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Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability

9th Disability Support Worker Conference Melbourne November 2009

DSW09 Conference Opening Keynote Address:

The Hon Bill Shorten, Parliamentary Secretary for Children's Services and Disability

 

Benner

You're the One - Finding the Sexpert Within

 

Cannon

DSWs working in partnership

 

Cookson

Why would you want to be a Disability Worker

 

Coombes

'The Rights Stuff' - Tips for handling complaints & solving problems

 

Cramer and Forbes

Our best work: supporting people with disabilities into meaningful employment

 

Cusack

A Rights Based Approach to the Disability Support Work Place

 

Epilepsy Foundation

Epilepsy Care & Management for Disability Support Workers

 

Fester, Zazelis, Webber and McVilly

Measuring the quality of behaviour support plans for adults with intellectual disability

 

Forster

Hanging out Program:Interactionfor people at risk of isolation

 

Frawley, O'Shea and Willis

Sexuality & Relationship support for people with an intellectual disability: Policy to practice

 

Fry

Disability Support Work in Tertiary Education

 

Lante

Adapting Physical Activities for People with Disabilities: How do I do it?

 

Lante

Creating A Sporting Chance; The Impact of a communitybased physical activity program

 

Lawson

Your Valued Career: Caring & You

 

Lawson

Autism & Cognitive Challenges

 

Lyon

Visual Strategies to support communication and participation

 

McVilly and Webber

Functional Behaviour Assessment –fundamental skills for disability professionals supporting people with behaviours of concern

 

Murphy

How do you define a difference?

 

Phillips, Johnson, Iacono and Hagiliassis

Collaboration in the Development of Behavioural Social Scripts to Reduce Behaviours of Concern and Restrictive Practice

 

Ramcharan

Experiences of restrictive practices: A view from people with disabilities and family carers

 

Riley and Spykers

Challenges and Solutions to Implementing Positive Behaviour Support

 

Steer

Thirty Years of Progress in Australian Disability Policy Development

 

Tracy

A new home: from parental home to supported care – a personal perspective

 

Tracy

Partnerships in health care: crossing the cultural divide between disability support workers and doctors

 

Wark

Ageing and Disability: The Training Needs of Disability Support Workers

 

Webber

Bright Ideas for reducing restraints

 

Welsh

Are you working with people with dual disability?

 

Wilson

It’s not the plan it’s the relationship: a pilot study of outcomes of person centred planning