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Meet your Local Area Coordinator Grafton

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Social Futures is the NDIS Partner in the Community delivering Local Area Coordination services in Northern NSW.

Want to know more about what we do? We are holding free ‘Meet Your Local Area Coordinator’ information and networking session in Grafton for Community, Mainstream and Disability Services.

Communication is a a Human Right

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a 3-hour workshop to raise awareness of the rights of people who are Deafblind. This workshop is for support workers, service providers, allied health practitioners and anyone who is interested in supporting people who are Deafblind to be active citizens in our community.

NDIS Community Access Network Arabic Speaking Community

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Do you need support with your NDIS plan? Do you want to learn with others about the NDIS and build your confidence?

Communication is a Human Right

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is a 3-hour workshop to raise awareness of the rights of people who are Deafblind. This workshop is for support workers, service providers, allied health practitioners and anyone who is interested in supporting people who are Deafblind to be active citizens in our community.

Interactive workshop: Culturally responsive disability support in the context of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop is an opportunity to find out how to co-design culturally responsive disability support and how your ideas could contribute to improving other services.

Easy Read - Using it Well - Webinar

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

It can be difficult to know how to make information accessible for people with intellectual disability and easy read is an option used by many organisations.

This webinar is about how easy read can be used well. It will focus on what organisations can do to support people with intellectual disability to use accessible resources like easy read.

Grafton Participatory Design Workshop - Headspace

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What are the benefits?
This study aims to enhance care at headspace through the use
of technology, so that you and your family can receive the best
possible care, and headspace health professionals and staff
can provide it.
What is involved?
Attend a workshop to customise a technology solution that is usable for young people attending Headspace, their families and Headspeace professionals and staff

Exchange Peer to Peer - Circles of Support

Thursday, 26 September 2019

The idea of an active support network is really an old idea in our society.

For people with disabilities, Circles of Support are an idea and practice that has been around for over 25 years. It is not a service or program but rather a group of committed people who are intentionally invited to come together in friendship and support of a person with disability, for the purpose of achieving their goals and protecting their interests into the future.

An Introduction to Person Centered Active Support

Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Person-Centred Active Support is an evidence-based approach that teaches disability professionals how to provide the right amount of support for people with disability to be engaged in meaningful everyday activities of their choice.

Consultation workshop - A secure home for all

Friday, 27 September 2019 at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Description

What’s the workshop about?

In the context of narrowing visions by governments at the state and federal levels, and in the absence of both a National and State (New South Wales) Housing Strategy or Policy - as well as a research and advocacy sector that continues to draw in numerous and diverse voices, we seek to develop an ambitious vision for a person-centred housing system that could deliver on our vision of “a secure home for all”.