Working Alongside People with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities

WWILD Upcoming Events

WWILD Professional development opportunities:


Date: 20/6/14

Event: Supporting people who have an Intellectual Disability through the Justice System

Location: WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Association, Wooloowin.

Cost: $20


Date: 21/5/14 - a Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month event.

Event: Intellectual Disability and Domestic and Family Violence Training

Location: WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Association, Wooloowin.

Cost: FREE


Date: 14/5/14 and 21/5/14

Event: Adjusted Counselling Skills for working with People with Intellectual or Learning Disabilities

Location: Logan Central Library

Cost: $80


Queensland Roundtable on Issues for People with Intellectual Disabilities:

Date: 4th June 2014
Event: 2014 Roundtable : NDIS: What can Queensland learn from the trial sites to make sure people with an intellectual disability benefit from the NDIS?
Speakers:      Professor Lesley Chenoweth, Griffith University
                      Branka Carter of the National Disability Insurance Agency
                      Self-advocates, family members and supporters from NDIS Trial Sites
                      Michelle Moss, Donna Best and Paige Armstrong: 'Plan Ahead' workshop: Planning your NDIS supports

For bookings, look under 'Upcoming Events' on the right hand side of the home page.

Paperbag Lunch Seminars:

Date: 7th February 2014
Topic: Relationships and Sexual Education for People with Intellectual Disability: Current Approaches and Issues in Queensland
Speakers: Jodie Cook -Public Advocate;
Georgina Livingstone—Family Planning Queensland
Robyn Evans & Jane Barrett—WWILD –SVP Assn Inc.

Paperbag Lunch Seminar:

Date: 8th August 2014
Topic: Hidden Violence and Exploitation of People with Intellectual Disabilities
Speakers: Mel Harrison - People With Disabilities Australia, other TBA

Paperbag Lunch Seminar:

Date: 7th November 2014
Topic: Mental Health Experiences for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Speakers: Self-Advocates speaking about their lived experience of dual disability
Professor Greg O'Brien - Specialist Disability Services, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
Miriam Taylor - Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Learning Disabilities

To book an event, look under 'Upcoming Events' in the grey box on the right hand side of this page. Click on the event to book.

WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Program is funded by the Department of Communities, QLD. & the WWILD Victims of Crime Disability Training Program is funded by the Department of Justice and Attorney-General, QLD

WWILD Phone: (07) 3262 9877 Email: Address: 211 Hudson Road, WOOLOOWIN QLD 4030 Contact hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm