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.
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.
Have you ever wanted to give sailing a go? Sailability Auckland are holding a Talent Search for Disabled Sailors - no previous sailing experience necessary.
Sail in the Paralympic Class Boats: 2.4m, SKUD or Sonar.
For more information click here to see the flyer -
Here is NorthAble’s latest Information Update for you - read about the new LYNKZ centre that is opening in Dargaville on Monday March 3rd from 10am-1pm at 43 Tirarau St, Dargaville.
LYNKZ is NorthAble’s community participation programme for people with disabilities.
The Parent and Family Resource Centre is running our popular Trusts & Welfare Guardianship seminars in 4x Auckland locations during March and April as per the details below.
This seminar explores some legal issues and safeguards for young people with a profound intellectual disability.
If you missed RadioNZ National on Saturday morning, here is your chance again to listen to a fascinating discussion with Professor Vladimir Hachinski.
Professor Hachinski was instrumental in establishing the world’s first dedicated stroke unit many years ago in Toronto. Now Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology at Western University in Ontario, Canada, he talks extensively about stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, and the connection between the two.
Touch Compass Dance Company would like to share their first Newsletter for 2014.
Have a look at the review of 2013 and check out what is coming up this year – it looks like a full on time with something for everyone!
Full newsletter here: