Disability Connect Seminars & Information

Education Legal Issues
Individualised Funding including Respite
Living Options
Menstruation Seminar
Planning for Adulthood
Sexuality Education
Transition
Work and Income
Chinese Families Autism Support Group
Parents’ Support Group – Otahuhu
Indian Families Social Group – Otahuhu

Seminars in red writing are coming up within the next month

Education Legal Issues
Central Auckland – Wednesday 14th March 12-2pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose
Central Auckland – Thursday 17th May 12-2pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose
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Individualised Funding including Respite
Central Auckland – Thursday 1st March 7-9pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose.
North Auckland – Thursday 5th April 7-9pm, Yes Disability Resource Centre, 3 William Laurie Place, Albany
West Auckland – Thursday 10th May 7-9pm, MPHS Hub West, 27 Corban Avenue, Henderson
South Auckland – Thursday 7th June 7-9pm, Mt Richmond Special School, 30 Albion Road, Otahuhu
Central Auckland – Tuesday 26th June 12-2pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose,
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Living Options
Central Auckland – Tuesday 6th March 12-2pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose
North Auckland – Tuesday 20th March 7-9pm, Yes Disability Resource Centre, 3 William Laurie Place, Albany
West Auckland – Thursday 12th April 7-9pm, Arohanui Special School, 82 Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South
South Auckland – Tuesday 22nd May 7-9pm, Mt Richmond Special School, 30 Albion Road, Otahuhu
Central Auckland – Monday 11th June 7-9pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose
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Menstruation Seminar
Central Auckland – 14th March, 6-8pm, Mt Roskill Primary School Hall, Frost Road, Mt Roskill
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Planning for Adulthood
West Auckland – Tuesday 13th March 6.30-9.30pm, MPHS Hub West, 27 Corban Avenue, Henderson
South Auckland – Wednesday 16th May 6.30-9.30pmMt Richmond Special School, 30 Albion Road, Otahuhu
North Auckland – Wednesday 13th June 6.30-9.30pm, Yes Disability Resource Centre, 3 William Laurie Place, Albany
Central Auckland – Tuesday 3rd July 12-3pm, Disability Connect premises, 3b Olive Road, Penrose
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Sexuality Education
Central Auckland – Tuesday 27th March 7-8.30pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose
Central Auckland – Wednesday 28th March 1-2.30pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose,
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Transition
Central Auckland – Tuesday 10th April 12-2pm, Disability Connect premises, 3b Olive Road, Penrose.
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Work and Income
West Auckland – Wednesday 28th February 7-9pm, Arohanui Special School, 82 Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South
South Auckland – Wednesday 28th March 7-9pm, Mt Richmond Special School, 30 Albion Road, Otahuhu
Central Auckland – Thursday 31st May 12-2pm, Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose
North Auckland – Wednesday 27th June 7-9pm, Yes Disability Resource Centre, 3 William Laurie Place, Albany
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Support groups – Disability Connect
Disability Connect offers culturally appropriate support (including three support groups) to families with children of special needs as part of the CALD service (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Disability Information and Advisory Service) For a list of all the support groups click here:

Chinese Families Autism Support Group
Runs every third Tuesday of the month. 2018 dates are 27th February, 20th March, 17th April, 15th May, 19th June, 24th July, 21st August, 18th September, 16th October, 20th November, 4th December. Please contact Sanny Chan at Disability Connect for more information on our meetings. To see flier in English click here or Chinese click here Contact Sanny 09 526 1298 (DDI) or 09 636 0351 or sanny@disabilityconnect.org.nz

Parents’ Support Group – Otahuhu
This support group runs monthly at Mt Richmond School, 30 Albion Road, Otahuhu, 5.30-8pm. Our February meeting has Starjam to present, click here for the flier. 2018 dates are 22nd February (Starjam), 22nd March (Parent to Parent support – Siblings), 19th April (ABC of managing difficult behaviours, 24th May (Music Therapy with Raukatauri music therapy), 21st June (Maths made easy with Numicon), 19th July (Picture communication for managing behaviours), 23rd August, 20th September, 25th October, 22nd November, 13th December. All families with special needs are welcome to join this group – we welcome everyone from any culture and any disability. It is a great opportunity for parents to share their experience and network with each other. Please contact Asoka at Disability Connect for more information or bookings – phone 09 636 0351 or 027 457 8571 or email asoka@disabilityconnect.org.nz

Indian Families Social Group – Otahuhu
This is held at Otahuhu Town Hall on one Monday night per month, 6-8pm. 2018 dates are 5th March, 9th April, 7th May, 11th June, 2nd July, 6th August, 3rd September, 8th October, 5th November. Indian families are very welcome to this meeting. It will follow a relaxed ‘conversational’ environment. Everyone is free to talk amongst themselves, make new friends, connect for support or just ask any questions you may be interested in. Please email admin@disabilityconnect.org.nz or asoka@disabilityconnect.org.nz or phone 09 636 0351 or text/phone 027 457 8571 to book.

If you would like to book to one of these seminars please let us know admin@disabilityconnect.org.nz

 

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