Gillian from Families4Families talks about how vital peer support was for regaining a sense of self after she acquired a brain injury.
Kate Strohm from Siblings Australia shares her insights about setting up a new national peer support group.
The Sydney Queer and Disability Community Group
Brisbane Hot Topics Local Support Group met recently to begin an exciting new digital story project to learn how to make a digital story. We are planning to make stories that demonstrate the positive contribution and influence people with intellectual disability have.
The You+Me=Community is a community festival initiated by the Huon Disability Network, a peer network, which is part of the Tasmanian DSO Speak Out consortium. After over a year of collaborative planning with Baptcare and the Huon Valley Council, the inaugural festival was held on Sunday 4 March in Huonville. The main goals of the festival were to Have fun! Create opportunities for people with a disability to make community connections Raise awareness with the broader community about people living with disability and their rights to be a part of community life: to have a place to belong Raise awareness [...]
Stand by Me was a campaign run by the NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance that empower people with a disability to have a voice.
The local VALiD Clayton Peer Action Group has named Showbiz Cinemas as Ballarat’s most accessible venue. The Everard and Mattson Memorial Award was presented in December last year by Buninyong MP Geoff Howard as an acknowledgement of the cinema’s effort to make their venue wholly accessible for those living with disability.
The Korean Cockatoos Disability & Carers Association Inc is a community group for Korean families with children who have been diagnosed with Autism and other developmental disorders. It has been running for more than 10 years and has grown to more than 50 families.