Jan Kruger

  • Silhouette of a mountain climber helping one other climber to the top

    The Importance of One Person at a Time

    03 February 2022

    The 'one person at a time' approach helps us understand a person's interests, attributes, needs, potential contributions and ideal life path. Such insights ensure that the person is properly supported to live their best life.

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  • Hand-drawn houses in a neighbourhood

    The Importance of Neighbourhood and a Tribute to Brianna

    03 March 2022

    Jan Kruger describes the importance of neighbourhood and community. She also offers a tribute to Brianna Smith.

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  • Person standing in front of Parliament House in Canberra holds a placard saying "Defend Our NDIS".

    #DefendOurNDIS!

    14 April 2022

    With the election just a few weeks away, it's time for Australians with disability, their families, and their supporters to share the importance of defending the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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  • Red ballot box on blue background

    The importance of supporting Australians with Disability to vote

    20 May 2022

    It’s the eve of the Federal Election. The democracy sausages have been ordered, the gas bottles for the barbeques have been filled, and the how-to-vote leaflets are ready for distribution. Local candidates are polishing up their game-day smiles and Election Night speeches. Many young Australians are preparing to vote for the first time on Saturday......

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  • A child sits alone as if in time out

    The power of valued roles in “managing behaviour”

    21 June 2022

    I recently heard an author speak about his recently published e-book, Lessons in Listening by Yeiter. Parts of this book discuss how to support individuals with a disability who are also known for being difficult, aggressive, violent, and labelled as a “behaviour problem”. Yeiter’s powerful storytelling made me wonder how often a person’s behaviour becomes.....

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  • The people who attended our Family Leadership weekend in 2018.

    Vale, Jeremy Ward

    21 July 2022

    I find it hard to describe the great sorrow we all feel with the loss of Jeremy Ward, who passed away on 6 July after a short battle with cancer. Jeremy was such a kind, inspirational, thoughtful man. He was a devoted husband, loving father, doting grandfather and friend to many. He was a strong.....

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