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    2023 Open Together Access & Inclusion Training - Friday May 5th (11am - 4pm)

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    Do you live in Victoria and work with young people, or are you studying to one day work with young people? Then this free training is for you! Together will teach you how to better include disabled young people in your service or your work. We've made this Together open to workers or students who aren't likley to get this training through their work or organisation. Together Training is provided by Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS), a core agency of Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic).

    Please Note: Tickets will close 4 working days before the session, to ensure we can arrange access needs.

    Training Details
    Friday May 5th
    11am - 4pm AEDT (with a lunch break from 1pm - 2pm)
    Zoom - a link will sent to participants via Humanitix email prior to the session

    If you are part of a larger organisation, or all the tickets are booked, go to this page for more options

    The training will explore:

    • assumptions about disabled young people and how to challenge them
    • how and why to ask questions
    • models of disability (different ways to understand what it means to be disabled) 
    • disability and language
    • context of disability
    • statements of commitment to access and inclusion
    • accessibility in practice (planning, communicating, delivering and reviewing work)
    • access keys and social scripts – tools for accessibility

    If you have any questions or need any support in signing up, please contact Is Hay, Together Program Officer. 

    YDAS thanks the Australian Government and the National Disability Insurance Agency for their support of this program.

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