Wednesday, 7 June 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 


    Restrictive Practices - an exploration of the fundamental issues that arise with the use of restrictive practices within human services
    Friday 30 June 2017 - Parramatta 
    Family Advocacy
    An exploration of the fundamental issues that arise with the use of restrictive practices within human services. Find out how different restrictive practices are used, the personal and social costs involved, and guidelines for how to approach the use of restraints.
    Presenter: Dr Marc Tumeinski

    Medical Safeguarding: the urgent issue of protecting the lives of vulnerable people within medical settings
    9am - 4.30pm Saturday 1 July 2017 - Parramatta 
    Family Advocacy
    Protecting the lives of vulnerable people in medical settings. This workshop will examine complexities around medical settings and provide strategies for upholding protective measures. Highly relevant for medical staff and professionals seeking to better support people with disability in medical environments. 
    Presenter: Jo Massarelli

    17th World Congress: Learn Inspire, Lead
    30 May - 1 June 2018 - Birmingham, UK
    Inclusion International
    The World Congress will bring together people and organisations from all over the world to learn from and inspire each other. Together we will lead the way in making inclusion a reality for people with intellectual disabilities and their families.  
    The event brings together self-advocates, families, and professionals to:
    • learn and share experiences from around the world about issues and challenges faced by people with intellectual disabilities and their families as well as strategies that have been successful in achieving achieve change
    • inspire and be inspired by successes and innovations for inclusive practices
    • lead the way as a global movement in promoting inclusive communities.

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