April 6, 2017

Connecting beyond diagnosis. A social worker’s approach to supporting families.

Families often talk about the range of strong emotions experienced around the time of diagnosis of disability for their child and there is research sbout the influence of the way a diagnosis is received impacting on families for years to come. In this blog, Jessica Maccallum, Social Worker from the Disability Specialist Unit, Burwood talks about the ways she works with families around the time of diagnosis, and a checklist she uses to ensure information and support is responsively and consistently provided.
September 1, 2016

Accept Difference, a disability awareness campaign to promote inclusion

Nancy Sposato, the the creative director and manager of the Accept Difference campaign reflects on inclusion and writes about how this initiative can help make the communities more inclusive.