Monday, 27 March 2017

Latest additions to 'events' pages

    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 

    NDIS Information Session
    11:00 am – 12:30 pm Monday 3 April 2017
    'The Entertainment Grounds' (previously known as Gosford Race Club)
    4 Racecourse Road, West Gosford, NSW 2250
    The National Disability Insurance Scheme has been available in the NSW Central Coast region since July 2016. More than 7,600 people from the region are expected to join the NDIS by June 2019. 
    We are hosting an information session in partnership with the Member for Robertson, Lucy Wicks MP for people with disability, their families and carers, and community members in Gosford.

    Is there such a thing as a good group home?
    9:30 am – 3:00 pm Friday 28 April 2017
    Living with Disability Research Centre
     Melbourne
    What does the research tell us? What action do we need to take to improve the quality?
    What are the alternatives?
    Who should attend? 
    Those in a leadership role of accommodation support services including CEOs and senior managers; Families of people with intellectual disability; Service coordinators/case workers; Funders; Professional staff who support individuals living in group homes
    Presented by Prof Christine Bigby 

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