Strengthening Disability Advocacy conference 2014
Champions of change

4 & 5 August @ Melbourne & Olympic Park Convention Centre

Pssst, have you heard about the UN Convention?


Monday 4th August, 2014: 6:00am - 7:00am


Park A


Jacqui Ward, Self Advocacy Resource Unit (SARU)

Jacqui Ward works at SARU (Self Advocacy Resource Unit) supporting and resourcing self advocacy groups in Victoria. Jacqui has worked with many different communities but her particular focus has been around disability rights and self advocacy. She also works on other community development and community arts projects. She is interested in working collaboratively with communities … Continued

Photo of Jacqui Ward, Self Advocacy Resource Unit (SARU)

Peta Ferguson, 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.

Photo of Peta Ferguson, President, Brain Injury Matters (BIM

Session Summary

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.


Audio podcast