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A Good Death

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 6:00 pm

PRESENTING HER BOOK A Good Death - Margaret Rice

We live in a period of intense death denial. But what if we were to smash that taboo and ask the questions we want answered. Margaret lifts the lid on the taboos that surround death, sharing practical information and compassionate advice. This is a book to help the dying and their carers feel less isolated, and help us all face death better.

Online bookings essential at For more information call 1300 581 299 or visit Council’s website at 

Supporting Adults with Fragile X Syndrome - Greenwich

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

When: Thursday 5 March 2020 6:00-9:00pm
Where: Hireup 120 Pacific Highway Greenwich 2065
Dr Marcia Braden PhD psychologist and Fragile X expert on practical strategies for providing quality supports
” Dr. Braden is the most experienced psychologist in the field of Fragile X that I know. She has seen patients for over 20 years and her behavioural and academic programs have made a wonderful difference for the people she treats.” Dr. Randi Hagerman, M.D. – Medical Director, M.I.N.D. Institute, UCDavis

More information: 1300 394 646 or

Stay Standing Program - Randwick

Friday, 6 March 2020

21 February – 27 March 2020 Fridays 9.45 am – 11.15 am

Film Night - Dulwich Hill

Friday, 6 March 2020 at 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Relationships and Private Stuff are holding a film night at Dulwich Hill. Numbers will be limited. Details of the film are to come but let Jan know if you are interested and pencil the date in.

Supporting Children with Fragile X Syndrome - Strathfield

Sunday, 8 March 2020 at 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fragile X syndrome is the leading inherited cause of intellectual disability and the most common known single gene cause of autism spectrum disorder.

Dr Marcia Braden PhD is an internationally recognised specialist in learning strategies and behaviour management for children and adults who have developmental disabilities including Fragile X syndrome and autism. Dr Braden is based in the US and will be in Australia next month at the invitation of Fragile X Association of Australia.

Vocational Support Networks - South Western Sydney

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Sydney based regions of the National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program support a number of Vocational Support Networks (VSNs) in the Sydney metropolitan area. The VSNs were originally started and organised by Department of Education Support Teacher Transition (STTs) to bring together stakeholders involved in the transition process for school leavers with disability. As the networks grew in strength, steering committees were established to help ensure the sustainability of the networks.

Older People , Pain, Pharmaceuticals and other Options

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Options for Pain

About this Event

Join us for an informative presentation from health professionals on the dangers of pharmaceuticals and other options including exercise , mindfullness meditation and other forms of therapy. Speakers include Professor Brian Draper on mood and medication, Psychologist and Prince of Wales Pain Clinic Coordinator Tom Hollins on pain and non pharmalogical alternatives and Cara Jones psychologist on Mindfullness


Self Managing Your NDIS Supports Workshop - Maitland

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 at 9:50 am - 1:00 pm

Are you thinking of Self-Managing your NDIS plan? What is involved in Self-Management? What are the benefits and challenges of Self Managing? How do I employ my own staff?