The SoSAFE! program is a set of visual and conceptual tools designed to promote social safety for people with moderate to severe intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder. SoSAFE! provides teachers, counsellors, and other professionals with simple visual tools to enhance the social, social-sexual and social safety training of these individuals. Hosted by PECS Australia (Pyramid Educational Consultants). Thursday 9 May 2013 from 8.30am to 4.30pm at the Mercure Grosvenor, 125 North Terrace, Adelaide. Cost: Professionals $405, Parents $200. Lunch and refreshments included. Book online via: http://www.pecsaustralia.com/workshop.php?id=131 Queries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
‘Revolutionise learning, rehabilitation, and work with the new TAP•it®
The Brainary® has great pleasure inviting you to attend the Adelaide unveiling of the revolutionary new TAP•it
platform at the Independent Living Centre in South Australia.
The TAP•it Platform was designed from the ground up to make learning and meaningful employment accessible
to people with both physical and intellectual disabilities.
The TAP•it Platform:
• Improves equity & access to digital content and communication for people with disabilities
• Empowers both clients and professionals in therapeutic and rehabilitative settings
• Facilitates the integration of students with disabilities into mainstream classrooms
• Provides real opportunity for people with disabilities to engage in meaningful employment.
Dates: Wednesday 3rd, April 2013
Times: 2-3pm Workshop
Location: Independent Living Centre, 11 Blacks Road, Gilles Plains SA 5086
RSVP: (03) 5298 1176 (toll free 1300 931 664) or
DIRC Disability Forums Podcast: Unmet need in the Disability Sector – Who will care for my family member?
The podcast for the May 2012 DIRC Disability Forum, “Unmet need in the Disability Sector – Who will care for my family member?” is now available for listening. Guest speaker at this forum was David Holst, Chair, Intellectual Disability Association of South Australia.
We regret that due to a technical issue the final 30 minutes of the forum was not recorded.
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Jayne Lehmann RN CDE is designing a diabetes care, education and support manual for carers and nurses of people with an intellectual disability who have diabetes.
To aid in the development of this manual Jayne has created a survey to find out the type of resources people think will help them care for people with disabilities with diabetes.