Disability Information and Advisory Support Services
In Northland, there are a range of organisations providing a Disability Information Advisory Service about a specific disability, or disability in general.
Get more information about these individual organisations and how to contact them in Northland.
Arthritis New Zealand are hosting a seminar – ‘To help people get quality sleep’.
Come along and hear from two speakers – Dr Alex Bartle, Sleep Specialist and Gregory Shepherd, Psychologist about this basic but important aspect to your life.
“Disabled people are the largest minority group in the world. About one billion people have impairments in one way or another.”
The 3rd December is the International Day of the Disabled Persons. What does that mean and what’s that about? Well, disabled people are the largest minority group in the world approximately 1 billion people have impairments in one way or another. Disability crosses over gender, ethnicity, age and sexuality.
Read more here:
A FREE Expo that every teen driver and their parent should attend!
We are never at greater risk on the roads than during our teenage years …While that statistic might scare you, the good news is that these fatalities and crashes are preventable, and we can do a lot as teens and parents to help better prepare our young drivers for getting mobile safely.
Have you ever watched people out there surfing the waves and wondered what it would be like? Here’s a great opportunity for you.
After an awesome SurfAbility day in the Far North last month the organisers who made it possible for many to experience the freedom and thrill of surfing for the first time have planned another event – Surfs Up Ruakaka.
Come along to the Ruakaka Surf Lifesaving Club, Ruakaka Beach on Saturday March 22nd 2014.
The February edition of the Alzheimers Northland Newsletter is now available for your enjoyment.
Update yourself on dates for upcoming Carer Training and read some useful tips on helping someone with Alzhiemers or Dememtia.
Read the full newsletter here:
Research Volunteers are wanted for a project entitled ‘The experience of cervical screening for women with physical disabilities’.
Erin Hanlon, PGDip, PH, RM is a Research Officer at the AUT University Centre for Midwifery and Women’s Health Research School of Health Care Practice.
Parafed Northland’s February 2014 Newsletter is out now for you to enjoy.
In addition to the upcoming and on-going sporting events and activities Parafed have asked for your help to improve their services to you in the future.
Please take the time to fill out their questionnaire here. It should take only five minutes of your time but the information would be invaluable to them.