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.
Here’s your chance to have your say on the accessibility of the central Whangarei area! The Disability Advisory Group are conducting an accessibility survey of the central Whangarei area and all residents with a mobility impairment are invited to participate. There are two ways to participate, either on-line or face-to face - either way, this is a great way to give your feedback and be heard.
Arthritis New Zealand are holding their annual ‘Open Day’ at the Waipuna Hotel in Auckland and invite you to join their staff, clients, members, families and health professionals in their Open Day on Saturday 9th November. A great opportunity to learn more and meet new people. You will also have the opportunity to hear from key note speakers.
The Brain Injury Association are holding a Fashion Parade to raise awareness and funds to enable The Brain Injury Association to continue its invaluable work within our community. Come and join in a night of fun, fashion, auctions, spot prizes and more! Be in quick to get your tickets!
Alzheimers Society Northland (Inc)‘s September Newsletter is here for you to read and enjoy.
Update yourselves on what has been happening, find out the latest on the new building and keep up with the team who are working in Northland to bring information and assistance to you.
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, self-motivated person to take over the Coordinator role at Parkinson’s Society Northland Inc.
The Coordinator role is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and implementation of the activities pertaining to Parkinson’s Society Northland Inc.
For the full job advertisement go to Seek.co.nz or follow this link: http://www.seek.co.nz/Job/25288838?cid=advfb
The Northland Division of Parkinson’s has sent out their September Newsletter, North’n Park’n for us to share with you.
As usual this edition contains many useful contacts and information to help you, there is a great update from Vicki regarding the Annual Field Officers’ Conference she attended in Wellington and a great story by a lady who, on an overseas trip, experienced role reversal by becoming the ‘cared for’ rather than the ‘carer’.
NorthAble Whangarei are holding their inaugural LYNKZ Factor talent event on Friday 4th October from 2pm.
Come along and enjoy this fun event where people with disabilities will be show casing their talents.