Monday, 8 August 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 

    Strengthening Communities - Making the Most of the NDIS
    Imagine More's 2016 Conference will offer an opportunity to hear from international, interstate and local stories of what is possible when you make the most of the NDIS whilst strengthening communities.
    Thursday 25th and Friday 26th August 2016 - Canberra

    Family Advocacy - presented by internationally acclaimed speakers Bruce Uditsky and Anne Hughson. After more than 40 years of practice and research, the full inclusion of students with intellectual and other disabilities in regular education classrooms continues to be problematic and often controversial. Attend this workshop to define and embark on quality inclusive schooling that benefits ALL children.
    Tuesday 6 September 2016 - West Ryde

    Inclusive Tertiary Education: Learnings from more than 30 years of practice
    Centre for Disability Studies -  workshop presented by Bruce Uditsky and Anne Hughson.
    While inclusive education in primary and secondary schools remains a controversial issue, inclusive tertiary education, which was developed by the presenters more than 30 years ago, continues to expand with proven results and unabated support from parents, university and college students, faculty and administrators ... The workshop will be of interest to: parents; students; educators; tertiary faculty and leadership; advocates; policymakers; funders; and disability-related professionals.
    Wednesday, 7th September, 2016 - Camperdown (Sydney University)

    Community Pathways workshop
    Family Advocacy - what authentic inclusion is has already been seriously misunderstood to the detriment of people with disability. This workshop will clearly define what it means to be included and how to be mindful of the trappings of less effective practices. Speakers Bruce Uditsky and Anne Hughson.
    Thursday 8 September 2016 - West Ryde

    Reading OUR Way webinar and workshop 
    Down Syndrome Association of Queensland - Reading OUR Way is an exciting reading program that is designed for students who are visual learners.
    The program supports early reading and word recognition and is a valuable literacy tool in the home or the classroom, using the whole word approach. 
    To register for the workshop or webinar, contact DSAQ for a registration form on 07 3356 6655 or office@dsaq.org.au
    Webinar: 5 - 7 pm 8 September 2016 (link will be sent on registration and payment)
    Workshop: 5 - 7 pm 12 September 2016 - Brisbane

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