When COVID-19 arrived on Australian shores in 2019, people with disability knew that they would be adversely affected. But their very real concerns were ignored which heightened the level of fear and sense of helplessness. From the outset, governments and service providers failed to consider what might be needed to keep people with disability safe. … Continued
Disability Advocates are highly likely to identify family violence or receive disclosures of experiences of violence in their work. Rates of violence against people with disabilities are around twice as high as across the general population. Yet the links between the disability advocacy sector and the family violence response system is not clear. Jen Hargrave … Continued
Supporting informed pregnancy decision making for people with intellectual disabilities who have experienced violence – A collaborative, mixed-methods practice and research project. Speakers: Kari Vallury and Victoria Tucker
Come along to WDV Bendigo Hub monthly meeting. We are a social group. We are passionate about our rights. We want to be visible in our community.