Community Courses, Seminars and Workshops

Complex Care Group and the Federation: Complex Care Group and the Federation are delighted to invite you to Workshop 11 in our series of workshops as part of our Pathfinder programme.   This is a series of facilitated workshops for disabled people and their families, tāngata whaikaha Māori, Pasifika disabled and family, whanau, aiga – via Zoom.  These hui promote information exchange and sharing of personal experiences.
Date: Wednesday 31st July, 12 noon till 1.30pmvia Zoom.
Topic: Staffing – Employing Support Workers.
Speakers: This Workshop will feature a Panel of presenters including Bron Foxx – Home Care provider, Cherie Cawdron – Private employer. We also plan to have a Support Worker give their view of the role.

There will be time allowed for your questions and comments. Places are limited so you need to register as soon as possible.
Sign up here We will send you the Zoom link a few days before the workshop.
Please contact us with any queries:

Neurodivergent Parenting Course – 4-week course specifically designed to support families living with autism and ADHD. Learn how to build co-regulation, compassion and connection with your neurodivergent child. In this experiential course Hannah combines psychoeducation with mindfulness to give parents practical tools to reduce stress and gain an understanding of brain body parenting – through a neurodivergent affirming lens. Hannah is an NZAC counsellor working at Rainbow House and in private practice.
Term 3 2024: July 30, Aug 13 & 27; Sept 10, Tuesdays 7pm-9.30pm in Epsom.
$65/week for 4 weeks or Earlybird $240. email

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Immersion Camps – 3 locations: Christchurch, Hamilton and Kapiti Coast (near Wellington). Throughout the camp, you’ll be surrounded by other learners and experienced NZSL users, giving you plenty of opportunities to practice and improve your NZSL skills, with a full schedule of a Panel/Q&A, 2 workshops, lots of NZSL activities and a fun-filled Drama on Saturday evening. You’ll be able to learn and connect with others in a fun and supportive environment. By the end of the camp, you’ll have gained a deeper understanding and appreciation of NZSL and the Deaf community. Take this chance to take your NZSL skills to the next level and make lasting connections! Registration is now OPEN for EARLYBIRD until the end of July! New Zealand Citizens and Residents only. Learn NZSL immersion camp for one whole weekend! To book your spot and start your NZSL learning journey, visit now! Facebook video link More info:

Independent Living Services – Comfortable with Money

Te Pou – Atea Disability 101 online workshops – Ātea is an exciting training programme led by disabled people that aims to increase participants’ awareness of attitudes towards disabled people, and how to reduce barriers so that everyone can participate fully in society.