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Reframing Disability

Building independence: Using your individual funding through self-management

Tue 26th Nov 2019, 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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Reframing Disability

Building independence: Using your individual funding through self-management

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Tue 26th Nov 2019, 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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ONLINE via Zoom Platform. Use this link to join: https://zoom.us/j/691103266

Event description

Our expectations, decisions and actions shape the futures of our children.

At the Now and Next Family Conference, Sylvana Mahmic reflected on the successes and challenges of how she has used self-management funding to build her sons independence.

Join Sylvana for this interactive webinar to explore how you can use individual funding to build independence for your child from the earliest point possible.

Please note: You can submit questions beforehand using this form or through Facebook messenger. You can also submit questions on the night through the group or anonymous chat function.


Speaker bio:

Sylvana Mahmic is the CEO of Plumtree Children’s Services and has served on over 15 advisory groups, five Ministerial appointments, and been a member of the Disability Council NSW. She has held executive positions on the Board of Early Childhood Intervention Australia NSW/ACT and was a foundation board member of Diversity Disability Alliance.

Currently, she is a member of the Access Advisory Group NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, the NSW Family and Community Services Multicultural Advisory Group, Australian Museum Access and Inclusion Advisory Panel and the NDIA Independent Advisory Committee.

Sylvana has worked for over twenty-five years in the early childhood intervention field, with particular expertise in whole of family and peer-led approaches.

She is the co-creator of the peer-led program Now and Next and has incubated two new peer-led organisations. Currently, she is undertaking postgraduate research with a focus on individualised funding, which has been her interest since 2009, when her son commenced with self-managed funding.

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Date and Time

Tue 26th Nov 2019, 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Online Event

ONLINE via Zoom Platform. Use this link to join: https://zoom.us/j/691103266
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Reframing Disability is family-led, for families of young children with a delay or disability. We want to change the experience of disability for families from the earliest possible point. We empower families through knowledge and connection. Families make the most difference in the lives of our children. When we empower families, we empower children to live their best life.