Strengthening Disability Advocacy conference 2012
Disability advocacy and the legal system: You be the judge!

Monday 26 & Tuesday 27 March 2012 @ Melbourne Park Function Centre

Kerry Stringer

Photo of Kerry Stringer, Chair, Victorian Coalition of ABI Service Providers (VCASP)

Chair, Victorian Coalition of ABI Service Providers (VCASP)

Kerry has extensive experience in the disability sector and is passionate about working with people with disability and complex needs. Over the past 12 months Kerry has chaired the Victorian Coalition of ABI Service Providers (VCASP) VCASP was established in 1998, in response to the need for co-ordinated policy and service development for people affected by acquired brain injury (ABI).

VCASP is a not-for-profit peak body acting on behalf of public and private sector service providers who assist people with acquired brain injuries, their families and others involved in their support. This year Kerry worked with the VCASP Criminal Justice Sub-Committee to develop the VCASP Position Paper : People with Acquired Brain Injury and the Criminal Justice System.


Criminal justice system and people with disability

Tuesday 27th March, 2012: 3:00am - 4:00am

In spite of law reform efforts to strengthen the rights of victims of crime who have a cognitive impairment, there are still significant barriers in prosecuting these cases.