eNews November 2022 in Easy Read

Everyday for Everyone

  • Everyday for Everyone is a new campaign from CID.

  • We are asking for

    • Easy to understand government communications
    • Safe and accessible public transport
    • Access to good government jobs
    • Make disability inclusion an important goal for the Government
  • You can read more on our Easy Read campaign page.

  • You can also sign our petition to put disability inclusion at the centre of government.

  • Watch our video about the Everyday for Everyone campaign.

Life My Way - Journey to Independence

  • A young woman smiling at the camera. Text reads Visibility: Life my way: Journey to independence.

    The current series of our podcast is called Life my way.

  • The second episode is about Jess.

    We talk to Jess about

    • Working at the ABC
    • Living independently
    • Being active in her local community
  • Listen to the podcast at the link.

Welcome to the board, Kylie and Ariella!

  • We have two new Directors on our board.

  • Kylie has been part of our advocacy group.

    She is also a member of the Down Syndrome Australia Advisory Network.

  • Ariella is a disability researcher.

    Her twin sister has intellectual disability.

Easy Read Constitution

  • The CID constitution is now in Easy Read.

  • We think we have the only Easy Read constitution in Australia.

    We hope other organisations will make Easy Read constitutions too.

  • You can read our Easy Read Constitution at the link.

Guardianship law reform

  • The My Rights Matter project thinks we need a new law so people with disability can get support to make their own decisions.

  • People with disability have the same rights as everyone else.

    They should get support to make their own decisions.

  • Read our position statement on guardianship law reform at the link.

  • Learn more about supported decision making at the My Rights Matter Hub.

CID at the Disability Royal Commission

  • Our CEO Justine and Project Workers Ricky and Alex spoke to the Disability Royal Commission (DRC).

    They talked about supported decision making.

  • They told the DRC that all people have the right to decide and the right to support.

  • People with lived experience need to be leaders in supported decision making.

    That means being a leader in

    • talking about it
    • deciding what good support is
    • training
  • Learn more about supported decision making at the My Rights Matter Hub.

Learn how to lobby your local MP

  • The Everyday for Everyone campaign is having 2 Zoom sessions.

    They are about talking to your local MP about disability inclusion.

  • The dates and times are

    • Tuesday 6 December
      12pm to 12.30pm
    • Thursday 8 December
      6pm to 6.30pm
  • Register for a Zoom session at the link.

More than Just a Job for Me peer meetup in Bankstown

  • Are you a person with intellectual disability?

  • Do you want to learn about your job options?

  • Do you want to help other people to reach their job goals?

  • Do you want to meet new people and make friends?


  • Join our free peer meet up in Bankstown!

    You can bring friends, family or supporters if you want.

  • The meetup is at Bryan Brown Theatre in Bankstown on Thursday 8 December from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

  • Sign up for the peer meetup at the link.

    Contact us on 1800 424 065 if you have questions.

Learn 2 Lead

  • Learn 2 Lead is looking for new members.

  • Learn 2 Lead is a group of CID members with intellectual disability.

  • They get together to:

    • share ideas
    • learn about leadership
    • learn about working together
  • One member says

    “It is about being a leader, learning from each other and sharing skills, knowledge and experience”.

  • They meet from 2pm – 4pm on the third Thursday of every month.

    You need to be a CID member to join.

  • If you want to know more contact CID

Other News

  • Have your say – NDIS Review

    The NDIS Review wants to hear what you think of the NDIS.

  • You can answer 5 simple questions or make a written or audio or video submission.

  • Learn more at the NDIS Review website.

  • Job experiences – Inclusion Australia

    Inclusion Australia wants to hear from people with intellectual disability about working at a job.

  • You do not have to have a job to share your thoughts.

  • You can fill out a survey online.

  • You can also download and fill out a PDF survey.

  • The surveys close on 12 December.

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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