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June 19, 2019 DAPA Editor

Success for DAPA with another Grant Program: This year, DAPA received a grant for Social Inclusion from Ryde Council to support our local inclusion activity. We would be highlighting some activities through our Our Ryde phone App to encourage local communities and businesses to pay more attention to Inclusion for people with Disabilities and other…

May 15, 2019 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Disability and Inclusion NDIS has opened the application for Information Linkages and Capacity Building grants. Government will give $51m for the next three years for national information program. In this round of community grant, service providers can apply for up to $300,000.

April 24, 2019 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Disability and Employment The federal government announced a $33m for Boosting the Local Care Workforce (BLCW) program in December last year. It is intended to build disability sector capacity and service provider readiness under.

March 20, 2019 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Disability and Employment We mentioned in our November 2018 Newsletter that studies for service providers, carers, participants and support workers need to be analysed. From 626 service providers surveyed, over 50% of them reporting worse operating environment, and 80% showed sign of uncertainty (https://www.nds.org.au/news/state-of-the-disability-sector-report-2018).

March 20, 2019 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Disability and Employment We mentioned in our November 2018 Newsletter that studies for service providers, carers, participants and support workers need to be analysed. From 626 service providers surveyed, over 50% of them reporting worse operating environment, and 80% showed sign of uncertainty (https://www.nds.org.au/news/state-of-the-disability-sector-report-2018 

January 11, 2019 DAPA Admin

NDIS–Disability Work Has No Breaks Whilst NDIS service providers are having a break for the Christmas and New Year, the pressure has never been released in our work. This year, another independent and agency called the NDIS Quality and Safeguard Commission was setup and became operatonal in July. It was established to improve the quality…

November 16, 2018 DAPA Admin

NDIS–For Job Seekers with Disability If you care for a person with a disability who is in their final two years of schooling, or has left school and looking for employment, please contact the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) 13 77 88. NDIA will help you understand about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and…

September 26, 2018 DAPA Editor

Enjoy Cooking with Celebrity at a Restaurant Instructors : Radio celebrity Cecilia Lau MKR celebrity Alfred Lau Menu Plan : Seafood (prawn, fish & vege) Mixed Hot Pot Portuguese Chicken Mystery dish Salad side dish Desert Place : Dragon on the Green Chinese Restaurant North Ryde Golf Club Corner of Lane Cove Rd & Twin…

September 26, 2018 DAPA Editor

Arts Classes & Living Skill Training Open one week only from 2nd October  2018 A limited number of seats for people with intellectual disability  aged from 6 to 24 Any time from 9 am to 2 pm weekdays. Cost – $ 25 per hour or $ 125 per day for Non-NDIS participant For NDIS participant,…

September 26, 2018 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Transition to Mental Disability Support Many mental patients have suffered disadvantage and/or withdrawn from their daily living and social activities. Sometimes they are prevented or discriminated from employment where support can be a remedy for them to be productive. It is this psychosocail disability that government’s Disability Inclusion Act should also address. Now NDIS has…