Delivering Disability Services
Sector-wide solutions for funding, contracting, accessibility, housing ageing and empowerment
· Engaging to create the Plan
· Working together to connect on actions
· Tracking outcomes to ensure disabled people are counted
- Learning Support Delivery Model
- Supporting student access, both curriculum & environmental, through secondary school to transitioning out of school
- School & Student Voice: reflecting on the school journey
George Hewitt, Media Specialist, Lifemark Limited
- Who falls through the gaps? All New Zealanders should be able to access services to enable them to live the life they choose, free from harm
- Safeguarding adults is everyone's responsibility
- Safeguarding tools and strategies for you to use today, and specialist safeguarding supports available to assist
Interactive music-based activity with group of five Jammers
• Multiple challenges confront the disability workforce and those who employ them whether its Government or community - based services or disabled people themselves.
• What are we are doing and what else can we do to surmount these challenges?
Discussion about aspiring towards having a home, access to services, employment and making a family, including success stories
· In New Zealand nearly a quarter of disabled people who are working are self-employed, compared to 17% for the general population. This high proportion is unsurprising given the many benefits of self-employment.
· NZ also has an abundance of support services for business start-ups, including training programmes, mentoring schemes and funding, and has frequently been names as the best country for starting a business.
· How can we support disabled people to access and engage with the best services to create successful businesses?