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The official podcast of the Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID). We bring you the latest in Australian and New Zealand research into improving the rights and quality of life for people with intellectual disability.

Find out more about ASID at our website http://asid.asn.au/ or follow us on social media: Twitter @ASID_Ltd Facebook: @asid.asn.au .

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The official podcast of the Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID). We bring you the latest in Australian and New Zealand research into improving the rights and quality of life for people with intellectual disability.

Find out more about ASID at our website http://asid.asn.au/ or follow us on social media: Twitter @ASID_Ltd Facebook: @asid.asn.au .

    #ASID2019 Conference episode - "The journey to a Good Life"

    #ASID2019 Conference episode - "The journey to a Good Life"

    Highlights from the #ASID2019 Conference "The journey to a Good Life" in Adelaide?

    Our first episode of season 3 is a jam packed episode taking you into the #ASID 2019 conference held on the land of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains at the Hilton in Adelaide's CBD. We pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land, especially Mickey Kumatpi Marrutya O'Brien, a descendant of the Kaurna and Narrunga peoples, for welcoming us to country on the day.

    In this episode we explore the key themes that arose in our interviews with keynotes speakers and delegates: being heard, being connected, being healthy and safe, and taking action! We had help from South Australian local producers Catarina Morgan, Gavin Burner, Alison Vivian and April Dwyer from Purple Orange to catch as many people as we could.

    We get a more indepth taste of all the keynote addresses. Firstly the keynote from the South Australian self-advocates from Our Voice SA and South Australian Council for Intellectual Disability: Ian Cummins, Tiffany Littler, Rebeka Touzea, Gavin Burner, Chris Bergin, Sarah Bryne & Elizabeth Crawford.

    We also hear from international keynote speakers Professor Jennifer Clegg, Dr Stacy Clifford Simplican and Dr Nick Gore.

    We also hear from Australian advocates Scott Avery of the First Peoples Disability Network; and Shu Hua Chan and Jim Simpson from NSWCouncil for Intellectual Disability.

    Hear more from delegates and self-advocates about their own highlights from the wider program.

    Find out more about the keynotes and presentation on the #ASID2019 conference website and stay tuned for #ASID2020 in Aotearoa New Zealand. The theme for 2020 is Whanaungatanga - Growing Connections.

    This episode was produced by Buffy Gorrilla, Sophia Tipping & Associate Professor Hilary Johnson with thanks to the Living with Disability Research Centre. We also had production assistance from Purple Orange community members Gavin Burner, Catarina Morgan, Alison Vivian, April Dwyer and Carey Scheer.

    Thank you to the all key notes who kindly gave up their time for the podcast, thank you to all the many delegates and self-advocates who also shared their thoughts! Thank you to Dean from takebetterphotos.com.au for the images used in on social media and header photo.

    Look out for future episodes on our website www.asid.asn.au/ and tweet us at @ASID_Ltd
    For more information about ASID: www.asid.asn.au/
    To find out about the benefits of joining ASID: www.asid.asn.au/members/why_join_asid

    • 43 min
    Season 2 Episode 4: What makes a good group home?

    Season 2 Episode 4: What makes a good group home?

    What makes a good group home? That's what Professor Christine Bigby and colleagues have spent a number of years trying to answer.

    In our final episode of season 2 we hear from Professor Christine Bigby, director of the Living with Disability Research Centre, and her colleagues talking about the research into the factors that make groups homes good for people with intellectual disability. Keep up to date on the research centre and Chris' research on twitter @LIDSLaTrobe.

    This episode was produced by Buffy Gorrilla, Ben Pawson & Associate Professor Hilary Johnson with thanks to the Living with Disability Research Centre. Marketing support by Sophia Tipping.

    Look out for future episodes on our website www.asid.asn.au/ and tweet us at @ASID_Ltd
    For more information about ASID: www.asid.asn.au/
    To find out about the benefits of joining ASID: www.asid.asn.au/members/why_join_asid

    • 33 min
    Season 2 Episode 3 BONUS 3 of 3! #ASID2018 StoryBooth - Equal rights for everyone!

    Season 2 Episode 3 BONUS 3 of 3! #ASID2018 StoryBooth - Equal rights for everyone!

    #ASID2018 StoryBooth bonus ep three - Equal Rights for Everyone!

    Our third and final bonus episode of self-advocate stories from the #ASID2018 Conference are about the quest for equal rights. These bonus eps link real life experiences to research from ASID journals.

    Make sure you catch up on the first and the second bonus episode from the conference StoryBooth to hear more stories.

    In this episode, Ben and Lachlan tell the #ASID2018 StoryBooth about their bullying experiences and how this negative experience led Lachlan to offer peer support to others. We also hear from a Special Olympian Madelyn who spoke about the right to community inclusion and Ian who spoke about the right to be a parent.

    Your hosts, Hilary and Sophia, discuss the relevant research. We would love you to tell us about any research we missed using the hashtag #ASIDpod!

    Here are the links to the articles we mention:

    • Werner's article Athletes', parents', and siblings' experiences from the Special Olympics World Games in JIDD.
    • Robertsons' and her colleagues's article Self-reported smoking, alcohol and drug use among adolescents and young adults with and without mild to moderate intellectual disability in JIDDDon't miss out on this years conference in Adelaide!

    This episode was produced by Buffy Gorilla, Ben Pawson, Sophia Tipping and Hilary Johnson. Special thanks to the ASID board, the communications committee and all the self-advocates who spoke to us. Stay tuned for the next bonus episode on how self-advocates give back.

    Look out for future episodes on our website www.asid.asn.au/ and tweet us at @ASID_Ltd or #ASIDpod

    For more information about ASID: www.asid.asn.au/
    To find out about the benefits of joining ASID: www.asid.asn.au/members/why_join_asid

    • 13 min
    Season 2 Episode 3 BONUS 2 of 3! #ASID2018 StoryBooth - Giving back

    Season 2 Episode 3 BONUS 2 of 3! #ASID2018 StoryBooth - Giving back

    #ASID2018 StoryBooth bonus ep two! - Stories of giving back

    Our second bonus episode features more stories from self-advocates who attended the #ASID2018 Conference. This podcast links their real life experiences to research from ASID journals.

    You will hear about how many self-advocates want to give back. Sarah talks about advocating for herself to get to the conference while Christie and Ben talk about their advocacy work as part of the Mainstream and Me project.

    Your hosts Sophia and Hilary discuss the research on self-advocacy and peer support. We would love you to tell us about any research we missed using the hashtag #ASIDpod!

    Here are the links to the articles we mention:

    • Patsie Frawley and Chris Bigby's article Reflections on being a first generation self-advocate: Belonging, social connections, and doing things that matter in JIDD.
    • Janelle Weise & Julian N. Trollor's article Preparedness and training needs of an Australian public mental health workforce in intellectual disability mental health in JIDD
    • Newton and McGillivray's article Perspectives of carers of people with intellectual disability accessing general practice: "I'd travel to the ends of the earth for the right person" in JIDDDon't forget to listen the first bonus episode from the StoryBooth.

    This episode was produced by Buffy Gorilla, Ben Pawson, Sophia Tipping and Hilary Johnson. Special thanks to the ASID board, the communications committee and all the self-advocates who spoke to us. Stay tuned for the final StoryBooth bonus episode in two weeks!

    Look out for future episodes on our website www.asid.asn.au/ and tweet us at @ASID_Ltd or #ASIDpod

    For more information about ASID: www.asid.asn.au/
    To find out about the benefits of joining ASID: www.asid.asn.au/members/why_join_asid

    • 14 min
    Season 2 Episode 3 BONUS 1 of 3! #ASID2018 StoryBooth - What we do

    Season 2 Episode 3 BONUS 1 of 3! #ASID2018 StoryBooth - What we do

    #ASID2018 StoryBooth bonus ep - Stories of what self-advocates do

    In the first of a series of three bonus episodes, we hear stories from self-advocates who attended the #ASID2018 Conference StoryBooth and about how recent research from our journals that relates to people's real life experiences.

    The first episode is about what self-advocates do with their time. We hear Alison talk about the Brisbane music scene, Alan talk about his job on the Parks Crew, and from Ian the cook and the Vice President Bernard.

    Tell us about any research we missed using the hashtag #ASIDpod!

    Here are the links to the articles we mention:

    • Stacy Clifford Simplican's article Theorising community participation: successful concept or empty buzzword? in RAPIDD.
    • Jessica Merrells and colleagues' article The experience of social inclusion for people with intellectual disability within community recreational programs: A systematic review in JIDD
    • Camille Gauthier-Boudreault and colleagues' article Scoping review of social participation of individuals with profound intellectual disability in adulthood: What can I do once I finish school? in JIDD
    • Cindy Cheng and colleagues' article What constitutes effective support in obtaining and maintaining employment for individuals with intellectual disability? A scoping review in JIDD

    We also mention Jo Watson's work on people with unconventional communication. Listen to the podcast episode about Jo's research.

    This episode was produced by Buffy Gorilla, Ben Pawson, Sophia Tipping and Hilary Johnson. Special thanks to the ASID board, the communications committee and all the self-advocates who spoke to us. Stay tuned for the next bonus episode on how self-advocates give back.

    Look out for future episodes on our website www.asid.asn.au/ and tweet us at @ASID_Ltd or #ASIDpod

    For more information about ASID: www.asid.asn.au/
    To find out about the benefits of joining ASID: www.asid.asn.au/members/why_join_asid

    • 14 min
    Season 2 Episode 3: #ASID2018 "Let's shake it up - Human rights for Everyone" Conference Ep!

    Season 2 Episode 3: #ASID2018 "Let's shake it up - Human rights for Everyone" Conference Ep!

    Did you miss out on the #ASID2018 Conference "Let's Shake It Up - Human Rights for Everyone" at the Gold Coast?

    Never fear! Episode three takes you to the Gold Coast in Queensland for an access all areas taster of the #ASID 2018 conference.

    We pay our respects to the traditional families and lands of Yugambeh region of South East Queensland. Willie Prince, founding member of the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Disability Network of Queensland, welcomed us to country. Hear more about Willie's story.

    In this episode, we hear from all the keynotes including Queensland self-advocates Paul O'Dea, Donna Best and Alex Baker; international keynote speakers Professor Andrew Jahoda, Professor Chris Hatton, Associate Professor Ann Fudge Schormans and Doctor Brigit Mirfin-Veitch; and Australian academics Professor Monica Cuskelly and Dr Kathy Ellem.

    We also did lots of running around getting vox pops on highlights from the wider program from delegates, including self-advocates.

    Find out more about the keynotes and presentation on the #ASID2018 conference website and stay tuned for #ASID2019 in Adelaide.

    We also have an exciting bonus episode due in early 2019 where you will hear the outcome of the popular conference Storytelling Booth. There will be heaps of stories from self-advocates who attended. Don't miss it!

    This episode was produced by Ben Pawson, Buffy Gorrilla, Sophia Tipping & Associate Professor Hilary Johnson with thanks to the Living with Disability Research Centre.

    Thank you to the all key notes who kindly gave up their time for the podcast, thank you to all the delegates, self-advocates and exhibitors who also shared their thoughts - especially ASID president Laura Hogan, Alison Maclean, Jim Simpson, Jack Kelly, Sonya Hume, Namira Williams, Rae West, Susan Holrian, Brent Hayward, Susan Harbottle, Sally Robinson along with many other vox poppers who we didn't have time to include! Also, thank you to Dean from takebetterphotos.com.au for the images used in on social media and header photo.

    Look out for future episodes on our website www.asid.asn.au/ and tweet us at @ASID_Ltd
    For more information about ASID: www.asid.asn.au/
    To find out about the benefits of joining ASID: www.asid.asn.au/members/why_join_asid

    • 47 min

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