Media Release - Stop the #Rword! 22/9/15
NSW CID wants to say something and wants to say it loud and clear.
Speech Pathology Week
We have a guest blogger this week as part of Speech Pathology Week.
Speech Pathologist Laura Blasdale has kindly agreed to tell NSW CID more about the world of speech pathology. Thanks Laura…..
Farewell to Jane Fraser AM
We lost an outstanding advocate for people with disability with the death of Jane Fraser in May. Jane was one of the leaders amongst the parent advocates who became very vocal in the 1980s in pursuing a good life in the community for all people with disability.
NSW CID on new NDIS intellectual disability reference group
For some time, NSW CID and other intellectual disability groups have been advocating to the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) about the lack of direct input to the NDIA by people with intellectual disability and their advocates. This is very important since people with intellectual disability are over 60% of participants in the NDIS.
NSW CID Conference Wrap Up & Presentations!
NSW CID held our annual conference - “We are worth the investment - people with intellectual disability & the NDIS” over 2 days in July.
NSW CID Position Statement - NDIS Quality & Safeguarding Framework
NSW CID has released it's Position Statement on the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.
This position is based on:
NSWCID runs National Roundtable on proposed NDIS quality and safeguarding framework
Governments are consulting on a proposed quality and safeguarding framework for the NDIS. Submissions close on 30 April. Click here to find out more.
NSW CID Member Speaks Out About Privatisation of NSW Government Disability Services
This month, NSW CID Member Barbara Spode speaks out about the privatisation of NSW Government Disability Services and what she feels will be the result for her daughter India.
REGO's NOW OPEN! - "We are worth the investment" - NSW CID Conference 2015
Thursday 16th July - Friday 17th July
Waterview in Bicentennial Park
Click here to register and to view the program.
NSW Road Map to Nowhere for People with Intellectual Disability!
NSW CID is alarmed by the lack of action on the mental health of people with intellectual disability in the NSW Government's response to its Mental Health Commission's Strategic Plan.
People with intellectual disability need their own peak group!!
For 60 years, there have been peak groups specifically representing people with intellectual disability both in NSW and in Canberra.
Why we do the work we do.
So the New Year has begun and as the tinsel from last year has been packed away in the office it has been replaced with fresh calendars work plans, meetings and much enthusiasm for the year ahead.
NSW CID End of Year Update – December 2014
As 2014 comes to an end NSW CID wanted to give you an update on our news.
NSW CID has kept having a strong voice about issues that are important to people with intellectual disability.
Should ADHC Close?
There is considerable community concern about the NSW Government's decision to close ADHC as the NDIS is rolled out in NSW.
10 Great Reasons To Come To #CIDConf16
It is now only ten days until the NSW CID Conference – Challenge Change Create.
1. It’s all about what matters to people with intellectual disability!
2. The NDIA will be there to answer your NDIS questions
3. Get tips on how to run a more inclusive organisation
4. Hear from ADHC on the latest news on the transfer to the NGO sector
5. Learn more about Supported Decision Making & how it all works
6. Be at the launch of “Stockton – A Time of Change” DVD
7. Dr Julian Trollor will be there to share the latest health info, tips and practices
8. Find out how to be part of creating systemic change with NSW CID
9. Hear from Jaimsie Speeding about her work as a Community Researcher
10. Meet lots of interesting people
Join us on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 September 2016 for all this and more.