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Making Control & Choice Real - Supporting Self-advocacy

Making Control & Choice Real - Supporting Self-advocacy - Has Ended

 29 Jul, 2014 - 29 Jul, 2014
 Tue 9:30am - Tue 4:00pm
 20 Genge Street
  Canberra, ACT
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Want to learn more about supporting people with disabilities to speak up for themselves? 

Gain confidence to support people with disabilities making their own decisions

  • Recognise when you are supporting self-advocacy and how not to overstep the mark

  • Gain skills in this emerging contemporary service development

  • Support people with disabilities to take advantage of the NDIS and self-directed funding


Who:         Anyone who wants to support people with disabilities to speak up for themselves:Community and support workers, family members, teachers, coaches, neighbours – you. 

In this course you will learn about:

  • Advocacy, self-advocacy and supported decision making
  • Skills and strategies to assist people to develop their self-advocacy skills

  • Human rights for people with disabilities- what are they how do you safeguard them

  • Balancing duty of care, dignity of risk and self-advocacy

  • Local resources & information


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 Advocacy for Inclusionorganiser
 02 6257 4005

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Advocacy for Inclusion is a small Canberra based charity providing advocacy support to people with disabilities in the ACT. We focus on human rights, in particular the rights of people with disabilites to speak for themselves and make their own decisions.

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