Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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.
Social Policy Research Centre UNSW seminar - Experiences of women with disability in rural and war-affected Sri Lanka
Presented by: Dr Karen Soldatic, National Director of Teaching, Centre for Social Impact and a visiting delegation from Sri Lanka
Registration required 

12.00pm - 2.00pm 21 April 2015
UNSW Kensington

Supporting People with Disability to Access the Sex IndustryFamily Planning NSW Workshop - this one-day course is designed to enable service providers to sort fact from fiction, develop knowledge on duty of care, address barriers and make referrals when supporting a person with disability to use the services of the sex industry.
Conducted in partnership with Touching Base Inc.
Penrith on 21 April and other locations to follow.

Sexuality MattersThis new two-day course will provide you with strategies and resources to build your confidence and gain essential skills in how to proactively support people with intellectual disability in the area of sexuality and relationships.
NDIS webinar
Wednesday 29 April 2015 from 1pm to 2pm - online

Just a Bit ... Funny 
Riverside Theatres' Beyond the Square will present Just a Bit…Funny at the 2015 Sydney Comedy Festival. Comedians with and without disabilities and Auslan interpreters will work to deliver a night to squash stereotypes and misconceptions, entertain, challenge the norm and embrace difference.
5:30pm Sunday 3 MayThe Factory Theatre, Marrickville

Moving into a Person Centred Practice World
Council of Social service NSW (NCOSS) and IncludeUs symposium. Who should attend: CEOs, Learning and Development Managers, Operation of Human Services Managers/ Coordinators, Board members and organisational decision makers.
13 May 2015 - Newcastle West 
14 May 2015 - Woolloomooloo
14 May 2015 - Parramatta
15 May 2015 - Wollongong

3rd Down Syndrome National Swimming Championships
Short and long course events.

26 - 27 September 2015
Knox Aquatic Centre, Wahroonga, NSW

Contact: Lyn Foley
E: lynette.foley@gmail.com
T: 0299 133 295

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