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Activities and Programs

Celebrating NAIDOC Week
Monday 06/07/2015
NAIDOC celebrations are held around Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Social Skills Group (Free)
Thursday 02/07/2015
The VU Psychology Clinic in Footscray will be running a Social Skills Group over six weeks during Terms 3 and Terms 4, 2015.
Free Music and Movement Playgroup
Thursday 02/07/2015
Broadmeadows SDS Playgroup is run by a Special Education teacher, and meets every Friday morning 10:00-12:00, during the school term.
Cerebral Palsy Support Network - SHARP Program
Thursday 02/07/2015
The Cerebral Palsy Support Network offers the 'SHARP' (Social, Health and Recreation Program), which provides opportunities for young people with Cerebral Palsy to socalise and develop friendships in a relaxed and supported environment.
Asperger Sisterhood: celebrating our difference – a guided retreat day for women with Asperger’s Syndrome
Friday 26/06/2015
Rachael Lee Harris will present a guided retreat day with the theme "Come Home to your Centre". This day will include teaching and experience on the practice of meditation, time to reflect and discover a deeper 'sense of self' through exercises in self-awareness.

Training and workshops

Paediatric Therapy & Workshops
Monday 30/03/2015
Paediatric Therapy & Workshops provides intensive treatment for children with cerebral palsy and other neuromotor issues, facilitates post-graduate training for allied health professionals, and conducts research into the effectiveness of Neuro-Developmental Treatment.

Updates

Building Social Cohesion in our Communities
Friday 26/06/2015
Building Social Cohesion in our Communities is a new, free, interactive online resource to support development of strong, socially cohesive communities which was launched in Canberra last week.

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Disability Loop
Friday 26/06/2015
Disability Loop is a way to find out more about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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LINK Community Transport
Monday 30/03/2015
LINK Community Transport Inc is a not for profit organisation providing transport solutions for people and communities in Melbourne, Victoria. LINK is committed to assisting older people and people with a disability and their carers to maintain an active and engaged social and civic life. This is facilitated by assisting clients to access social and recreational activities that fosters their capacity to ‘age in place’.