Thursday, 28 June, 2018 - 14:52
Jane Thompson participated in VALID's NDIS - Families as Planning Partners course to ensure that her sister-in-law Jill received the supports she needed to live a fulfilling life in the community.
Monday, 25 June, 2018 - 14:10
VALID staff members Heather and Zoe and CEO Kevin Stone attended the Inclusion International World Congress and were thrilled to connect with other advocacy organisation from all around the world. They were able to share their experiences and knowledge and unite as one.
Saturday, 23 June, 2018 - 09:59
DHHS will announce the new non-government service providers who will manage government group homes by mid 2018.
Wednesday, 20 June, 2018 - 15:29
Having access to paid work and being active in sport are two of the most important ways that we can use to find meaning and connect with others in the community. Yet for many people with disabilities meaningful participation in sport and work is not always something that is available and accessible. Latrobe City, VALID, the Moe Peer Action Group and Disability Sport and Recreation held an event in Traralgon on Thursday 14th June to address these issues.
Thursday, 7 June, 2018 - 12:25
Simone Stevens has been Communications Officer at VALID for two years. Simone is also a great self-advocate and has always wanted to be an advocate. Recently Simone was asked to support someone and learnt the importance of communication and regularly touching base with the client.
Wednesday, 6 June, 2018 - 11:26
From May 30th to June 1st 2018 VALID staff members Heather Forsyth, Zoe and Broadway and CEO Kevin Stone attended the Inclusion International's World Congress in Birmingham. The World Congress brought together people and organisations from all over the world to learn from and inspire each other.
Monday, 28 May, 2018 - 13:05
“As a woman with an intellectual disability, I can say that abuse from people who were supposed to be caring for me has had a very bad long-term impact on my life”, says self-advocate Heather Forsyth.