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27th Annual Conference 2016

A new world: inspiring abilities

26 & 27 October 2016, Novotel Hotel Parramatta



Improving health for people with disability: Mainstreaming specialised care

Dr Jacqueline Small

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Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming

Dr Martyn Matthews

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Interface of NDIS and Intellectual Disability Nurses

Claudine Ford

Opportunities for innovation

Tracy Wright

The lived experience of retirees with intellectual disability transitioning from work in mainstream employment to retirement

Michelle Brotherton

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Inspiring abilities and promoting wellbeing through a structured social group for people with intellectual disability

Michelle Brotherton, James Luck and Amanda Sivier

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The possibilities of the NDIS: Where can it take us?

Dr Laga Van Beek

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Nurses experience delivering care to people with intellectual disability in acute care settings: Barriers, enablers, and opportunities for development

Dr Peter Lewis

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Intergenerational Mentoring at Men’s Sheds – Enhancing community capacity and inspiring abilities

Dr Nathan Wilson

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Strategies to manage risk as a RN and empower care staff to administer medicines safely in group homes: A pharmacy providers perspective

Sally Monstead and Lynne Freebairn

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A view from the other side; disability nursing practice in the future from a Westmead Children’s Hospital perspective

Janice Jankovic and Gail Tomsic

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How a Clinical Nurse Specialist uses visuals in the Emergency Department

Tracy Szanto

Education on Intellectual Disability in the Australian nursing education system: Experiences in New South Wales and Tasmania

Maryanne Furst

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Working with Fragile X

Amanda Rummery-Hoy