October 2009

WishFest:
We have lots of skilled volunteers looking to grant wishes and help us reach our target of $1 million of free services to Australian charities.
You ' re invited to try Wheelchair Basketball in Wyndham!
If you love basketball, would like to meet some new friends and are looking for an exciting new challenge, then why not register your interest for wheelchair basketball?
Overcoming the Barriers - Supporting women with a disability to access cancer screening in Hobsons Bay
This professional development day is for people who care for and support women with disabilities. The full day workshop aims to address the barriers faced by women with a disability in accessing breast and cervical cancer screening services in the north west region.
In Control Australia Discussion Forum
Join the discussion and reflect on self-directed funding in Victoria. Is it working for you? What works and what needs to improve.
Diversity Planner - Disability
Join the Team that makes a difference At Maribyrnong we strive to achieve an inclusive community that is welcoming and celebrating people of all abilities.
A house burnt down.. nothing left but ashes.
a short story about the dangers of Plug-In room freshners.
Sportaid.com - Wheelchairs for Sport & Everyday
Sportaid has the largest selection of sports wheelchairs and wheelchair accessories in the market!
Costumes for Chair Users
With Halloween coming up, and the general festive season almost upon us, here are some suggestions for costumes for chair users. Be the hit of the dress up party with these simple ideas.
The tip of the iceberg, ARATA National Conference
The ARATA National Conference, will be held in Hobart, Tasmania, the home of the ice breakers heading to the Antarctic. Papers will similarly crack through the surface to look more deeply at what lies beneath, explore new frontiers and meet the challenges of the pitfalls and crevasses.
CALL FOR PAPERS
National Disability Services Victoria and Disability Professionals Victoria are partnering to hold the largest annual Victorian conference for disability for organisations and professionals in 2010.
Green Special interest group.
Going green on a budget: How do I lead my organisation to implement sustainability on a shoestring?
'Walk Against Family Violence'
Our walk together will symbolise the ongoing campaign for an end to family violence. The lunch following the Walk is to celebrate the campaigning achievements of recent years.
Lauren's Creed :- Brimbank Libraries.
Brimbank Libraries are very excited to host an Autism talk on raising children with Autism by Dianne Winbanks on December 3 (International Day for People with Disabilities).
New Workshops about ADHD.
I am constantly receiving emails from people, particularly parents, who were not aware of the workshops conducted in their area. below is a list of such Workshops.
School Holiday Ideas
School holidays can be a trying time for all families but with a child with ADHD they can be a nightmare. Below are some tips.
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