We are excited to welcome Annette to the Get That Good Life! conference. Annette will provide an overview of The Good Life and how a strong vision helped her son to achieve it.
Annette is the mother of five children and grandmother to two. She is passionate about inclusion and belonging in community.
Annette believes that inclusion in the school setting is where the Good Life journey starts. In her experience, inclusive education was the critical factor that created community belonging for her son.
Annette has been affiliated with Family Advocacy NSW for 18 years. She has spoken at and facilitated many workshops promoting inclusion in education, the community, and the workforce.
The Essential Worker
Annette Bush and Jacob Bush
In this presentation, you will hear how Jacob’s family thoughtfully and intentionally crafted a Good Life for him.
Jacob leads a life full of meaning, purpose, contribution, and belonging. Amongst other roles, he is a
- Woolworths Employee
- Small Business Owner
- Coffee Trailer Volunteer
- surfer and surf club member
- gym and music enthusiast
- and much-loved brother and uncle.
Together, Jacob’s family made intentional choices about critical life elements such as education, community and work. The strong Vision they hold for Jacob’s life has guided this process every step of the way.
This presentation will highlight the importance of having a Vision for a Good Life. It will emphasise the value of seeking typical experiences and holding high expectations for people with disability. And it will demonstrate how community connection can lead to opportunities, enduring relationships, and a life filled with rich experiences.