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  • K Sport Physical Disability Sports Tasmania - Upcoming Events

    Check out the upcoming activities on the K-SPORT Roster – July -August for children with Physical disABILITY.

    For more information contact K-Sport on 03 6272 7513 or pdst@paraquadtas.org.au

     

  • CYDA Education Survey 2017 Results Released

    Children and Young People with Disability Australia conducts a national survey each year on the educational experiences of students with disability in Australia. It focuses on the direct experience of students with disability. The most recent survey results again highlight that the present education system if failing to adequately meet the needs of students with disability.

    The media has recently reported on the results of CYDA’s Education Survey 2017. You can view that coverage at https://goo.gl/18uXsf and https://goo.gl/Q9fyoj.

    The survey summary provides an overview of the responses received. The summary can be viewed at http://www.cyda.org.au/education-survey-results-2017. There were 766 respondents nationally with representation from all states and territories.

  • Nominations for the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards are now open! [23 Aug 18]

    Nominations for the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards are now open!

    The Awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities, and businesses are making throughout Tasmania.

    Do you know someone living in your community with a disability who is actively contributing to the community, and achieving personal goals and should be recognised? We would love for you to enter them into our MAIB Disability Achievement Award! Self-nominations are also accepted .

    You can nominate someone by heading to their website.

    Feel free to check out the highlights video https://www.facebook.com/TASCAAwards/videos/1558141960932295/UzpfSTEyODY0NjI1MDU0ODU0NzoxNzA3MDc2MTI5MzcyMjEw/ from the 2017 Gala Presentation Dinner, to see what you can be a part of just by submitting an entry.

    Nominations will be closing on Thursday 23rd August!

  • Expressions of Interest sought for ACD Board of Management vacancies.

    The Association for Children with Disability (TAS) Inc. – ACD Tas. is seeking expressions of interest to fill two Board of Management vacancies.

    ACD works across the Tasmanian Community providing family support services and facilitating dialogue and solution based innovations for a Tasmania where people with disability, their families and carers have equal opportunity to reach their potential and lead fulfilling lives.

    The ACD Board values the lived experiences and expertise of its volunteer members and seeks expressions of interest from friendly, intelligent, resourceful, and innovative people who are able to work effectively as part of a team and have experience in any of the following areas:

    • Business Development
    • Marketing and Promotions
    • Finance and Accounting

    To comply with the ACD constitution at clause 5 – Membership of Association

    (b) It is intended that the majority of members shall be:-

      • parents and other family members of an individual with disability;
      • carers of individuals with disability;

    family members of children and/or young people with disability are encouraged to express an interest in these Board of Management positions.

    For more information about ACD go to www.acdtas.com.au. To receive more information about Board Member expressions of interest please contact Caroline Pegg on 62312 466 or cpegg@acdtas.com.au

  • Decision Making Capacity and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    THIS IS A MUST READ POST FOR PARENTS AND CARERS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

    THIS IS IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR INVOLVEMENT WITH THE NDIS IN RELATION TO ACCESS, DECISIONS AND PLANNING

    Click here to view the Decision Making Capacity and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Fact sheet.

    For additional information on Guardianship visit http://www.guardianship.tas.gov.au/about_us#Guardianship

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