President, Brain Injury Matters (BIM
Peta is the current president of Brain Injury Matters (BIM), a self advocacy group run by and for people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Peta is tired of saying, “BIM is the only ABI self advocacy group in Australia, possibly the world” and is actively trying to change this situation.
Pssst, have you heard about the UN Convention?
Monday 4th August, 2014: 6:00am - 7:00am
This session showcases the latest resources developed by SARU including the Pssst Kit. Jacqui Ward, Self advocacy Unit (SARU) and Peta Ferguson, Brain Injury Matters (BIM), do a show-and-tell of fun resources and videos finishing with an all inclusive game of UNCRPD Bingo.
Deafblind World & My vote my right
Monday 4th August, 2014: 3:30am - 5:00am
DeafBlind Victorians deliver their interactive hands-on presentation DeafBlind World that shows what it is like to be deafblind. Then Matthew Potocnik, Education and Disability Engagement Officer at Victorian Electoral Commission explains how easy it is to vote and what help is available to make sure you get your voice heard in this year’s State election.