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May 2020

Live Streamed Event: Disability Rights in Conversation

May 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Advocacy for Disability Access and Inclusion Inc (ADAI) and Equality Lawyers are hosting a live digital event: Disability Rights in Conversation. This conversation will cover topics such as; ‘what’s the difference between an advocate and a lawyer?’, and ‘how can I be involved in the Disability Royal Commission?’, as well as questions from the public. When: 26 May 2020 Time: 12:30pm - 1pm ACST How do I access the event: This event will be live streamed to Advocacy for Disability Access and…

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Webinar: Preparing young people to leave care during COVID-19

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presenters: Philip Mendes and Jacinta Waugh Wednesday 27 May 2020, 1:00–2:00pm AEST. Find your time zone. Young people leaving care face many challenges. We have explored these in past webinars, looking at young people’s experiences of leaving care and how they could be better supported by extending care. In the wake of COVID-19, there is growing concern that young people leaving care will face even greater challenges. This webinar will reflect on past CFCA presentations and current responses in considering what may…

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June 2020

AIFS 2020 Conference (Mel) / postponed

June 9 - June 12
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Melbourne, + Google Map
$750 – $1190

The preliminary conference program PDF is now available. This year’s conference features five pre-conference workshops, six plenary sessions and a further 212 oral presentations. Our e-poster program is coming soon. Please note: The preliminary program is subject to change. Full program details with links to abstracts will also be made available soon. Download program PDF

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Webinar: What will it take for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to live vibrant, joyful lives?

June 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Taken directly from AIFS's website link: This webinar will discuss SNAICC’s work in policy development and advocacy to help more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children. What will it take for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to live vibrant, joyful lives? Richard Weston This webinar will discuss SNAICC’s work in policy development and advocacy to help more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children. This webinar is presented by Richard Weston, CEO, SNAICC – National Voice for our Children.…

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COVID-19 and how it affects young people

June 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Information below has been taken directly from the event organiser. This webinar will discuss the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on young people, looking at both the immediate and long term. This collaboration between AIFS and the Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic) will feature YACVic CEO Katherine Ellis and a panel of young people discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on young people in Australia. Katherine will speak on the disproportionate impacts that COVID-19 is having on young people, looking at both…

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September 2020

Diabetes Awareness Workshop

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Diabetes Awareness Workshop Poster

The DEAI has partnered with Diabetes SA to deliver an online and interactive workshop: 'Diabetes Awareness'. This is a great professional development opportunity for those who are interested in increasing their understanding of diabetes. The workshop will cover: What is diabetes? Know the different types of diabetes Monitoring and management of diabetes Understanding hypos and hypers Managing and treating hypos and hypers Complications of diabetes Healthy eating Resources and certificates of attendance will be provided for each attendee. The workshop…

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Save the date: 2020 ECA National Conference (BRIS)

September 30 - October 3
Brisbane QLD + Google Map

Young Citizens: the right to play, learn and be heard is the theme for Early Childhood Australia’s (ECA) National Conference, to be held in Brisbane, Queensland, from 30 September—3 October 2020. In 2020 we celebrate young children as citizens with rights. Throughout this conference we will explore how we respect and support those rights – particularly through play, play based pedagogy and child-informed practice. This builds on the QLD Branches leadership in the development of the 2014 Statement of Intent…

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October 2020

4th Australian Universal Design Conference (Mel)

October 12 - October 13
Melbourne Showground’s brand new Victoria Pavilion Melbourne, + Google Map
$650 – $700

Centre for Universal Design Australia is delighted to bring you the 4th Australian Universal Design Conference. After the success of previous conferences we have set our sights across the wide world of universal design. This year the theme is, “Thriving with Universal Design: Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday”. The theme provides opportunity for anyone working with or researching universal design and inclusive practice to contribute to this growing body of work. This conference comes with a promise to broaden delegates’ thinking about the many ways…

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Promoting Positive Sleep Practices in Children & Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities

October 19 @ 9:00 am - October 20 @ 4:30 pm
The Monastery Function Centre, 15 Cross Road
Glen Osmond, South Australia 5064 Australia
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SleepAbility presents "Promoting Positive Sleep Practices in Children & Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities - A two-day training for Allied Health Practitioners & Educators". Dates Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th October 2020 Times 9.00am to 4.30pm Venue The Monastery Function Centre 15 Cross Road, Glen Osmond Adelaide SA 5064 Cost $450.00 includes catering Information below is taken directly from the presenter: Sleep is considered essential to balance or maximise performance in the socio-cultural, daily and life span occupations.  Inadequate sleep in children and…

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November 2020

Postponed – DEAI 11th Annual General Meeting

November 23 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Tonsley Hotel, 1274 South Road
Tonsley,, SA 5042
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**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 minimum of 28 days notice of a rescheduled date for the AGM to take place when restrictions are lifted. Given that all South Australians, with…

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