Workshops Held at 2018 Expo

Time Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Come & Try on the Lake
10:00 – 10:30 NDIS

AEIOI Foundation – Understanding autism and early intervention       No Limits Paddling – Mooloolaba Outriggers Cancelled
10:40 – 11:10 Just Better Care – Preplanning for NDIS Different Strokes for Different Folks – The Invisible Disability of Stroke Beyond the Maze – Beyond ADHD – Diagnosis & Strategies
11:20 – 11:50  ON-Q – How to make your interview a success Sporting Wheelies – An active, healthy life through inclusive sporting communities Smart Solutions Group – The Accessible Home
12:00 – 12:30 Help Employment & Training – Walking the Talk Steps Group – The importance of customer value and co-creation’ Enhanced Health – Evidencing Treatment under NDIS: Use of Exercise Physiology  
12:40 – 1:10 Rehability Australia –Support Coordination:  Introduction what is it and how can it help? P2P – Disability Employment Awareness Training
1:20 – 1:50 Just Better Care – Preplanning for NDIS Anytime Fitness – The Benefits of Fitness for the Disabled Sound Solutions Therapy Services – Speech & Occupational Therapy under the NDIS
2:00 – 2:30 Rehability Australia – Support Coordination:  Advanced – using support coordination to maximise your plan  No Limits Paddling – Mooloolaba Outriggers Cancelled
2:40 – 3:10 NDIS  Mylestones Employment
3:20 – 3:50 Montrose – Benefits of working with a Team for NDIS Volunteering Sunshine Coast – Pathways to Employment =”153″>
 

Workshop Details

To Pre-register for the workshop click on the name of the workshop and you will be directed to Eventbrite to complete your registration. Limited numbers available for each workshop.

Workshop 1

10:00 – 10:30     NDIS

10:40 – 11:10    Just Better Care – Preplanning for NDIS

Presented by Jayne Southgate Support Coordinator at Just Better Care Information related to NDIS can be overwhelming.  Jayne will be discussing pre-planning and what is involved when accessing the NDIS, the process of pre planning and why it is essential to have a smooth transition.

11:20 – 11:50    On- Q HOW TO MAKE YOUR INTERVIEW A SUCCESS

Presented by Steven Pitkin General Manager Operation ON-Q Disability Services. Interview preparation: What to do prior to the interview, including what to wear, company research, preparing some information about yourself In the interview:
  • Interview questions, what could they ask? How to answer strengths and weaknesses? What questions should you ask? What not to say in an interview.
After the interview:-
  • How to follow up
  • References
12:00 – 12:30     Help Employment & Training – Walking the Talk A 50-year Disability provider/support platform. We have experience and knowledge on how to recruit, support and structure a strategic workforce of inclusion Diversity: Disability staff. 12:40 – 13:10     Rehability Australia –Support Coordination:  Introduction what is it and how can it help?

The roll out of the NDIS on the Sunshine Coast is fast approaching and it is essential that participants have      an understanding of how to maximise their plans and achieve their goals and outcomes.  A Support coordinator is one way of achieving this.  Support Coordination is a capacity building support aimed at assisting participants to understand, roll out and maximise their plan to its full potential. Learn what Support Coordination is, how to get this funded service in your plan and how this can help you achieve your goals.

13:20 – 13:50     Just Better Care – Preplanning for NDIS Presented by Jayne Southgate Support Coordinator at Just Better Care Information related to NDIS can be overwhelming.  Jayne will be discussing pre planning and what is involved when accessing the NDIS, the process of pre planning and why it is essential to have a smooth transition. 14:00 – 14:30     Rehability Australia – Coordination:  Advanced – using support coordination to maximise your plan

Support Coordination sits at the helm of a plan, working as a capacity building tool for participants to navigate the NDIS to achieve goals and outcomes.   Using Support Coordination to its maximum potential will enable participants to fully realise their plans.  Learn how best to utilise Support Coordination to educate, navigate and maximise your NDIS funded supports.

14:40 – 15:10     NDIS 15:20 – 15:50     Montrose – Benefits of working with a Team for NDIS The benefits of working with a multi-disciplinary team and how as a customer you can make the most of this scenario.

Workshop 2

10:00 – 10:30     AEIOU Foundation – Understanding autism and early intervention Presenter Kerri-Leigh Bacelar For families who have a child diagnosed with autism, it can be overwhelming trying to find information and support. AEIOU program manager Kerri-Leigh Bacelar will explain autism, and the lifelong positive impacts early intervention can have on a child’s communication, self-care, independence and social skills. 10:40 – 11:10     “Different Strokes for Different Folks – The Invisible Disability of Stroke” Presenter Shelagh Brennand, Stroke Survivor Shelagh was a retired UK Detective, wife, mum and Private Investigator until she suffered a stroke at the age of 49. Allow Shelagh to share with you her stroke journey, how she combated depression and now leads a different, but fulfilling life. Let her share the FAST signs of stroke and an introduction to the My Health for Life programme. 11:20: – 11:50     Sporting Wheelies – An active, healthy life through inclusive sporting communities Sport and physical activity can open up a world of benefits for a healthier and more independent life. Hear how Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association assists people to lead active, healthy lives and achieve their sporting dreams, whilst developing inclusive Queensland communities that value the contribution of people of all abilities. 12:00 – 12:30     Steps Group – The importance of customer value and co-creation’ Presenter Kerry Staines – Deputy CEO STEPS Autism Treehouse STEPS Autism Treehouse connects Sunshine Coast families, children and young people living with Autism with access to resources, life skills programs, education and social events. More than just a service, STEPS Autism Treehouse is a community of Sunshine Coast parents, children and young people who understand the opportunities and challenges of living with Autism. Our vision is to make the journey to being a proud and successful parent of a child with Autism as smooth as possible by providing support, education and opportunity. Pathways College Based on the Sunshine Coast, STEPS Pathways College is a community supported and funded independent living skills program providing students with a disability a pathway towards independence. A flexible immersive learning environment offers students the opportunity to live on campus or study as part of our Day Program to further develop the skills needed to achieve their goals and experience a life of independence. 12:40 – 13:10     P2P – Mainstream & Me -Disability Employment Awareness Training Presenter Drew Russel supported by Robbie Murray We know people with an intellectual disability have the second highest unemployment rate of 20%, so we are working to capacity build organisations to have the confidence to hire people with an intellectual disability. To achieve this The Mainstream and Me has employed 8 adults with an intellectual disability as Peer Educators and provided them with training in presentation, communication and other employment skills. They have also worked to co-design the workshop content and undertake the delivery. Workshops have been presented to a range of business, government departments, business groups and networks across Queensland with excellent feedback and positive responses.  Most of our peer educators have been offered employment and we are confident in securing jobs outcomes for the remainder. 13:20 – 13:50     Anytime Fitness – The Benefits of Exercise for the Disabled Whether you have exercised your entire life or are a complete beginner, this workshop will teach you some essential tools for keeping physically active anytime of the day. 14:00 – 14:30     Mooloolaba Outriggers – No Limits Outrigger Canoe Program – CANCELLED Background and development of program. The opportunities, benefits and the fun and adventures of events. Clubs to join on the Sunshine Coast and in the Region. 14:40 – 15:10     Mylestones Employment –  With the Right Support there are No Barriers to Employment Information will be provided about the various services available to all under programs that can lead to employment that match the individuals diversabilty. 15:20 – 15:50     Volunteering Sunshine Coast – Pathways to Employment Presenter Susan Ball – Strategic Planning Manager Overview of Volunteering Sunshine Coast (VSC), and how VCS can provide pathways for employment and training.

Workshop 3

10:40 – 11:10      Beyond the Maze – Beyond ADHD – Diagnosis & Strategies Presenter Paula Burgess Paula’s talk will discuss the following topics
  • What is ADHD
  • What help is available
  • Take home strategies to help families and school
11:20 – 11:50      Smart Solutions Rehab Group – The Accessible Home Details regarding Minor and Complex Home Modifications to increase safety and improve access at home. Discussion on stair climbers, ramps, bidets, wheelchair accessible bathroom design and accessible kitchen and laundry design. 12:00 – 13:00     Enhanced Health – Evidencing Treatment under NDIS: Use of Exercise Physiology Presenter David Nunn Requirements around NDIS to provide evidence of benefit of therapies and how to ensure treatments are rationalised. Covering Neuroplasticity and other benefits of exercise. 13:20 – 14:30     Speech and Occupational Therapy under the NDIS Presenter Kristie Moore Discussion of writing speech and occupational therapy goals. Plus, the impact of allied health therapies on NDIS participants. Come and Try on the Lake 10:00 – 12:00  CANCELLED Come and Try Outrigger Canoeing at the Expo! Outrigger canoeing is an ideal activity for people with physical disabilities. Canoes are stable, comfortable, fun and easy to paddle on flat water and open ocean. We have seat frames for amputees and/or people using wheelchairs, plus a beach chair for transferring folks across sand to the canoes. Wear shorts and shirts, hats, sun screen and bring a towel … and a buddy or two to share the experience with! See you at the beach to the south of the Community Centre. Any questions? Call Gayle Mayes on 0412024454.

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