Find out about interesting online resources and events happening in Perth this month.
Valued Lives Workshops
Valued Lives will be hosting Sam Paior from The Growing Space in Adelaide, who will share her expertise and knowledge on all things NDIS, presenting workshops in the week 11-15 March 2019.
Sam is a parent, Support Coordinator and Advocate who has mastered the art of simplifying her delivery of NDIS information, making what can seem overwhelming and confusing, much simpler to understand.
Sam will present her signature workshops here in Perth and in Bunbury:
- Mastering Self-Management
- Nuts and Bolts of the NDIS
- NDIS Deep Dive Workshop
You are welcome to join these workshops where you will learn in depth what the NDIS is all about, how it works and how to make the most of it.
For more information and to purchase tickets, click on any of the following Eventbrite links to find the workshop that suits best:
Mastering Self-Management – 11 March in Applecross, Perth
NDIS Deep Dive Workshop – 12 March in Applecross, Perth
Nuts and Bolts of the NDIS – 13 March in Bunbury
Mastering Self-Management – 13 March in Bunbury
Nuts and Bolts of the NDIS – 14 March in Joondalup, Perth
Development Disability WA NDIS Parent & Carer Training Workshops
Do you feel you need training in ways to support your son’s or daughter’s development & for them to have positive relationships at home, school & work?
Here’s how you can use NDIS funding to help you feel more knowledgeable, confident & empowered in supporting them. You may be able to access funding for training if your goal is to increase your knowledge & skills.
- Understanding Challenging Behaviour
- Is There a Better Way? Positive behaviour support
- Behaviour Support into Practice – weekend training retreat
- Complex Communication Needs and the NDIS
- Standing Up For Someone You Love – capacity building workshop
- Understanding Family Strengths
- Supporting Friendships and Relationships
- Circles of Support
- Introduction to Recruiting and Managing Staff
- How to Self-Manage Funding
- Future Planning
- Safe Guardianship
Fishability recreational fishing program for January to June 2019 is filling up fast, if you haven’t already viewed the calendar don’t leave it too much longer. Click here for the calendar of activities.
Book online and join the fun. Such a great initiative and who knows you might catch your lunch!
We’ve talked about Befriend before but they offer so much and more and in their latest newsletter, they posted an interesting TED talk on What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness!
We thought why not share it to highlight the great stuff Befriend posts and pop in a link to sign up to their newsletter.
Accessible Travel Tips & News (including 50% discount VIRGIN flights)
If you haven’t already signed up to the Have Wheelchair Will Travel newsletter then now is a perfect opportunity. This month they have launched Travel with Special Needs a travel agency which specialises in booking packages for people of all abilities and needs.
Visit their website to take advantage of the Virgin Australia Disability Assistant Concession Fare and they now accept approved support devices designed to provide additional postural support to infants and children, including The Carrot 3000 seat, Carrot XL, The Firefly GoTo Seat and the Meru Travel Chair. If you need assistance to travel, your companion may be entitled to 50% off their fare.
Alternatively call the booking team they are happy to help on free call 1300 404 100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Self-advocacy, Citizenship & Inclusion
The WA Division of the Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability is holding a seminar on self-advocacy, citizenship and inclusion (see attached flyer). The seminar is open to people with lived experience of intellectual disability, families and carers, advocates, and disability service providers.
Learn about the fundamentals of friendship, feeling included, and having a say in your own life. How can you support others to speak up for themselves and get involved in life?
Held 2 April at 3:30pm in Morley.
See what DADAA is presenting, new programs and events on its website here.
Sculpture by the Sea
It has commenced up until Monday 18th March at Cottesloe Beach.
If you haven’t already checked out the access and inclusion program for Sculpture by the Sea: (click to view full info).
DaaDa is the access and inclusion program partner for the event.