Tag Archives: intellectual disability

Link Disability Magazine

Read my article on intellectual disability in the August edition. Link: http://www.linkonline.com.au/enews/enews_august/ Advertisements

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Counselling and Intellectual Disability

Counselling for people with intellectual disability is largely confined to working with clients when they exhibit behaviours that challenge. Even at this point it’s really about modifying the behaviour or conditions that prompt the behaviour that is deemed challenging. What … Continue reading

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Self Determination and Higher Education

The National Gateway to Self Determination project in the USA has today released it’s sixth volume covering Self Determination, College and Higher Education. It’s full of useful and essential information for anyone with a disability or their supports about the … Continue reading

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Challenging Behaviour Workshops

June 5th – Half day workshop for Disability Professionals Victoria. Melbourne City Venue. Contact DPV on Phone: 9629 1010 Fax: 9629 1818 Email: info@dpv.org.au June 11th – Full day workshop. Outer Eastern Melbourne Venue. Contact Praxis on 0427 813840 or … Continue reading

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Promising Practices in Transition for Predominantly Minority Youth: Results of Multi-Year, Multi-Site Studies

Attended this webinar this morning (at 3.00am) Presented by Dr. Ellen Fabian, Dr. Paul Gold & Dr. Richard Luecking. The informational webinar discussed the results of a multi-year, multi-site study of personal and contextual factors contributing to employment for predominantly … Continue reading

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Eating Out with Wheels, Victorian Country Cities and Towns

Phill Jury sent me the following email today. I’m a 60 year old guy with Cerebral Palsy and therefore I’ve been wheelchair bound for over 20 years. Over the past 18 months I’ve written an eateries access guide known as … Continue reading

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Disability Awareness Training – Some thoughts!

What should be in a good training package? We need to look at disability in a holistic way, so that anyone who undertakes this type of training gets a good understanding of the person with a disability and how they … Continue reading

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