Disability Voices Tasmania is an exciting new pilot project funded by the Department of Communities Tasmania to explore ways people with disability can come together to have a strong and collective voice.
A collective voice is when a group of people come together equally and speak together on issues that affect them as individuals and as a group.
The project will work on 4 things:
In this project the word ‘allies’ means parents, families, carers, advocates and community disability organisations promoting the rights of people with disability.
Disability Voices Tasmania is currently piloting a range of workshops for people with disability around the state.
The first two workshops will be "Improving the knowledge and skills of people with disability to make sure we have accessible buildings and public spaces"
This workshop will provide people with the following knowledge and skills:
Find out more and register to attend:
Hobart - Saturday 15th of June - Register here.
Devonport - Saturday 22nd of June - Register here.
Visit the Disability Voices Tasmania website
Find them on Facebook page
Phone: 0429488 151
The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is proud to be part of the Disability Voices Tasmania Reference Group, alongside people with disability, Geraldine Robertson, Nick Bailey and David Cawthorn, and representatives from other community disability organisations, including: Association for Children with Disability, Autism Tasmania, Epilepsy Tasmania and Speak Out Advocacy.
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