Events on week 11-17 October 2021

Monday, 11 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Sunday, 10 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

An opportunity to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia.

Freedom Wheels - Wagga Wagga Assessments

Monday, 11 October 2021

Everyone deserves a chance to ride a bike

LAC in Community Gold Coast

Monday, 11 October 2021 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for anyone wanting to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as well as current participants, families/carers and nominees.

Rockhampton: Using your plan workshop

Monday, 11 October 2021 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop is for participants, families/carers and nominees who want to learn more about their NDIS plan. 

Disability and Identity Webinar

Monday, 11 October 2021 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On October 11, International Day of the Girl, the WWDA Youth Network are bringing a webinar to you about Disability and Identity. 

Getting it Right with School Meetings, Achieving Greater Outcomes

Monday, 11 October 2021 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Planning for a successful meeting at school

Tuesday, 12 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Sunday, 10 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

An opportunity to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia.

International Arthritis Day

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

World Arthritis Day is global initiative bringing people together to raise awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

The Inclusive Classroom - Webinar Series

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

A free online webinar

LAC in Community North Lakes

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 - 4:00 pm

This workshop is for anyone wanting to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as well as current participants, families/carers and nominees.

Free Legal Advice - Eden

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

A solicitor is available for people living in Eden and surrounding area

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LAC in Community Gold Coast

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for anyone wanting to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as well as current participants, families/carers and nominees.

Sydney Vocational Support Networks

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am

SVSN (Sydney)

Your Wellbeing: Social and Emotional Strategies

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Hear from our panel of experts who will explore how to maintain your social and emotional needs during COVID-19.

LAC in Community Eight Mile Plains

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This workshop is for anyone wanting to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as well as current participants, families/carers and nominees.

Wednesday, 13 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Sunday, 10 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

An opportunity to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia.

INHSU 2021

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - Friday, 15 October 2021

The International Network on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU) is holding its 9th International Conference in Sydney from 13th October to 15th October.

International Conference on Health and Hepatitis Care in Substance Users - INHSU 2021

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - Friday, 15 October 2021

Join delegates from all over the world, with 20+ sessions from world-leading experts over three days.

Wicked Wednesdays: Over the Hump Series

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

How do we rekindlePerson Centred Practices in a post-pandemic world?

School to Work online workshop

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Join us for an interactive, 2 part workshop to find work experience and meaningful, paid work for your secondary school student with disability.

Online Event Youth Event Details

WA Pathways to Post School Life Information Session

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

The NDIA would like to invite WA students with a disability in Years 10-12, their parents, carers and education professionals, to attend a virtual information session.

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Free Legal Advice - Bega

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

A solicitor is available for people living in Bega and the surrounding area

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LAC in Community Emerald

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for anyone wanting to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as well as current participants, families/carers and nominees.

Got A Communication Aid - Now What?

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Develop a practical plan with interactive strategies to support the use of comprehensive communication aids such as multilevel communication books and electronic aids and apps.

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ADCET webinar: Mental health. What does it look like?

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Mental Health Week will run from 9-16 October 2021 and during that week ADCET is delighted to have Brandon Taylor, Mental Health & Wellbeing Strategy Manager for TAFE presenting this short 30-minute webinar.

Connecting Creatives: An accessible, virtual networking event

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An accessible networking event for disabled and non-disabled artists and arts workers.

 
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Collective Purpose Online Anxiety Support Group | Wayahead

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 6:00 pm

WayAhead’s Collective Purpose Online Anxiety Support group is run every second and fourth Wednesday at 6pm.

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Thursday, 14 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Sunday, 10 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

An opportunity to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia.

INHSU 2021

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - Friday, 15 October 2021

The International Network on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU) is holding its 9th International Conference in Sydney from 13th October to 15th October.

International Conference on Health and Hepatitis Care in Substance Users - INHSU 2021

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - Friday, 15 October 2021

Join delegates from all over the world, with 20+ sessions from world-leading experts over three days.

World Sight Day

Thursday, 14 October 2021

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment and is held on the second Thursday in October each year.

The Inclusive Classroom - Webinar Series

Thursday, 14 October 2021

A free online webinar

Sexuality and relationships for people with an intellectual disability workshop

Thursday, 14 October 2021 at 10:00 am

This two-part workshop series delivered by Laura Hogan and Emma Doukakis will provide an introduction to issues surrounding the support of people with an intellectual disability as they explore their own relationships and sexuality.  

LAC in Community Lutwyche

Thursday, 14 October 2021 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for anyone wanting to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as well as current participants, families/carers and nominees.

Campbelltown Nagel Online Anxiety Support Group | Wayahead

Thursday, 14 October 2021 at 10:30 am

WayAhead’s Campbelltown Nagel Online Anxiety Support group is run every second Thursday at 10:30 am.

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Online Connect Desk - Accessing the NDIS

Thursday, 14 October 2021 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Need help accessing the NDIS or have questions about supports?

Stay connected through the Community Connection Desk, Ashfield

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Talk to the Experts: Low Vision at home with some fun and games

Thursday, 14 October 2021 at 11:00 am

In this webinar, which significantly is being held on World Sight Day 2021, the Quantum RLV team will share tips and solutions to help those with low vision navigate daily tasks in the home more easily.

Online Chair Yoga

Thursday, 14 October 2021 at 12:00 pm

Burwood Council is running free, 30-minute chair yoga classes taught by instructor Kelli Howard.

Facilitating Self-Advocacy for the NDIS: Mental health

Thursday, 14 October 2021 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

An online train-the-trainer program for NDIS service providers and other mental health professionals aimed at fostering self-determination for people who may be eligible to access, or are accessing, the NDIS under the psychosocial disability stream.

Online Event Online Event Details

Friday, 15 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Sunday, 10 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

An opportunity to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia.

INHSU 2021

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - Friday, 15 October 2021

The International Network on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU) is holding its 9th International Conference in Sydney from 13th October to 15th October.

International Conference on Health and Hepatitis Care in Substance Users - INHSU 2021

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - Friday, 15 October 2021

Join delegates from all over the world, with 20+ sessions from world-leading experts over three days.

Brisbane Disability Expo

Friday, 15 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

People with Disability are embracing My Future, My Choice as a way to control how they want to live their lives now and plan for the future. The Brisbane Disability Expo will link thousands of people with a disability with hundreds of product and service providers as well as presenting a range of informative and interactive presentations delivered by industry experts.

Your Voice, Your Choice - Conference

Friday, 15 October 2021 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Disability Trust are very excited to announce that we will be holding our third Your Voice, Your Choice Conference this year continuing to hold it online as a free event for attendees, making it accessible to everyone!

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Facilitating Self-Advocacy for the NDIS: Mental health

Friday, 15 October 2021 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

An online train-the-trainer program for NDIS service providers and other mental health professionals aimed at fostering self-determination for people who may be eligible to access, or are accessing, the NDIS under the psychosocial disability stream.

Online Event Online Event Details

Saturday, 16 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Sunday, 10 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

An opportunity to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia.

Brisbane Disability Expo

Friday, 15 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

People with Disability are embracing My Future, My Choice as a way to control how they want to live their lives now and plan for the future. The Brisbane Disability Expo will link thousands of people with a disability with hundreds of product and service providers as well as presenting a range of informative and interactive presentations delivered by industry experts.

LAC in Community North Lakes

Saturday, 16 October 2021 - 4:00 pm

This workshop is for anyone wanting to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as well as current participants, families/carers and nominees.

Sunday, 17 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.