26 episodes

In this series we will build our skills in supporting others in their decision-making. This kind of support is particularly important for people in our community whose decision-making has been ignored or undermined. We can help people reclaim their decision-making power through the support we offer.

Supported Decision Making Podcast Advocacy for Inclusion

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In this series we will build our skills in supporting others in their decision-making. This kind of support is particularly important for people in our community whose decision-making has been ignored or undermined. We can help people reclaim their decision-making power through the support we offer.

    'Forgotten Workforce' - The University of Melbourne Report on Disability Support

    'Forgotten Workforce' - The University of Melbourne Report on Disability Support

    DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKERS: THE FORGOTTEN WORKFORCE IN COVID-19 describes the findings from a national survey of 357 disability support workers (DSWs) conducted online between May and June 2020.In this episode, Rob discusses the results of this survey...

    • 13 min
    Rights in the time of Covid-19

    Rights in the time of Covid-19

    We are living in a time when decisions are being made that we would not have imagined possible 12 months ago. This is a time when human rights are quite appropriately on many people's radar. In this podcast, we revisit what are Human Rights and what...

    • 15 min
    Community Recovery: An Interview with Suzanne Orr ACT Minister for Disability

    Community Recovery: An Interview with Suzanne Orr ACT Minister for Disability

    Today we speak to the ACT Minister for Disability Suzanne Orr. We cover the ACT Disability Strategy and the roadmap to recovery, and how people with disability will be supported throughout the recovery. Show links: Canberra Relief Network:...

    • 31 min
    More than Isolated - Interview with Mary Sayers, CEO of CYDA

    More than Isolated - Interview with Mary Sayers, CEO of CYDA

    Today we speak with Mary Sayers, CEO of Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) about their 'more than isolated report'.Children and Young People with Disability Australia launched a survey in the early days of COVID-19 in Australia....

    • 30 min
    Fixing the system: preventing violence abuse and neglect of people with disability- with Bonnie Millen, Senior Policy Advisor

    Fixing the system: preventing violence abuse and neglect of people with disability- with Bonnie Millen, Senior Policy Advisor

    Today the Interim Report into Ann-Marie Smith's death has been released. In this episode, Rob speaks with our Senior Policy Advisor, Bonnie Millen about the report, the recommendations and how the system needs to change to prevent tragedies like...

    • 31 min
    Talking about the ACT COVID-19 Disability Strategy

    Talking about the ACT COVID-19 Disability Strategy

    The ACT Government has just released a Covid-19 Disability Strategy.In this episode, we discuss the main points of the strategy.  "The ACT Government has heard the concerns of Canberrans with disability and the disability sector and acknowledges that...

    • 8 min

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