Monday, 9 July, 2018 - 10:31
July 1, 2018 was the fifth anniversary of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). To mark the event VALID staff members attend the celebration at the Geelong Library.
Thursday, 5 July, 2018 - 13:51
The Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) have released a series of questions and answers for residents of group homes, their families and staff. They are about the transfer to non-government service providers in the transition to the NDIS. We picked out a few highlights.
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.