Day 2020

The DEAI acknowledges that ‘R U OK? Day 2020’ is coming to an end, but this does not mean we stop asking the question. Developmental Educators (as are all human beings) are in a position to encourage others to continue sharing this message and help when the answer is ‘no’. R U OK? has a …

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Job Opportunities for Developmental Educators

The DEAI Job Opportunities page has been updated with several roles today. These include Developmental Educator, Quality Assurance Practitioner, Outreach and Practice Officer, Lecturer, Team Leader, Support Coordinator, various Coordinator roles and more. Click here to visit the DEAI Job Opportunities Page and learn more: https://lnkd.in/g8fSVAi

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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