NZDSN National Symposium Auckland Effectively Supporting People with Very High needs Post School. Free for family members. If you are eligible for attending free please contact email@example.com with your details
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An opportunity to focus on supporting individualised participation in everyday things in everyday places
9.00: Mihi Whakatau
9.15: The Enabling Good Lives Principles and what implementation looks like for people with Very High Needs. Mark Benjamin (Chief Executive SAMS and Care Matters; Co-facilitator EGL Mid Central Leadership Group) and Tina Lincoln (Care Matters facilitator and Co-facilitator EGL Mid Central Leadership Group)
Personalised Approaches – Provider and Family Perspectives: The what, why and how
10.00: Real World Living: Marian Galvin and families
10.45: Morning Tea
11.00: Manawanui: Sarah Gimson (General Manager, Customer Experience) and a family member
11.45: CCS Disability Action: Daniel Maseege (Service Manager Youth development and adults team) and family members
1.15: Provider and Family Panel Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities
1.45: Building a Communication and Choice Making Matrix – a first step to decision making: Lisa Martin (Director, Complex Carers Group)
2.15: Afternoon Tea
2.30: Supported Decision Making - Legal Perspectives: Nan Jensen (Director, Abilityworx; Family/disability law specialist)
3.15: Supported Decision making: Not just a how to - it's a must do! Making human rights real in the everyday. David Corner and Trish Grant IHC Advocacy
David is the Self Advocacy Advisor at IHC. His job is to speak up about the human rights of people with intellectual disability.
Trish leads IHC's advocacy work programme that seeks to increase government and community response to the human rights of people with intellectual disability.
3.45: Wrap up and Conclusion
Fee: Funding from MSD enables us to offer a subsidised rate of: $150 plus GST
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