Advocating for your child


Date and time: Wed 12th May, 2021 - Wed 19th May, 2021, 8-10pm, 1-3pm, 10:30am - 12:30pm, 10am - 12pm

Venue: Online

Advocating for your child provides an opportunity for parents to learn how to work effectively with their child’s teacher and school to achieve positive educational outcomes for their child. The workshop looks at: What advocacy means and why it’s important How to create positive partnerships with schools Children’s rights in education How parents can advocate … Continued

Confidence Skills


Date and time: Wed 12th May, 2021, 10:30am - 12pm

Venue: Hayden Raysmith Room Ross House 247-251 Flinders Lane Melbourne

This is part of a workshop series for people with intellectual disability by people with intellectual disability! In this workshop you will: Learn about your strengths Find your courage Be assertive

Australian Universal Design Conference


Date and time: Mon 17th May, 2021,

Venue: Victoria Pavilion, Melbourne Showgrounds

Cost: See registration details for more information.

Universal design is a process of thinking and designing inclusively, whether it is a house, website, product, service, or a learning program. Universal design is itself explained in a diversity of ways across the world: “design-for-all” and “inclusive design” are other terms used. Designing universally means being inclusive of a diverse population. It is a … Continued

Independent Living Expo


Date and time: Tue 18th May, 2021,

Venue: Melbourne Showgrounds

Be a part of the leading exhibition for assistive technology, aged care equipment, rehabilitation products, lifestyle services, specialist modified motor vehicles and much, much more. Join ATSA and more than 130 exhibitors and 45 education sessions. Pre-register today for Free Entry – Free Coffee – Free Parking – Free Seminar Program – all in a … Continued

Everyone’s right to make their own health decisions


Date and time: Tue 18th May, 2021, 12:30 - 1:30pm

Venue: Online

This session is about the importance of communicating effectively with, and understanding the rights of people with disability to make their own decisions about their medical treatment. Learn about the relevant laws, hear from people with lived experience of disability and gain practical tips. This webinar is a 2021 Law Week event and part of OPA’s Healthy Discussions project … Continued

Public hearing: NDIS and service providers


Date and time: Mon 24th May, 2021 - Mon 7th Jun, 2021,

Venue: Sydney & livestream, Adelaide & livestream

Public hearings gather evidence about violence, neglect, abuse and exploitation of people with disability. They are formal proceedings in which witnesses give evidence, under oath or affirmation, about events and issues that are relevant to the Disability Royal Commission’s terms of reference. All public hearings of the Royal Commission are recorded and streamed live on … Continued

Harnessing the Power of Valued Roles


Date and time: Tue 25th May, 2021 - Fri 11th Jun, 2021, 10am - 12:30pm, 10am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online

This is a 2 session webinar series. Our roles are not only an important part of our identity but they provide the means to belong and contribute to the community. People with an intellectual disability and/or Autism are often denied access to the abundance of valued roles available in the community. Or we might be … Continued

Managing Wellbeing when Working with Complex Trauma Webinar


Date and time: Wed 26th May, 2021, 2pm - 3:30pm

Venue: Online

Cost: $55

Take an important step toward self-care. This webinar provides information about wellbeing and self-care when working with clients who have Complex Trauma. By participating in this webinar, participants will: Learn about the different stress responses when working with Complex Trauma Understand the impacts of working with trauma material Learn more about vicarious resilience and compassion satisfaction Undertake … Continued

LGBTIQA+ people with intellectual disability


Date and time: Thu 27th May, 2021, 12pm - 1pm (AEST)

Venue: Webinar

Cost: Free ASID members & Concession | $25 Non-members

This seminar will present the contemporary research based understandings surrounding LGBTIQA+ people with intellectual disability. It will then address the current service provision and legislative context to support service providers and staff working alongside LGBTIQA+ people with intellectual disability. It will conclude with a discussion and opportunity for questions with a panel of LGBTIQA+ people … Continued