Beyond Tomorrow Conference

Presented by early learning service provider, ECMS, Beyond Tomorrow is a leading early childhood conference designed for everyone interested in, or working for the development and wellbeing of children aged 0-8. At Beyond Tomorrow, expert speakers will challenge, enlighten and inspire attendees as they explore the opportunities that can be realised by ‘reaching out’ in […]

This entry was posted on May 19, 2015

Let’s Get Physical Sports & Recreation Program

The Victorian Blind Cricket Association in conjunction with Guide Dogs Victoria is pleased to announce the details of their 2015 Let’s Get Physical Sports and Recreational Program commencing May 17th 2015. Please refer to the links below for full details of the program and the registration form. Let’s Get Physical flyer (76KB, DOCX)  2015 Lets […]

This entry was posted on May 19, 2015

Video Games and their Impact on Children and Young People

Parent Information Forum on Thursday evening, 11th June – 7.30pm – 9.30pm Steven Dupon, founder of and Manager of YMCA Youth Services will present an information forum for parents on ‘Video Games and their Impact on Children and Young People’. At this forum, Steven will present: • Both the positive and negative impacts of […]

This entry was posted on May 18, 2015

Parentzone Eastern offers Stepping Stones Program

Parentzone Eastern is pleased to be offering the Triple P “Stepping Stones” program, targeted specifically for parents who have a child (aged 0-12 years) with a disability or special needs. The Term 2, 2015 group commences on Thursday 28th May from 10am – 12 noon at Lilydale. This Stepping Stones program is FREE of charge for […]

This entry was posted on May 18, 2015

Leading to Better Lives

Leading to Better Lives is a unique opportunity for families of young people with a disability to dream big for the future in a creative one day workshop  and anyone interested in supporting better lives for people with disability. Lead by filmmaker, disability advocate and parent Sarah Barton with a presentation from her daughter Stella Barton. […]

This entry was posted on May 12, 2015

Circles of Support

The idea of an active support network is really an old idea in our society. For people with disabilities it is an idea and practice that has been around for at least 25 years. It is not a service or program, rather Circles are a group of people who are intentionally invited to come together […]

This entry was posted on April 27, 2015

NDIS webinar: Tips for families and carers

NDIS is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday 29th April, 1pm-2pm (AEDT). The panel will discuss experiences and tips for families and carers preparing for the big transition. Sue Salthouse, Convenor of Women With Disabilities ACT, will MC the webinar. You can submit questions before or during the webinar by: -using the hashtag #NDISwebinar on […]

This entry was posted on April 27, 2015

Preparing for the NDIS

Manningham City Council presents a practical information session on the NDIS for individuals, families and workers When: Wednesday 22 April 2015, 10.00 am – 12 noon Venue: Manningham Civic Centre, Function Room 2, 699 Doncaster Road, Doncaster Be more informed about the NDIS, including: • How to prepare for the NDIS • Concerns and issues […]

This entry was posted on March 31, 2015

Mindfulness Meditation

An opportunity to learn mindfulness meditation An 8 week group program is available through Irabina Autism Services that combines meditation with therapy for people who have a child with autism. The group teaches a range of exercises and skills based on Meditation and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – which helps people to change unhelpful or unhealthy thinking […]

This entry was posted on March 30, 2015

Active Youth Program – Free Pass

The Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre is offering a free pass for children to try a class in their ‘Active Youth’ Program.  The program caters for children from four years and up with two of the classes for children of all abilities.  The focus is to make fitness a part of a healthy lifestyle whilst having fun! The programs […]

This entry was posted on March 25, 2015