Scholarships to attend the Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability 2019 Conference

ASID is holding its 53rd Conference, at the Hilton Adelaide from 6–8 November 2019. The conference theme is ‘The Journey to a Good Life – Taking Control’.

ASID is offering scholarships to people with an intellectual disability who require financial assistance to attend the conference. To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:

  • Identify as having an intellectual disability
  • Live in Australia or New Zealand
  • Need support to pay for accommodation and/or travel for either yourself or your support person/family carer to attend the conference.

To apply for a scholarship, visit the conference website or type in

Scholarship applications must be completed and emailed to by 23 August 2019It is important to note that the maximum scholarship amounts may not cover all expenses to attend the conference. If you receive a scholarship, you will be required to pay for the outstanding amount.


Early Bird registration rates are also available by registering before 6 September 2019. Details are available online or type in



A Vision of a Good Life: Our Journey


Registrations are also open for the conference A Vision of a Good Life: Our Journey.


This event will be held at the Hilton Adelaide on 20 September 2019 from 10am-3pm. It is being organised by Our Voice SA, a group for South Australians living with intellectual disability.


This conference will be presented by people living with intellectual disability, for people living with intellectual disability. Information shared will focus on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (the NDIS), goal setting and self-advocacy.


More information, including how to register, is available online or type in or phone 8373 8327.