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Association for Positive Behaviour Support Australia website now live

The Association for Positive Behaviour Support Australia (APBSA) aims to improve the access to and scope of PBIS (Positive Behaviour Interventions and Support) implementation across Australia. This is being achieved through a cooperative approach that promotes innovation, the sharing of information and resources across and between university and school sectors. APBSA connects nationally and internationally …

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Information Resource: The Spectrum website

The Spectrum website is a free resource. It shares common questions and answers about autism, information about the autism diagnosis, discusses how to get a diagnosis, strategies & interventions, and supports & services. The website can be accessed in a number of languages and uses both person-first language (“person with autism”) and identity-first language (“autistic person”) …

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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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NDIS Booklets

NDIS Participant Booklets The NDIA have created three booklets to support people through their NDIS journey. The booklets are called: Book 1 – Understanding the NDIS Book 2 – Planning Book 3 – Using your NDIS Plan Often Service Providers and Support Coordinators use these books to help NDIS participants understand the NDIS, prepare for …

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Disability Advocacy In Action – New Online Course Available (free)

DARU (Disability Advocacy Resource Unit) are offering a free online course called ‘Inclusive Education’. Information about the course (from DARU’s website) is below: In this course you will learn: • Why we should integrate rather than segregate • The decision making process in developing an integration program • The integration support group best practice processes …

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Pictures give people a voice in planning their futures

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 …

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Resource: Supporting Justice

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.