DisabilitySPOT (previously known as SPOTonDD) members can access member rates for this year’s PsychDD Conference.
Date: 29 November 2019
Location: Rydges Parramatta
You can find more information about the program and conference details on their website here.
Date: Thursday 21st November 2019, 1pm-4pm
Location: Western Sydney University, Kingswood Campus, Building L, Room 1.04
Presenters: Professor Roger Stancliffe (University of Sydney) and Dr Michele Wiese (Western Sydney University)
Cost: $50 (general registration) or $25 (student/concession), includes free parking,
Click here to read more about the OT position at RIDBC.
NDIS have recorded a webinar they hosted on Assistive Technology: Wheelchairs, aids and devices. The panel discusses recent changes to AT processes and resources, how to prepare for a planning meeting with AT needs, and how to escalate urgent issues
Professor Leanne Dowse presents on ASID’s position paper on Intellectual Disability and complex needs. View the presentation here.
Our current SPOT on DD President, Rene, and Executive Member, Kim, had the privilege of sitting on a Uniting Q&A panel on the topic of report writing in the NDIS. Click here to watch it.
An interesting article on a momentous decision by the tribunal in relation to the feeding needs for people with a disability.
Click here to read it.
Mobility Engineering is a supplier for disability transport products. They have helpful videos on their Youtube channel regarding child safety harnesses, restraints, wheelchair transport and other products.
Click here to access their Youtube channel.
The ASID has released position statements regarding Intellectual Disability and Complex Needs. Click here to read more about it and for the background paper.
There are some great resources on this website including the zero tolerance program. There is some online training that is worth a look.