Date
May 17, 2019

Time
9:30am – 4pm

Venue
Townsville Stadium
Murray Lyons Cres
Annandale

Townsville Exhibitor List 2019 (to date)

 
A - D
Abbacare
Access Therapy Services
Achieve Exercise Physiologists
AEIOU Foundation
Alliance Rehabilitation
APM
atWork Australia
Brooks
Brightsky Australia
Caring for Carers
Complete Mobility & Rehab
Cootharinga
CPL/Mylestones Employment
E -K
Edmen Community Staffing Solutions
Endeavour Foundation
Enhanced Health Therapy Services
Feros Care
Guide Dogs Qld
Hireup
House with No Steps
iCare Community Support
Joblife Employment
Kith & Kin Association Limited
L -S
Life Without Barriers
Lifetec
Max Employment
Montrose Therapy & Respite
My Pathway
National Occupational Therapy
People with Disability Australia
Selectability
Southern Cross Support Services
Sporting Wheelies & Disabled Assoc
STEPS Group
T- Z
TADQ
Tardiss
Think Mobility
Unison Health
Uniting Care
Volunteering North Qld`
Walk on Wheels
Wellways Australia
Workways Australia


Townsville Workshops List 2019

Workshop 1

10am

atWork Australia – Work Tips, Advice & Interview Techniques

Returning to work after absence due to illness or long term unemployment.

10:45am

AEIOU Foundation

This workshop is for any parent or carer who is navigating the early days of an autism diagnosis for their child.  It includes practical advice on topics which are frequently encountered, including what to expect, tips for navigating the NDIS, and the difference between evidence-based treatments and non-evidence-based treatments.

Attendees will also learn about how AEIOU Foundation delivers therapy and support for children aged 2-6. The workshop is hosted by AEIOU Townsville Program Manager Enia Alberto and Centre Manager Emma Bowsher.

11:30am

HireUP – The Online Platform Revolutionising the Australian Disability Sector

HireUp is an online platform for people with disabilities to find hire and manage support workers that fit their needs and share their interests.

12:15pm

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Assoc. –

Getting involved in physical activity and sport has so many benefits! However, it can sometimes be tricky to find options that work for you.  In this session, Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association members, staff and the audience will share ideas and experiences to ensure we can all be more active in our community.

Presented by: Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association members and staff

1pm

 atWork Australia – Work Tips, Advice & Interview Techniques

Returning to work after absence due to illness or long term unemployment.

1:45pm

Alliance Rehab – People Handling: A Carers Approach

Information and demonstration session of care skills to assist families an carers with daily manual handling tasks.

2:30pm

National Occupational Therapy – What is OT and what types of services can we offer NDIS Participants

Kirsty from National OT talks about occupational therapy assessments and therapy available to clients living in Townsville and surrounding areas

Workshop 2

10:15am

Lifetec – Assistive Technology and a Meaningful Life

This presentation outlines some of the technology options that offer opportunities to people with disabilities in living a meaningful life. Join us in exploring real life stories of people using technology and case studies of NDIS participants offering insights into important considerations for people who use assistive technologies.

11am

Alliance Rehab – People Handling: A Carers Approach

Information and demonstration session of care skills to assist families an carers with daily manual handling tasks.

11:45am

Uniting Care – Asset Based Community Development

Together we will explore what Asset Based Community Development is, how it is relevant and useful in building inclusive communities, and how it can be put into practice in Townsville and beyond. This will be a hands on, practical session so please bring some paper and something to write with.

12:30pm

Cootharinga North Qld – A Practical Demonstration

Demonstration of Cootharinga North Qld’s tailored mobility equipment, allied health, skills and training.

1:15pm

iCare Community Support – All Abilities Yoga & Circus

Demonstration of inclusive Yoga and all ability Circus

2pm

Joblife Employment – Why Work Experience is So Important

Many students and job seekers overlook the importance of work experience and how it can show employers you are serious about working.

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Assoc – Come and Try Sessions

Boccia physical challenge

Boccia is a sport for absolutely everyone! Bring your friends and come and try our series of boccia physical challenge stations.

Presented by: Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association members and staff

Shoot a hoop challenge

You don’t have to be 2 metres tall to play basketball! …Match your skills with our local champions with the basketball hoop challenge.

Presented by: Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association members and staff

Goalball (where venue permits)

Have you ever played a ball game blindfolded?! Goalball is an exciting Paralympic sport specifically designed for people with a vision impairment. How do you play? Come along and find out. It’s an experience not to be missed.

Presented by: Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association members and staff

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