My son has utilised the local Universty and TAFE campuses, sporting groups/clubs, local associations, etc to establish formal and informail supports. THis has led to an increase in informal supports and the building of natural…"
Please share something about yourself, your work, and what draws you to the Inclusion Network online community.
Parent of a 22yr old with Down Syndrome, Severe Verbal Dyspraxia, moderate Oral and Motor Dyspraxia. I have worked for 18 years in the Community Welfare Sector holding various positions from direct care to regional coordinator. Currently run my own business focused on supporting the social and economic development of people with a disability. I want to interact with like minded people.
What would you like to contribute to this community? What would you like to receive?
Share our journey from school to life using individualised funding. Also assist anyone in the transition to individualised funding and their pursuit of carving out a lifestyle for themself. I would like to be kept up to date with latest developments from across the globe.
How did you hear about this community?
I heard about the Inclusion Network through my participation at the DUI at UNSW
What are some of the questions you'd like to explore, or conversations you'd like to have with others in this community?
Supported Self Employment Model - success or failure??? What is happening around the world?