Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 16:13
The VALID self-advocacy team has had a very busy couple of months delivering Easy Read information on the NDIS transition from Victorian Government group homes to non government service providers.
Monday, 14 May, 2018 - 08:50
Today VALID and 22 other organisations have together released a statement in response recent news from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) about Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).
We welcome the good ideas the NDIA have committed to - but we are deeply concerned about the news regarding shared housing and supports. It suggests shared living arrangements will be much, much more common that individual housing and supports.
Monday, 9 April, 2018 - 15:14
With the roll out of the NDIS, Victorian Government managed group homes will be transitioning to non-government providers. This will mean a lot of really big changes, so we've been busy asking questions, finding answers, and supporting residents and families with information and advocacy.
Thursday, 29 March, 2018 - 11:05
Luke Nelson is a Community Coordinator for the Mainstream and Me project, which helps mainstream providers to be more inclusive for people with disability. In this article Luke talks about the Mainstream and Me project, and his experience of the 2018 Having a Say conference.
Thursday, 29 March, 2018 - 08:53
I attended the Inclusion Australia National Open Employment Forum which focused on the importance of engaging mainstream employers to be more inclusive.
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017 - 00:48
The local VALiD Peer Action Group have named Showbiz Cinemas as Ballarat’s most accessible venue.
Tuesday, 5 December, 2017 - 16:50
Research project exploring the accessibility to domestic & family violence services for women with disabilities.
Wednesday, 25 October, 2017 - 14:35
Victorian Government has committed to establishing an independent, legislated registration & accreditation scheme for the disability workforce.
Monday, 16 October, 2017 - 11:34
A mother is calling on the government to shut down the facility immediately.