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Family Conference – Becoming part of the community: taking steps towards inclusion
Sunday 18 June @ 1:00 pm – 3:45 pm AEST
Plumtree, Kindred and Now & Next are excited to host the 6th Family Conference – Becoming part of the community: taking steps towards inclusion
Held online, the conference brings together families of children with disabilities and their allies. It aims to inspire, educate and empower families in building a good life and celebrate people with a disability who are making a difference in their community.
This year’s theme is inclusion in the community for families of children with a disability or delay. How can we create the same opportunities to do things that other children do on a day out?
Join our presentations to learn about:
- Overcoming common barriers to inclusion
- Positive changes happening in community organisations
- Starting small and encouraging greater community participation
The conference is for
We welcome and encourage families and anyone who supports or works with children with delay, disability or neurodivergence aged birth to 12 years old to attend. Including:
- Families: parents, carers and family members raising a child with delay.
- Professionals: Are you a Support Worker, Early Intervention Professional, or do you work for a Community Organisation? Join us to learn how you can support the children you work with to be included in the community.
This event is held online using Zoom. Instructions will be emailed to you.
If you have accessibility needs, please advise during registration.
|Visit the conference website|
|Log in details||Once registered, we will provide further details closer to the date, including the session link. You will need a good internet connection to attend.|
|Contact details||For more information, feel free to contact Mana (Parent Learning Manager) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Funding||The Family Conference is funded through the Department of Social Services – Australia’s Disability Strategy – National Disability Conference|
Plumtree is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation that helps families thrive.
Trusted for over 30 years, we provide therapies and support for children aged birth to 8 years with a disability or developmental delay and their families. Our free online and centre-based playgroups and parent educational programs support all families. At Plumtree Preschool, children of all abilities and cultural backgrounds learn together and begin to understand the value of inclusive communities.
Plumtree’s passionate, culturally diverse team of specialists work from the heart in a caring environment where families feel respected and informed.