A Story Of Inspiration And Hope
Canadian Presenter: Alison Ouellette
Tuesday 7th March 2017
ACT Youth Coalition
46 Clianthus St, O’Connor ACT 2602
Registration fee: $80 (includes a light supper, notes)
What Is Possible In Open Employment
Presenter: Peter Symonds
7th & 8th November 2016
6:30 – 8:30pm
Woden School, 127 Denison St, Deakin ACT (7th November)
ACT Youth Coalition, 46 Clianthus St, O’Connor (8th November)
Cost: FREE (Register below)
If you have been told a day program or an Australian Disability Enterprise is the only option for your son or daughter with a disability, well think again. Come along to hear stories of what is possible in open employment. You will hear about customising job duties, how to ensure the support is right and taking the next step. [Read more…]
The Practical Application Of Socially Inclusive Pathways
And Valued Roles
Presenters: Deb Rouget and Jan Kruger
19th and 20th October 2016
9am – 5pm
Canberra Mercure (Olims Hotel)
Corner Limestone and Ainslie Avenue, Braddon
Enabling Communities To Include People With Disabilities
Presenter: Jane Sherwin
28th September 2016
5pm – 9pm
Violet Sheridan, Day 1 9am
Jan Kruger, Day 1 9:10am
Dr Chris Bourke MLA, Day 1 9:30am
An Exploration Of the Social Role Valorisation Framework (SRV) As The Vehicle To Obtaining The Good Things Of Life For People That Are Marginalised
Presenter: John Armstrong, Senior SRV Trainer
28th & 29th November 2016
ACT Youth Coalition, 46 Clianthus Street, O’Connor, Canberra
Cost: $260 GST incl per person
(incl handouts, lunch & morning/afternoon tea)
Registrations limited to 40 attendees
If you are a person with a disability who requires financial support to attend the Strengthening Communities conference you may be eligible for a bursary.
DO NOT proceed with booking a ticket through Trybooking.
Applications for a Bursary are for people with a disability and their families who live within the ACT and who are experiencing financial hardship and are unable to pay for the registration to attend the conference from their own resources.
If you wish to apply for a fee reduction or bursary you need to complete an application form and return it to Imagine More. Once your application has been considered, you will be contacted by Imagine More of our decision. Imagine More must receive your form by 5thAugust, 2016.
Download the Bursary Application Form here or email firstname.lastname@example.org for one.
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Day 1, 9:45am – Keynote
There is no denying the importance of Vision in order to inspire and direct one’s life.
In this keynote address, Janet Klees will speak from her long experiences with families to touch on aspects of Vision that will give yours power and direction. She will speak to Vision’s ability to guide and shape experience, and then the importance of grounding your Vision in principles to keep you on track. As usual, Janet will interweave stories of possibility and offer the outlines of a practical strategy that can act as an engine for your Vision.
Day 1, 10:50am – Keynote
Margaret explains the practical implications for people with disability and families in working in “right relationship” with service providers and community. She will share her experience in changing from an angry defensive parent to working creatively with those who came into her daughter’s life. She will offer some handy tips on how to remain “on top of things” even in the most dire moments. She maintains that if she can do it, anyone can!