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When: Thursday 27th April, 2017. 9.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Kathleen Syme Community Centre, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria
What: Self managing NDIS funding and employing one’s own supports is a very empowering way to have control. However, people may be discouraged thinking that self-management is a difficult process. This seminar of- fers the opportunity to hear from a parent about their NDIS journey and to find out how and why they self- manage NDIS supports. In this seminar Jan Kruger, from Canberra will cover the following topics:
The day will aim to cover:
- The importance of vision and strategies for creative planning,
- Ways you can manage your NDIS funding,
- What is self-management?
- Why self-manage - the pros and cons?
- How to self-manage? What’s involved and what you need to do?
- Hints for planning meetings with the NDIA,
- Employing workers – different ways,
- Do you have to do this all on your own?
Who For: This seminar is best suited to people with a disability, their families, allies & others who want to find out more about their NDIS and how to self-manage funding and employ support workers.
Presenter: Jan Kruger is from Canberra where her son Jack is a participant in the NDIS. Jack’s family have always had a vision that Jack would lead a typical life in the community, full of the opportunities and experiences that his older sisters have. Jan is also the Director and cofounder of Imagine More, a family led organisation based in Canberra that aims to strengthen family leadership and advocacy for people with a disability to get the good things in life. Jack’s family self-mange his NDIS supports to maximise the goals they have for a mean- ingful, valued and fully inclusive life.
ALL TICKET PRICES INCLUDE GST
THE KATHLEEN SYME COMMUNITY CENTRE IS DISABILITY ACCESSIBLE
GETTING TO THE KATHLEEN SYME COMMUNITY CENTRE
- BY CAR: Limited parking is available
- BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Catch a tram along Swantston Street to the corner of Swanston Street and Faraday Street. A short walk east along Faraday Street will find you at the centre.
To guarantee a place please register early by completing the registration form on line. If requiring a tax invoice please copy the registration form for your records. A receipt will be issued once payment is received. Final Registration refers to registrations and payment received by the 24th April 2017. If payment is not received by 24th April 2017 attendance will be declined. Registrations will not be accepted without a fully completed on line registration listing all attendee names and detals.
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