Safeguarding The Future - The Importance of Vision
Jeremy Ward is a parent from Brisbane, whose eldest daughter, Mena, lived with disability and required support to live in her own home, which she did successfully for over 10 years. His older sister also lived with a significant disability all her life. He has many years’ experience in disability advocacy, in the law as it relates to people with disabilities, and in assisting families to plan for the future. The Shouted Goodbye, Jeremy’s account of Mena’s life, was published in 2015. In this video Jeremy will address a the importance of vision when planning for the future.
Life After School
Planning for life after school can seem daunting, especially when you have a disability. The options may seem slim and limited, however with vision, preparation and planning it’s possible for young people with a disability to thrive after school. In this video Jack and Jan Kruger share their real life experience of Life After School and provide genuine examples of connection.
Living Distinctive Lives - The Art of Belonging Conference
Established in 2004, Living Distinctive Lives (LDL) is a small family-governed group. The group is focused on creating flexible, personalised, community-based arrangements to support each individual member to live in a place of their own, and to pursue a life that is meaningful to them.