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Young Families Taking Charge of Change: Ipswich

March 22, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop overview                 

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland.

The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a chance to have a bigger say over their support.

This one day workshop talks about what we know about the NDIS and some practical things people with disability and their families can do to get ready for the NDIS.

We will talk about how families can be thoughtful about using paid supports to build a good life, how to maintain strong family and community connections, and where to start in being prepared and informed in the lead up to the NDIS.

A light lunch will be provided.

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Who should attend?

This workshop is for families of young children with disability who are interested in hearing about the NDIS and what they can do now to develop a vision and a plan for the future.

Please note this event is not intended or desired for service providers or workers in the sector.  

Some information about the NDIS is available on the NDIS website (www.ndis.gov.au) and the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services’ NDIS information page. If we hear of events that are being offered for providers and workers we will advise on the CRU website. We appreciate the interest of service providers and workers. 

Our presenters

One of our team of experienced presenters will deliver this workshop.  You can see the full list of our presenters here.

Each member of our team has many years of experience working with people with a disability and their families.  Some of our team also have family members who have a disability and will share from personal experience.

Read more about them on our website:  www.cru.org.au

Assistance to attend

Image - Phone 07 38442211 to arrange for an interpreter or other assistance in attending

It is important to CRU that we make our events accessible to all attendees.  We ask that you let us know if there is anything we can do to assist you to fully participate in this event.

This may range from support for people with: visual and hearing impairments, physical support needs, English as a second language and particular dietary requirements. You can provide this information at the bottom of the registration form and if required someone from CRU will contact you for further information.

Contact CRU if you need assistance to attend or participate in this event, or if you cannot register online. Call 07 3844 2211.

Community Resource Unit Inc.

CRU has a 25 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community.  


Funded by the Queensland GovernmentThis is an NDIS Participant Readiness activity funded by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.

The cost of attending this event is covered by this funding.  There are no charges for attendees.


Community Resource Unit Ltd.
07 3844 2211


Metro Hotel Ipswich International
43 South Street
Ipswich, QLD 4305
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