Emily Raymond - Supported Decision Making
Many of us help family members and friends to make decisions. But few of us have had the opportunity to think about what actually makes a good decision-making process. In this video Emily Raymond shares her experience as a person with a disability being supported in her decision making, why this is important, and narrates both a positive and negative real life experiences of decision making.
Aoife O'Toole: 'Choice' The Art of Belonging Conference
Aoife O’Toole works for Cheshire Ireland who provide services to 295 adults with disabilities across Ireland. In 2011, Cheshire closed two congregate care settings and has transformed services to create and maintain individualised support options for people in the community. Aoife will share the changes that are possible for people with a disability when agencies commit to transforming what they do and what it takes to make such change happen.
Self-Management and the NDIS - Marita Walker
In this presentation, Marita Walker, from the NDIA, focuses on Self-Management. She describes what Self-Management is and why it is different from other ways of managing your NDIS plan. She also describes the benefits of Self-Management, gives advice on how to Self-Manage your plan, and addresses how to overcome some of the challenges.