eNews May 2022 in Easy Read

Our latest podcast episode A hen, a pen and a passion for words

  • A hen a pen and passion for words podcast episode

    In this episode we talk with Naomi Lake. She is a children’s book author.

    She has written three books about Harmony the Hen.

     

  • Naomi Lake headshot

    She talks about her stories and why she loves writing.

What CID asks politicians

  • Before the election we asked the political parties to support important things for people with intellectual disability.

    Only the Greens told us they supported everything we asked for.

    We will keep working with all political parties and ask for their support.

    An Easy Read guide is also available.

     

NDIS and employment

  • Ella and Lizzie talking with NDIA’s Chair Denis Napthine

    Ella who works on More Than Just a Job at CID talked with Denis Napthine, Chair of NDIA.

     

  • They talked about

    • Health
    • Housing
    • People in the justice system.

    Denis wanted to know more about employment.

    Ella had a lot of great information about employment to share with him.

NSW Government stopped their plans for Peat Island

  • peat island

    From 1911 -2010 the NSW Government ran a disability institution on Peat Island.

    A lot of bad things happened there.

  • The Government wanted to make Peak Island a place for tourists.

    We asked them to talk to people with disability about what should happen to the island.

    Last week the NSW government withdrew their plans.

My friends

  • My friends brochure mock up

    This is an info guide about friends.

    It will help you

    • Understand why friends are important
    • Know who is a good friend
    • Find out how to meet new friends
    • Be a good friend

My Life My Choices conference Save the date

  • Our My Life My Choices project is about supported decision making.

    We are having a conference on 28 September 2022.

  • It will be a day for people with intellectual disability and led by people with intellectual disability.

    The conference will run all day at Bankstown Sport Club.

Our latest position statements

Photo gallery running in June

  • 11 people with intellectual disability took photos of how they contribute.

  • Contribute means things like

    • Helping
    • Making someone happy
    • Doing important jobs.

    The photos are part of a display at UNSW.

    It will be there for all of June.

    There is an event on the night that it starts.

    Anyone can go and see the gallery.

Night of Inclusion, Wild Lights at Taronga Zoo

  • This light show is part of the vivid Festival.

    This is a show for visitors of all abilities.

     

     

  • Date: Wednesday 1 June 5.30pm – 7.00pm

    Location: Taronga Zoo, Bradley’s Head Road, Mosman

     

Got a question?

  • Our friendly team can answer your questions.

    They can help you find the information you need.

    Call us on 1800 424 065.

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