Month: July 2019

Dr Fiona Rillotta1, Professor Patricia O’Brien2 1Flinders University, Disability and Community Inclusion, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Bedford Park , Australia, 2Centre for Disability Studies, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney , Sydney , Australia Background: Globally there...
  • July 30, 2019
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Ms Lisa Clarke, Mr Ben Alexander, Rachel Spencer1 1Council For Intellectual Disability, Surry Hills, Australia Aim: Participants will learn The importance of respectful communications of people with intellectual disability (PWID) How to ensure informed consent happens How to create respectful...
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Ms Rachel Spencer1, Judy Huett2 1Council For Intellectual Disability, Surry Hills, Australia, 2Speak Out Tasmania Background: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) says Member States report to UN Committee about every 5 years on progress against...
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Ms Peta  Ferguson2, Prof. Sally Robinson1, Ms Marianna Codognotto2 1Flinders University, , Australia, 2Disability Services Commissioners Office, Melbourne, Australia Participants: People with intellectual disability (self-advocates) Supporters Researchers Background: We did a project to find out about how disability services could...
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Miss Sarah Byrne1, Miss Rebeka Touzeau1, Mr Chris Bergin1, Mr Ben Alexander2 1South Australian Council on Intellectual Disability, Adelaide, Australia, 2Council for Intellectual Disability, New South Wales, Australia Participants: This workshop is aimed at people with intellectual disability (PwID), however,...
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Ms Jennifer Colechin1, Ms. Chelsea Troutman1 1Specialist Behaviour Support Services, , Australia Background: Individuals with characteristics that impact on others and limit social inclusion are often defined as complex. This notion of complexity limits access to effective treatment and the...
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Mr Paul Oxnam1, Dr Emma Gardner2, Ms Sandra Malcolm1, Ms Anne Mathieson1 1Capital And Coast District Health Board, Porirua, New Zealand, 2Department of Corrections, Wellington, New Zealand Presentation: The Regional Intellectual Disability Secure Service (RIDSS) based in Porirua, New Zealand...
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Brad Mitchell1, Emily Reaper 1Member of the Disability Services Advisory Council for Life Without Barriers Presentation: Emily will interview Brad about being a member of the Disability Services Advisory Council (DSAC) for Life Without Barriers (LWB). This is a group...
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N Crates2, K Ghosh1, Kylie Gwynne 1Corresponding author and CEO of Kinela, 2Executive General Manager, Practice Innovation and Service Development, Possability Background Participants in supported independent living are more likely to suffer premature death as a result of acute conditions...
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Ms Dayna Atkinson1, Miss Valeska Catalan1, Miss Sarah Black1 1The Argo Trust, Wellington, New Zealand Background Argo Trust is a Charity in Wellington, NZ. We provide a Residential and Vocational service for 6 people with Physical and Intellectual disabilities. Method...
  • July 30, 2019
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