IDEAS NSW invites people with an intellectual or learning disability, their supporters and any interested service providers to attend the Speak Up Group Information Session.
The goal of the Speak Up Group is to provide an opportunity for people with an intellectual disability to get together and talk about Human Rights and self advocacy skills, as well as to make new friends and socialise.
So far IDEAS has had the help of a great pilot group who have contributed to the development of this project, including identifying topics and issues that might be important to people with disabilities, and in developing resources.
The information session is an opportunity to learn about the objectives of the group and how it will be run. Members of the pilot group will also be there to share their thoughts and experiences of the project. IDEAS NSW will also ask people for their thoughts about the best way to plan and run the Speak Up Groups in the future. Some of the topics that the group can cover in the future include Human Rights, communication skills, making complaints and finding out where to get help.
Thursday 28 July 2011
2pm – 4pm
Meeting Room 2, Level 2 Mill Hill Centre, 31-35 Spring St, Bondi Junction
Afternoon tea will be provided.
If you would like to come along or would like more information please call Rachel at IDEAS on 1800 029 904 or email RachelSpencer@ideas.org.au