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 ORGANISATIONAL MEMBERS

DDWA thanks the following members for their ongoing support:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Do you or someone you know use assistive technology? 

AT Chat is a peer to peer information and communication hub

created by people with disability for people with people with disability. 

See video here

AT Chat is being launched at a party on 

Friday 13th October 4.30pm-8.00pm

click on the flyer below for more details

 

 


 

 

DDWA is a not-for-profit organisation and all donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Your donation will contribute towards

- more workshops, information sessions and training for individuals, their family members and the people who support them 
- more resources being developed for families and professionals 

 - more advocacy and support for people in our community

- more advocacy and representation to the decision makers on the issues you let us know about and work on with us

Please get in touch if you are interested in supporting or sponsoring the work of DDWA.

 

PEER SUPPORT GROUPS IN PERTH METRO AND REGIONS

Would you like to find out more about peer support groups in WA?

 

Are you looking for a service provider?

Click here to find:

- the link to the list of disability service organisations which provide service on behalf of Disability Services Commission, sorted by region: REGION

- the list of services registered to provide services under NDIS in our State: WA

Are you interested in participating in research projects?

    

Click on the image above to read the report....

"The lives of people with disability are often secret lives. We are routinely segregated and isolated from our non-disabled peers – we live, work and play in places which are not often frequented by those without disability. Often, we are lonely. If we do not have families, paid staff are sometimes the only people in our lives. We are shut out by barriers to participation in Australian life, and shut in when we are hidden in institutional settings."

(Report authors Samantha Connor and Ben Keely)

The Peer Connect website is for people living with disability, their families and supporters.

The website has information about having choice and control in your life, the NDIS, connecting with Peer Support Networks and getting involved with your community.

www.peerconnect.org.au/

 

Duchenne Foundation in WA have published a great new story for children called "That's What Wings Are For". Part proceeds from sales of the book will go to the Duchenne Foundation.

Read more about it here, including an author interview 

  

 

 

 

 

What's Happening
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Click here to see and register for any of our events:  REGISTER

 

2 June 2016 - Broome

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14 June 2016 - Northam

PLEASE NOTE - TO  RSVP: bronwyn.pike@ddc.org.au (please do not click on "register" above for this event)

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15 June 2016 - Moora

PLEASE NOTE - TO RSVP: bronwyn.pike@ddc.org.au (please do not click on "register" above for this event)

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17 June 2016 - Rockingham & 27 June Padbury

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22 June 2016 - Melville

*Click on the image to see the list of Host Family providers

 

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30 June - West Perth

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IMPORTANT DATES - Graduate Certificate of Education

4 July 2016 - Scholarship applications close

26 July 2016 - Semester 2. Study commences for this course - applicants must be available to study from this week.

Click on the information flyer below to read more about the course.

Click on information flyer to find out more