Thursday, 20 September, 2018 - 15:31
https://www.asid.asn.au/ Sophia Tipping from the Living with Disability Research Centre talked to VALID’s Luke Nelson and Samson Hailu about strategies to support people with intellectual disability to vote
Wednesday, 12 September, 2018 - 13:24
On September 1st, members of VALID's Frankston Peer Action Group and the Southern Self Advocacy Network were invited to meet with Linda Burney (Federal Shadow Minister for Family and Social Services) and Peta Murphy (ALP candidate for the local federal seat of Dunkley) to discuss issues that were of importance to them.
Wednesday, 12 September, 2018 - 09:37
In the past three weeks, VALID advocates have been in Ararat, Stawell and Warrnambool assisting 28 people living in DHHS specialist accommodation with their first NDIS plan. Most of the people we met lived at large institutions across Victoria, but have started going to their local football club, playing in the Tri-State Games, and taking interstate holidays. Read about how the NDIS is the big change people have been waiting for.
Wednesday, 1 August, 2018 - 15:12
Thuc Tran was worried about the future for her nine year old son, William. Thuc was aware that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was coming and she knew that she had to be prepared. The family support group Thuc attends reached out to VALID and the group took part in the NDIS - Families as Planning Partners course.