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New Zealand Conductive Education, Parent to Parent and the Cerebral Palsy Society is offering free training to parents, stepparents or grandparents of people with cerebral palsy who want to help support other parents.
Talking to someone who has been through similar experiences can be life-changing for families new to the world of disability.
JUNE 18TH 9:30-16:30 Eastside Studio 522 Parnell Road, Auckland. Bookings essential.Chad Timmermans, Exercise Physiologist and global leader in Whole Body Vibration for paediatrics, would like to let our CPS members know he is conducting a one day workshop covering theory and practical application in Auckland. The workshops have proven to be useful for parents to learn how to use vibration plates and then do the therapy themselves at home:
Total Mobility ID cards are expiring on 30 June 2017.
Although the cards will expire on 30 June, taxi operators will still accept the cards until 7 th August in order to ensure that you are not left without a means of transportation while waiting for your card to arrive by post.10:54 AM, 25 May 2017 | read more...
Annette is a sexual health nurse and educator, with 28 years of experience, who has been a major part of the team to develop a series of resources to support parents and educators teach people with intellectual disabilities about all those intimate things which can be so hard to teach:10:48 AM, 8 June 2017 | read more...
Chad Campbell‘s Unsung Hero is my brother Max
Max is my inspiration, motivator, mentor, friend and brother and when I need extra support through tough times, he is always there for me 100%. I am very lonely because I have to do my schoolwork at home so Max takes me out so as I can learn to socialise.
Taxi Charge Scheme (in place of gOT vouchers)
For some of our members we have changed to the taxi charge card instead of vouchers to pay for taxis. Treat it like a credit card, keep it safe, and ask for a receipt so that you can keep track of the balance remaining on the card. Keep it with you, as it will be topped up/recharged again at the expiry 30-6-2017, provided your membership remains current, and your TM Card/ TM vouchers are still valid.
In this April issue, we learned about Jordon’s recent trip to New York where he climbed the Empire State Building. Also, we have an article about how we all need more help as we age on page 13. …… as well other interesting stories from our members.
Click Here: to read and download the April 2017 issue of the Review.
Thank you from the CP Society to The Trusts Community Foundation whose generosity made this issue of the review possible.
6:57 PM, 9 April 2017 | read more...
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