“Imagining Better” The Importance of Exploring What Might and Could be Possible in People’s Lives – Townsville

About the workshop: Would you like to ensure that the lives of people with disability are not held back by restricted imaginations or not venturing beyond current realities? Then this seminar is for you! This seminar will examine the critical role that ‘imagining better’ plays in forming, strengthening and expanding a positive vision of what…

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Brisbane – Real Stories of the NDIS – New Opportunities For a Good Life

Community Resource Unit Ltd. is hosting a one day forum in Brisbane that showcases stories by and about people with disability and their families who are using the NDIS. Presenters from Queensland and other states will share their experience of using the scheme. Presenters will talk about their experience of creating a vision and planning for a good life, preparing for a planning conversation with the NDIS, transitioning from school, self-management and using a plan manager and living in a home of their own.

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Gladstone

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the Gladstone region from 1st January 2018 with people being contacted from July 2017 to begin the access process. Join us for a workshop and a conversation…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Rockhampton

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the Rockhampton region from 1st January 2018 with people being contacted from July 2017 to begin the access process. Join us for a workshop and a conversation…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Hervey Bay Workers

This workshop provides information relevant to families and people with a disability about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things they can do now to get ready. This session recognises the important role that service providers and workers have in assisting people to prepare and transition to the new scheme.

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Hervey Bay

  Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the Fraser Coast region from 1st July 2018. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Maryborough

  Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the Fraser Coast region from 1st July 2018. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Gladstone

  Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the Gladstone region from 1st January 2018. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Rockhampton Workers

This workshop provides information relevant to families and people with a disability about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things they can do now to get ready. This session recognises the important role that service providers and workers have in assisting people to prepare and transition to the new scheme.

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Kingaroy

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the South Burnett region from 1st July 2018. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Murgon

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the South Burnett region from 1st July 2018. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Monto

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the North Burnett region from 1st July 2018. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Biloela

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the North Burnett region from 1st July 2018. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Emerald

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the Central Highlands region from 1st January 2018. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Gin Gin

  Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the Bundaberg region from 1st October 2017. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the…

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Maryborough

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Bundaberg

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Longreach

These two workshops provide information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. You can register for either the workshop on the evening of the Tuesday or the morning of the Wednesday. Places are limited.

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Childers

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. Please register your details to attend as places are limited.

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Gin Gin

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. Please register your details to attend as places are limited.

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The NDIS: Getting Informed – Rosewood

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Laidley

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

The NDIS – Getting Informed: Gatton

Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS, and are designed to help people think about how they can best used the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

You can register for either the workshop or the conversation, or both. Places are limited.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Tamborine Mountain

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

Making the Most of the NDIS: Rockhampton

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland. This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best…

Making the Most of the NDIS in Yeppoon, Gladstone, Biloela and Rockhampton

Making the Most of the NDIS in Yeppoon, Gladstone, Biloela and Rockhampton The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Central Queensland in January 2018. DOWNLOAD FLYER The NDIS is a new way of supporting people with a disability across Australia.  Participants will receive flexible funding tailored to their individual goals.  The NDIS provides an important opportunity to…

Taking Charge of Change: Ipswich

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in the Queensland launch sites in early 2016 and is rolling out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a chance…

Making the Most of the NDIS: Helidon

This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. You can register for one, some or all of the workshops in the series. People who have attended a Taking Charge of Change workshop are welcome to attend. Places are limited.

Making the Most of the NDIS in Central West Queensland

Making the Most of the NDIS in the Central West The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Central West Queensland in January 2018. DOWNLOAD FLYER The NDIS will be a new way of supporting people with a disability across Australia.  Participants will receive flexible funding tailored to their individual needs.  The NDIS provides an important opportunity…

New Opportunities for a Good Life – Experiences from NDIS Trial Sites – Hervey Bay

This one day forum showcases stories by and about people with disabilities and their families who have been involved in the NDIS trial sites the Perth Hills (WA), Barwon Heads (VIC) and Newcastle (NSW).

The NDIS provides people with disability with a new opportunity to think about how a good life is possible.

Having had experience using the NDIS, presenters will talk about:

Preparation
Creating a vision and planning for a good life
Self-directing and self-managing
Staying well connected in the community
Day-to-day experience of the NDIS

Making the Most of the NDIS: Toowoomba

This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

You can register for one, some or all of the workshops in the series. People who have attended a Taking Charge of Change workshop are welcome to attend. Places are limited.

Making the Most of the NDIS: Stanthorpe

This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

You can register for one, some or all of the workshops in the series. People who have attended a Taking Charge of Change workshop are welcome to attend. Places are limited.

Introduction to Social Role Valorisation:

Using SRV to improve the lifestyles of people with disabilities and the support arrangements we offer. Cairns Monday 30, Tuesday 31 May        About the workshop: This two-day workshop will explore what we mean by ‘quality’ in support arrangements and how ideas and principles from Social Role Valorisation (SRV) can be used to strengthen…

Making the Most of the NDIS in Dalby, Tara, Miles and Chinchilla

Making the Most of the NDIS in the Western Downs The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in South West Queensland in January 2017. DOWNLOAD FLYER The NDIS will be a new way of supporting people with a disability across Australia.  Participants will receive flexible funding tailored to their individual needs.   What goals do you…

Making the Most of the NDIS in Maranoa, Murweh, Paroo and Balonne

Making the Most of the NDIS in the Southwest The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in South West Queensland in January 2017. DOWNLOAD FLYER The NDIS will be a new way of supporting people with a disability across Australia.  Participants will receive flexible funding tailored to their individual needs. What goals do you have…

Taking Charge of Change: Beaudesert

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Making the most of the NDIS: Ipswich

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 what it takes for people with disability to have a good life; the role of family and friends; choice and control and what it will mean to take charge of the change ahead.

Responding Well to People with “Challenging Behaviours”

Download Flyer – PDF Version Download Flyer – Word Version   About the Workshop: In this workshop participants will be encouraged to understand more about the situations in which people with challenging behaviour find themselves and to explore how they can best respond to support the person. The workshop will cover ways to develop strategies…

Taking Charge of Change: Toowoomba

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Self Direction for Bigger and Better Lives

Presented by Jane Sherwin Tuesday 22 March 2016 About the Workshop: As we move to the NDIS, the relationships between people with disabilities and their families, and the services that have supported them will need to be re-thought by all parties. In this new environment many people are searching for more productive and sustainable ways…

Making the most of the NDIS: short workshops Bundaberg

Workshop series overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland. This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new…

Taking Charge of Change: Esk

   Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out to other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them…

Finding My Place: Ipswich

Overview                  This one day forum shares stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community. People share their experience of moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community. The forum continues on from recent…

Taking Charge of Change: Kilcoy

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from July 2016. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them a chance to have a bigger say over their supports. This one day workshop talks about what we know about…

Finding My Place: Toowoomba

Overview                  This one day forum shares stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community. People share their experience of moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community. The forum continues on from recent…

Taking Charge of Change: Lowood

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from July 2016. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them a chance to have a bigger say over their supports. This one day workshop talks about what we know about…

Taking Charge of Change Emerald

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from July 2016. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them a chance to have a bigger say over their supports. This one day workshop talks about what we know about…

Taking Charge of Change: Ipswich

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from July 2016. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them a chance to have a bigger say over their supports. This one day workshop talks about what we know about…

Taking Charge of Change: Biloela (re-scheduled)

Workshop overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

Road Trip to Monto, Biloela, Theodore and Taroom

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland next year.                             DOWNLOAD FLYER The NDIS will be a new way of supporting people with a disability across Australia.  People who currently receive disability support will need to move to the new…

Taking Charge of Change: Toowoomba

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from July 2016. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them a chance to have a bigger say over their supports. This one day workshop talks about what we know about…

Finding My Place: Rockhampton

  Overview                  This one day forum shares stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community. People share their experience of moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community. The forum continues on from…

Taking Charge of Change: Kingaroy

Workshop overview  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

News from CRU – June 2015

2015 is proving to be both busy and exciting for CRU. We thought you might be interested in an update on our various activities. NDIS Participant Readiness Project The first quarter of this year has been a very active time for our NDIS Participant Readiness project.  In the first four months of the project, approximately 700…

Taking Charge of Change: Hervey Bay

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support…

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Taking Charge of Change: Maryborough

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support…

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Self Direction for Bigger and Better Lives Mackay

Presented by Jane Sherwin Tuesday 28 April 2015 Mackay   About the Workshop: As we move to the NDIS, the relationships between people with disabilities and their families, and the services that have supported them will need to be re-thought by all parties. In this new environment many people are searching for more productive and sustainable…

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Taking Charge of Change: Toowoomba

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support…

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Taking Charge of Change: Stanthorpe

Workshop overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

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Taking Charge of Change: Warwick

Workshop overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

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Taking Charge of Change: Roma

Workshop overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

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Taking Charge of Change: Goondiwindi

Workshop overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

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Taking Charge of Change: Dalby

Workshop overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

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Taking Charge of Change: Biloela

Workshop overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

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Taking Charge of Change: Gladstone

Workshop overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…

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