Interconnections Worldwide

Working internationally to share information, help build knowledge and support teamwork around babies, children and young people who are disabled, marginalised or vulnerable

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Disability Worker’s Conference, August 2016 in Melbourne, Australia

iassid80Individualised support, Inclusion & Community participation: Your role - In the context of the NDIS.

14 August 2016

The program for the Disability Workers Conference will focus on contemporary practices in supporting people with an intellectual or developmental disability.

Topics include;

  • · Issues for frontline disability staff
  • · Spirituality
  • · End of life care
  • · Health
  • · Quality and safeguards for people subject to restrictive practices
  • · Challenging behaviour
  • · Career and practice development
  • · Becoming a champion support team

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Paratransit for Mobility-Impaired Persons in Developing Regions: Starting Up and Scaling Up – report from AEI


Access Exchange International (AEI) is a not-for-profit and non-governmental agency which promotes inclusive public transport for persons with disabilities in Africa, Asia, the Americas, and eastern Europe.

We assist stakeholders in less-wealthy regions as they promote, plan, and implement inclusive bus, rail, and paratransit services for seniors and passengers with disabilities.

Report: Paratransit for Mobility-Impaired Persons in Developing Regions: Starting Up and Scaling Up

News from the Westminster Bubble

Christine_Lenehan_crop80From press release: The National Children’s Bureau and the Council for Disabled Children are delighted that Christine Lenehan has been made a Dame in the Birthday Honours List 2016.

Anna Feuchtwang, Chief Executive of the National Children’s Bureau said: ‘Anyone who has met Christine will testify to her wit, wisdom and energy, and her relentless dedication to raising standards for children and young people with disabilities is unrivalled.’

Learn about autism and social skills at the NEW conference in London, UK in November 2016 – and other events

nas_purple_and_pink_thumb_medium118_8325 November 2016
Autism and social skills conference

This conference will look at how unwritten social rules can be anxiety-inducing for autistic people. It will also discuss the effectiveness of existing social skills development programmes and apps. More

14 June 2016
NAS Masterclass – Cybercrime and autism
The three-hour Masterclass will explore the links between cybercrime and autism, the challenges and potential solutions. More

28 June 2016
Learning to wee and poo in the right place – continence problems in children with autism
A one-day course aiming to help with understanding the potential impact of autism on learning to use the toilet, alongside discussing specific continence issues. More

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