Tuesday 31st March 2020

Finding the support that is right for you

Supporting choice and decision making

11:00 am11:30 am

Welcome and Introduction
Professor Keith McVilly, University of Melbourne
Keynote address: Maree Ireland, Scope Australia

Welcome and Introductions
Professor Keith McVilly, University of Melbourne
Keynote address, Michael Wehmeyer , University of Kansas

11:30 am12:00 pm

Panel discussion led by Maree Ireland
Jody Barney, Justen Thomas, Michael Baker

Panel discussion led by Donna Purcell
Brandon Tomlin, Gerogia Burns, Chris Nurse

12:00 pm12:30 pm

Resources addressing abuse neglect and safety, which one do I need for my situation?
Elizabeth Weston, Scope Australia
Hilary Johnson, Scope Australia
Naomi Rezzani, Scope Australia

Participation in end of life care for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities
Joanne Watson, Deakin University

12:30 pm1:00 pm

Employment CoLab’ – A co-design approach to develop, pilot and evaluate a new pathway to mainstream employment for people with Acquired Brain Injury
Em Bould, Monash University
Libby Callaway, Monash University
Libby Witts, Monash University
Scott Thomas, Monash University
Sarah Johnstone, Transport Accident Commission

Art making as a tool for choice and decision making; integrating arts based assessments into the NDIS process
Emily Walters, Able Australia

1:00 pm1:30 pm

My Assistive Technology Outcomes Framework,Natasha Layton
Natasha Layton, Swinburne University
Melissa Noonan, Limbs 4 life

Equal access to written information: how Easy English helps people with Intellectual Disability and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds to read
Ruby Yee, Scope Australia
Caroline Livanos, Scope Australia

1:30 pm

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Services that people with disability want

Working with people with complex and high support needs

2:30 pm3:00 pm

Welcome and Introduction
Professor Keith McVilly, University of Melbourne
Keynote address: Donna Purcell, Commonwelath Bank  Australia

Welcome and Introduction
Professor Keith McVilly, University of Melbourne
Keynote address, Marjorie Aunos, Brook University

3:00 pm3:30 pm

Panel discussion led by Donna Purcell
John Chesterman, Michelle, Browning, Sevinc MacCue, Gretta Serov

Panel discussion led by Marjorie Aunos
Jess Kapuscinski-Evans, Peter Gibilisco, Heather Lawson, Sheridan Forster

3:30 pm4:00 pm

Exploring child outcomes in disability services: The views of carers and disability support workers
Caroline Hart, Scope Australia
Stella Koritsas, Scope Australia
Nick Hagiliassis, Scope Australia

Adults with severe to profound multiple disability and inclusion in creative arts therapies – the bigger picture
Victoria Churchill, University of Melbourne

4:30 pm5:00 pm

Developing Social Skills with Adults
Enaksha Garde, Enaksha Garde Speech Pathology
Emily Churchill, Enaksha Garde Speech Pathology

Girl’s Club – building connections over hair and makeup!
Emily McDonald, Senses Australia

5:00 pm

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