Past events and seminars
Wednesday 06 March 2019
International academic guest: Dr Nicola Grove on the Story webs – anecdotal narrative and the fabric of being and Ms Kate D'Cruz on narrative approaches in rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury.
Wednesday 13 February 2019
Ms Gail Ritchie: A Case Study of a Perpetrator: abuse in a service for young people with intellectual disabilities, and Dr David Henderson: ‘The boy tied to a stake’: The Tipping Campaign and reform at the Kew Cottages in the 1950s.
Wednesday 13 February 2019
Join us for a webinar sharing insights about our disability courses.
Wednesday 12 December 2018
Professor Lisa Brophy on Reducing Coercive Practice And Professor Christine Bigby on Active Support structures and processes
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Leading Norwegian disability researcher Professor Jan Tøssebro, on Intensive Support Services for People with Disability and Complex Support Needs
Wednesday 10 October 2018
Amanda Pagan & Colleagues on LAC planning and the community and Dr Darren O'Donovan with updates on NDIS AAT decisions.
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Ms Claire Quilliam and Ms Jasvinder Sekhon
Wednesday 08 August 2018
Professor Nora Shields on exercise and Dr Pam Kappelides on sport
Wednesday 13 June 2018
Featuring Professor Rob Wilson and Associate Professor Tonya Stebbins
Wednesday 09 May 2018
Caroline Ellis-Hill on 'lifeworld' approaches and Rhalia Christian on Dental Sevices
Wednesday 11 April 2018
Featuring Professor Teresa Iacono on Mainstream school capacity & Anoo Bhopti on Family Quality of life with a child with disability
Wednesday 28 March 2018
It's been five years since the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was launched with the promise of revolutionising the care and support of people with a range of abilities. In 2018 it's time to ask - has that commitment been delivered?
Is there Such a Thing as a Good Group Home Workshop, 28 April 2017
A workshop with Professor Christine Bigby of the Living with Disability Research Centre, in partnership with ASID and NDS.
Group homes are a very significant part of the system of services that supports people with intellectual disability. Prior to the NDIS approximately half of all Australian disability expenditure is on accommodation and most of this is on group homes. This workshop covers the following questions:
What does the research tell us? What action do we need to take to improve the quality? What are the alternatives?
Policy and Practice of Support for Decision Making Workshop, 18 November 2016
This Roundtable was hosted to share information about Australian and international developments that are furthering the rights of people with cognitive disabilities to exercise their rights to participate in decision making about their own lives, and to discuss the policy and practice issues that have arisen as new approaches to support for decision making have been trialled. Seeks to answer:
What has been learned and what are the pressing issues to be resolved?