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Family Advocacy – Let’s Get started: Getting Ready for School and Life • Online


Wednesday 26 May
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
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Explore the lifelong benefits of inclusive education for children with disability

The Let’s Get Started: Getting Ready for School and Life workshop will be presented for Plumtree by Family Advocacy.

Do you have a son or daughter with disability or developmental delay who will be starting school in the next couple of years or has recently started school?

Are you interested in them going to a mainstream school – an ordinary class with children of their own age?

The Let’s Get Started – Getting Ready for School and Life workshop aims to help you start planning a positive future and looking at what is needed to achieve an inclusive education


Learn about

  • Family Advocacy and how they can be useful to you
  • The education system
  • Inclusion- what does that mean?
  • Possible supports in the school system
  • Relationship and communication with the school;
  • Practical strategies, tips and ideas to assist in planning a positive future.

Age focus

For parents, family members and primary carers of children with disability, developmental delay or neurodivergent aged 3-7 years old.

At this stage, we don’t have the capacity to accommodate professionals in this session.

Join us online

– Wednesday 26 May 2021; 7.30pm to 9.30pm AEDT

Further details will be provided closer to the date to all applicants. You will need a good internet connection to attend.

RSVP by Sunday 23 May

If you would like to register after the RSVP closing day, please email Mana

Sessions are subject to cancellation due to low RSVP.

More info

This workshop is for parents, primary cares and family members of children with disability or delays only. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity for professionals in this session. If you are a professional, please feel free to share any of our calendar information with families you might be working with.

To get the best learning experience from this session, we encourage your involvement and interaction.

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Your facilitator

This session will be facilitated by Karen Tippett, Advocacy and Leadership Development Manager

If you would like to discuss this program further, please feel free to contact Mana at



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