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    ONLINE: Standing Strong: Being an effective advocate for your child's inclusive education

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    Standing Strong: Being an effective advocate for your child's inclusive education

    Online: Wednesday 22nd May 2024

    Having to speak up for someone you care about can be daunting.  Few are prepared to be thrust into this advocacy role when they become a parent or guardian of a child with disability.  

    Join our free online workshop to gain the skills and confidence to be an effective advocate for your child’s inclusion at the local school. Learn how to not only stand strong, but how to bring the school and others along with your vision for your child’s inclusion.  

    This workshop will cover:

    • The importance of family advocacy 
    • Setting a vision for inclusion success 
    • “Facing the crowd” when experiencing obstacles to inclusion from unsupportive educators, other families or our own networks 
    • The pervasive myths and objections to inclusion and how to combat them  
    • Practical advocacy tips, strategies, and skills 
    • Coping with fears and anxieties 

    Who should attend:

    Parents and carers of school-aged children (Prep to Year 12) with disability. Parents and carers of younger children who are starting to think about/ prepare for the school years are also most welcome to attend.

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    Event details
    Date and Time     
    • Wednesday 22nd May 2024
    • Starts at 10am and concludes at 11:30 AM

    Attendance is FREE, but registration is essential

    RSVP: Registrations close on Friday 17th May 2024

    This session will be recorded, however we encourage you to try and attend this session live to get the most out of this online workshop. All registrants will be sent a recording after the event.

    These workshops are delivered by CRU to assist families of students with  disability to be clear, informed, confident and connected so they can work as respected and valued partners in their children’s education.

    Proudly supported by the Queensland Government through the Department of Education.

    About CRU:

    For over 350 years, Community Resource Unit has been working across Queensland to help people with disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community.

    Contact Community Resource Unit Ltd.:

    Phone: 07 3844 2211 | Email:
    Address: Level 2, 43 Peel Street. South Brisbane. Queensland.
    ABN:16 143 460 250 ACN: 617 860 009

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