WWILD’s You and Me Relationships Group – Starting soon in Caboolture

WWILD’s You and Me Relationships Group – Caboolture The You and Me Relationships Group is a small group of people with intellectual disabilities who meet with ‘facilitators’ (workers) to talk about how to be happy and safe in relationships with family, friends and partners. When: Thursday Mornings. From 7/10/21—9/12/21 Where: Supper Room, Caboolture Memorial Hall…

Technology increasingly used to ‘victimise and control’ women with intellectual disability – ABC News

Technology increasingly used to ‘victimise and control’ women with intellectual disability – ABC News By disability affairs reporter Nas Campanella and the Specialist Reporting Team’s Celina Edmonds 1/09/2021 Excerpt of article:  Women with cognitive and intellectual disability are increasingly being abused through technology, with perpetrators monitoring their behaviour, tracking their movements and encouraging them to share naked images,…

Online Training Available: Working Well With Women with Disability Experiencing Sexual, Domestic and/or Family Violence

Working Well With Women with Disability – Online Training Webinar Series  We are very excited to launch a series of online workshops in partnership with WorkUP Queensland and Queenslanders with Disability Network.  The aim of the ‘Working well with Women with Disability’ series is: To build confidence, knowledge, and skills to work well with people…

NDIS provider accused of compromising safety of people with disability in quest for growth- ABC News

NDIS provider accused of compromising safety of people with disability in quest for growth 7.30 / By Pat McGrath and John Stewart, ABC Investigations   The National Disability Insurance Scheme has been a cash splash for big players in the sector, and few have benefited quite like the Australian Foundation for Disability – otherwise known as Afford. Key…

Parents sue St Edmund’s College after daughter allegedly inappropriately touched by fellow student – ABC News

Parents sue St Edmund’s College after daughter allegedly inappropriately touched by fellow student By Josh Bavas ; ABC News, posted 13/4/2021 The parents of a girl who was subjected to alleged sustained inappropriate sexual touching by another student are suing their daughter’s special-needs school. Key points: Evi was diagnosed with an unexplained PTSD after several panic attacks The…