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Capacity Building Session for Supporters of people with disability - Mackay

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Disability & NDIS providers –Mackay & Surrounds- Power to You is coming to you!

Free professional development & networking opportunity for staff in the sector

Carers and Family members, or Anyone who would like to build their skills to support someone with intellectual disability is welcome.

  • Understanding a Human Rights Approach to Disability
  • Tips on building the capacity of people with intellectual disability towards self- determination so they can live the life they choose
  • Tips on-design and co-production with people with disability
  • Access to online videos & resources that you can use to support people with intellectual disability and families
  • Networking activities and opportunities to make new connections while enjoying morning tea.

ALL of this is FREE, thanks to an ILC Grant from the Department of Social Services.

About your Hosts & Presenters:

The Power to You project Team are proud to be hosting this event. 

  • Power to You Co-designers & Co-Facilitators will be there to greet you and to share valuable information and tips from their lived experience of disability. They will share their experience with Guardianship, Supported Decision Making, creating a Circle of Support as well as their experience of project co-design, co-production and becoming peer group leaders.
  • Tracie-Lee Little is the Project Lead for this ILC grant. Tracie-Lee has more than 20 years' experience leading initiatives improving Human Rights and Inclusion of people with Disability. Her experience includes roles with the NDIA, The Disability Royal Commission and Disability advisory roles in Capacity Building, Inclusive Employment and Education. Tracie-Lee will share insights on capacity building from a Human Rights perspective, highlighting lessons learned from the project.

  • Marissa Carlyon has had the joy of supporting and overseeing the delivery of Power to You. Marissa has led multiple capacity building projects that uphold people’s Human Rights and autonomy. She holds specialist knowledge of practice in the disability sector, NDIS, access, inclusion, co-design, Allied Health, early childhood and Human Rights. Marissa has spent the past four years deeply immersed in the practice of Supported Decision-Making assisting people, supporters and providers to build capability in ensuring each person is involved in decisions that affect them.


You must register to attend to this FREE, fully catered event.


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