NDIS participants Improved Learning and CB Lifelong Learning supports

Capacity Building - Improved Learning This support category is for provision of skills training, advice, assistance with arrangements and orientation to assist a participant moving from school to further education. Transition through School and to Further Education This support item is for the provision of skills training, advice, assistance [...]

By |2021-07-22T02:24:25+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on NDIS participants Improved Learning and CB Lifelong Learning supports

Where to from here? National Conference for the Disability Sector

Where to from here? 21-22 July   |   10.30am - 2.30pm AEST  WTFH is for everyone in the disability sector who wants to unpack what we’ve been through and gain a stronger sense of where it's all going. WTFH is designed to facilitate learnings that apply to your role, to [...]

By |2021-06-11T03:04:18+00:00June 11th, 2021|Events, Professional development|Comments Off on Where to from here? National Conference for the Disability Sector

Vic – Pathways to Post School Life – NDIS

A session for young people in Years 10-12 and their families The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and the Department of Education and Training (DET), Victoria would like parents/carers of young Victorians with a disability in Years 10-12 to attend a virtual information session. This is a session for [...]

By |2021-05-03T00:28:55+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Events, Opportunities|Comments Off on Vic – Pathways to Post School Life – NDIS

Ready-Set-Connect disability networking event

Ready-Set-Connect Our popular disability networking event Ready-Set-Connect is coming to Frankston. And we’re inviting you to join us, as an attendee, to network with your local NDIS community! Ready-Set-Connect is a structured and fun event based on a speed dating format. Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm Date: Wednesday 24 March. [...]

By |2021-03-18T01:10:36+00:00March 18th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Ready-Set-Connect disability networking event

Transitioning to Meaningful Employment with NDIS

Disability Employment: using Customised Employment & the NDIS to support choice Transitioning to Meaningful Employment Disability Employment: using Customised Employment & the NDIS to support choice Join Knox City Council Disability Services and Youth Services for this parent webinar presented by Jon Adams, Centre for Disability Employment Research and Practice. Open to parents, carers and [...]

By |2021-03-09T00:39:17+00:00March 9th, 2021|Events, Webinars|1 Comment

5 ways Support Coordinators can help NDIS participants find a job

Supporting Employment Outcomes - advice for Support Coordinators Author: Sally Coddington Published by DSC 1 March 2020 The NDIA has been busy making changes to NDIS funding for employment and has an employment strategy aptly titled the NDIS Employment Strategy 2019 – 2022. While all this effort indicates a welcome emphasis [...]

By |2021-03-02T03:09:37+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on 5 ways Support Coordinators can help NDIS participants find a job

Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

The NDIA aims to have 30 per cent of participants of a working age in meaningful employment by 30 June 2023 and it is busy making changes to the NDIS funding for employment. But low expectations, ongoing and systemic discrimination and complex employment support systems persist as barriers to reaching [...]

By |2021-02-03T04:56:10+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Professional development|Comments Off on Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

Host NDIS info sessions and workshops

What is this all about? Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has funding to host 47 information sessions all over Australia and online between May and December this year. The workshop information and booklets are all ready to go - but we need a few more people with disability from different parts [...]

By |2021-01-27T00:52:26+00:00January 26th, 2021|Events, Resources|Comments Off on Host NDIS info sessions and workshops

The voices of children and young people with disability

The primary purpose of this work was to ensure that children and young people with disabilities in NSW had the opportunity to express their voices, opinions and experiences in line with the principle of participation emphasised in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Convention [...]

By |2021-01-28T00:23:54+00:00January 25th, 2021|Research|Comments Off on The voices of children and young people with disability

Getting Work Ready for students with diverse AbILITES Lifelong Learning Festival Event

Getting Work Ready for students with diverse AbILITES Lifelong Learning Festival Event When: 19th November 2020, 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm Where: Online via WebEX Do you have a young person with a diverseability who is wondering how or where they will secure employment in the future? Join our expert [...]

By |2020-11-16T01:37:07+00:00November 16th, 2020|Webinars|Comments Off on Getting Work Ready for students with diverse AbILITES Lifelong Learning Festival Event