Monday, 15 May 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 


      DISCOVER
      6 June - 15 August 2017 - Art Gallery of NSW and Seven Hills
      Front Up
      Discover is a FREE, 12 week arts and cultural program led by Western Sydney artists Daniel Kojta and George Tillianakis. You will have the opportunity to explore various art practices, work on your skill set within a professional arts environment, whilst focusing on building self-confidence as an artist.
      Creative people aged 17-35, with disability or the experience of mental health concerns who are interested in developing their current skills sets and engaging with professional artists and educators to work towards furthering their education and employment opportunities...



      How to Build a Home
      Thursday 1  -  Saturday 3 June 2017 - Balmain

      Ever After Theatre
      'How to Build a Home' takes you on an immersive adventure into the experiences of 'home' for people with disabilities. This unique and intimately personal performance will shift your preconceptions and open your mind to what is possible.

      We're Very Serious- taking artists with disability seriously
      6 June 2017 - Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
      Vivid Sydney
      How do theatre makers, performers, visual artists and dancers with disability get taken seriously as artists? Why is inclusion better? 
      Join three recent Winston Churchill Fellows Sarah-Vyne Vassallo (Murmuration), Gabrielle Mordy (studio A) and Alison Richardson (RUCKUS) as they speak about their important findings across Europe, the United States and United Kingdom where they each explored professional inclusive arts practice ... The event will be MC’d by RUCKUS ensemble member, Tropfest Award winning actor and advocate for people with intellectual disabilities Gerard O’Dwyer.

      Right Relationships
      Wednesday 21 June 2017 - Bomaderry
      Thursday 22 June 2017 - Lidcombe
      Friday 23 June 2017 - Newcastle

      Resourcing Families
      • A free workshop for people with disability, family members and their friends 
      • How to create a partnership between families and services that really works
      • Presented by Margaret and Jeremy Ward

      Relationships and Sexuality Workshop

      21 June 2017 - Camperdown
      Centre for Disability Studies
      An information session facilitated by Jemima MacDonald and Laura Hogan that will provide a brief introduction and opportunity to explore relationships and sexuality for people with disabilities.
      The course is targeted towards service providers, clinicians, case coordinators and educators, however anyone with an interest in the area is welcome to attend.

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