Disability Good Practice Symposium Resources

Session 1

A message from the NSW Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Inclusion,
the Honourable Kate Washington, MP
Kate Alexander, Senior Practitioner, Department of Communities and Justice

Session 2


Focus on the Future: Doing case planning differently—a multidisciplinary approach.

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

Building a community around a child—Leveraging community to support Aboriginal children and young people in a culturally appropriate and responsive way: a case study.


Dr Susan Collings, University of Sydney
Lyn Ainsworth,

Why we need more research in this area—what is available? What are the gaps? How can we ensure that those with lived experience have a voice in our research efforts?


Session 3


Leaving Care & Extended Care—Challenges & Opportunities


Working effectively with children with Autism

Settlement Services International

Supporting newly arrived migrant and refugee families where disability is suspected

Settlement Services International

Supporting refugee children with disability and their families


Council on Intellectual Disability

Developing resources to help support children, young people and families with disability



Understanding Early Intervention supports