Events on week 18-24 October 2021

Monday, 18 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.

LAC in Community Gold Coast

Monday, 18 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.

Learn Easy English - 2 day writing course - Online October 2021

Monday, 18 October 2021 at 9:15 am - 4:30 pm

Participants develop an understanding of Easy English, review current resources and research, and begin to develop their own Easy English document with the support of Access Easy English staff. 

Rockhampton: Using your plan workshop

Monday, 18 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. 

Choosing a High School, advice from Parents and Young People

Monday, 18 October 2021 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Useful information and practical tips for preparing your young person for high school.

Tuesday, 19 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.

LAC in Community North Lakes

Tuesday, 19 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.

LAC in Community Gunyah

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

LAC in Community Gold Coast

Tuesday, 19 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.

Conscious Care & Support Discussion Series 2021

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Conscious Care & Support Discussion Series 2021 - 8 sessions.  To optimally meet the holistic support needs of individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, and / or a mood / mental health disorder, core competencies, traditional support practices, behavioural management strategies and accountability systems are essential, but are just not enough – equally essential is that supporters and leaders must have...

LAC in Community Eight Mile Plains

Tuesday, 19 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, 20 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.

World Osteoporosis Day

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on October 20th, and launches a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease.

Learn Easy English - 2 day writing course - Online October 2021

Wednesday, 20 October 2021 at 9:15 am - 4:30 pm

Participants develop an understanding of Easy English, review current resources and research, and begin to develop their own Easy English document with the support of Access Easy English staff. 

Bringing up great kids

Wednesday, 20 October 2021 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

What are the long-forgotten messages in our own past that influence the way we parent our children? What messages do I want to give to my children?

LAC in Community Lutwyche

Wednesday, 20 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.

Tuning in to Teens

Wednesday, 20 October 2021 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: A free six-session parenting program for parents of young people aged 11-19.

Online Event Online Event Details

Family, Carers and Friends support session

Wednesday, 20 October 2021 at 5:00 pm

Topic: Meaningful communication

Online Event Online Event Details

Thursday, 21 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.

School to Work online workshop

Thursday, 21 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

The Inclusive Classroom - Webinar Series

Thursday, 21 October 2021

A free online webinar

Sexuality and relationships for people with an intellectual disability workshop

Thursday, 21 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.  

Have you ever served?

Thursday, 21 October 2021 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Ask the question and find out how to support veterans in our community.

Online Chair Yoga

Thursday, 21 October 2021 at 12:00 pm

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

Friday, 22 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.

Loud Shirt Day

Friday, 22 October 2021

You’re invited to make noise and get LOUD for kids who are deaf or hard of hearing. It couldn’t be easier to show your support, all you need to start is a LOUD shirt!

WA Pathways to Post School Life Information Session

Friday, 22 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.

Online Event NDIS Event Details

Sensory Art Class

Friday, 22 October 2021 at 12:30 pm

Sensory art class for children aged 6 and over. Come join us for some online fun!

Saturday, 23 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.

Sunday, 24 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.