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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.

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Accessible apps for sight impaired

Published April 10th 2014, Posted in National

Recently Radio NZ National played a very enlightening article on the ‘Afternoons with Jim Mora’ show. 

‘Appcessible.net’ is an informative discussion about the progress made in accessibility of smartphone apps for sight impaired and blind people. 

Continue reading: Accessible apps for sight impaired…

 

Kitchen Table Networks

Published April 08th 2014, Posted in National

Kitchen Table Networks is a series of get-togethers for disabled people and/or their family members who are keen to learn more about new initiatives across the country.

People who wish to make positive change in their community and join part of a national framework called “Think Differently” are invited to participate. 

This is an opportunity to gain information and assist on group projects with local action in Whangarei.

Continue reading: Kitchen Table Networks…

 

The Motor Neurone Disease Association’s Autumn Newsletter

Published April 08th 2014, Posted in National The Motor Neurone Disease Association’s Autumn Newsletter

The Motor Neurone Disease Association’s Autumn Newsletter is out now to share a raft of great information about many aspects to your condition and managing them. 

You can read about what has worked for some people – hints and suggestions, stories from around the country including ‘Sailing the High Seas’. 

Taking a break - respite support – what funding is available, the upcoming NZ Applied Neurosciences Conference 2014 and much more.

Continue reading: The Motor Neurone Disease Association’s Autumn Newsletter…

 

Arthritis Sleep Seminar

Published April 07th 2014, Posted in Northland Arthritis Sleep Seminar

Are you getting enough sleep?  Last month’s Sleep Seminar with Dr Alex Bartle was booked out and a lot of people were disappointed to miss out. 

Due to popular demand this interesting and informative seminar will be held again on Thursday May 1st.  Dr Bartle is an interesting speaker and he has a lot to share ‘To help people get quality sleep’.

For more information see our previous article here:
http://tiaho.org.nz/news/entry/are_you_getting_enough_sleep

Continue reading: Arthritis Sleep Seminar…

 

NorthAble’s Information Update 2 April 2014

Published April 04th 2014, Posted in Northland NorthAble’s Information Update 2 April 2014

Here is NorthAble’s Information Update for 2 April 2014 for you to enjoy.

There is plenty of important information in this update including the article about the Building legislation in relation to Accessibility - we all need to look at this and take part in the survey gathering examples of accessibility to buildings for everyone.

Continue reading: NorthAble’s Information Update 2 April 2014…

 

Supported Employment service

Published April 01st 2014, Posted in Northland Supported Employment service

Supported Employment service - CCS Disability Action Northland Supported Employment Service Coordinators are assisting with placing disabled people into paid employment in Northland. 

They are encouraging applications from people with disabilities who would like to apply for support to access supported employment opportunities.

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Riding a big wave of goodwill

Published April 01st 2014, Posted in National Riding a big wave of goodwill

Riding a big wave of goodwill - Successful Surf’s Up serves up a lot of fun!  A different Light - 29 March 2014

“It doesn’t matter how good you are, when you are surfing you feel like a million bucks” - Erik Ippell, Water Cinematographer of the 2013 Documentary The Essence of Surfing.

That’s how around fifty people felt last Saturday at the Ruakaka Surf’s Up day.

Continue reading: Riding a big wave of goodwill…

 

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