Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Latest additions to 'events' page

    These links provide information about events run by other organisations that might be of interest to people with Down syndrome, their families, carers and professionals who support them 

    Murmur Workshops - series 2 for 2016
    Murmuration Integrated Performance Company - series of eight weekly workshops open to the community to explore improvised movement, develop dance skills, activate individual creativity and learn theatre exercises. Interested participants will take part in an end of year sharing. All Teaching Artists are experienced and qualified to deliver high quality dance and theatre workshops, for a variety of ages and for people with and without disability. 
    19 July - 6 September 2016 - Marrickville

    Speech Pathology Week 2016
    Speech Pathology Australia - Speech Pathology Week seeks to promote the speech pathology profession and the work done by speech pathologist with the more than 1.1 million Australians who have a communication or swallowing disorder that impacts on their daily life.
    The theme for Speech Pathology Week in 2016 is: Speech Pathology – Creating Futures! highlighting the Speech Pathology 2030 project, while reinforcing the important role that speech pathologists play in the lives of Australians with speech and swallowing difficulties.
    7 - 13 August 2016

    ‘Wish you weren’t here’: A review of nature and ethics of the growing trend towards the elimination of persons with disabilities
    Centre for Disability Studies - the 2016 Trevor Parmenter Lecture will be given by Professor Tim Stainton. 'With the passage of the CRPD, new innovations in support such as the NDIA and increasing legal and public recognition of people with intellectual disability it would be easy to think we are living in a golden age and progress toward full and valued citizenship is inevitable. While much of the above may be true, there is a dark ‘undertow’ which is pulling ever more strongly in a more sinister direction. '
    Monday 29th August 2016 - Sydney

    UK Down Syndrome Research Forum 2016
    Down Syndrome Education International - regular international event where researchers and practitioners meet to discuss current research, recent findings and implications for practice.Keynote speakers: Dr Chris Lemons (Vanderbilt University) known for his research on reading and educationand Dr Alexandra Perovic (University College London) whose research focuses on language and bilingual issues. Program details available mid-July.
    5 and 6 September 2016 - York (UK)

    Nepean Disability Expo 2016
    16 -17 September 2016 - Penrith

    Murmur Workshops - series 2 for 2016
    Murmuration - series of eight weekly workshops are open to the community to explore improvised movement, develop dance skills, activate individual creativity and learn theatre exercises. Interested participants will take part in an end of year sharing. All our Teaching Artists are experienced and qualified to deliver high quality dance and theatre workshops, for a variety of ages and for people with and without disability. Guest teacher details.
    19 July - 6 September 2016 - Marrickville

    Having a Say Conference 2017
    The Having A Say Conference has been going sence 2000, it's not like any other conference as it is designed for people with disabilities and their supporters, not for service providers. 
    8 - 10 February 2017 - Deakin University Waterfront Campus, Geelong (Vic)

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