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‘To enhance the lives of people with Cerebral Palsy in New Zealand’

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Focus on Ability Short Film Festival

For the 9th consecutive year, NOVA Employment presents the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival. This festival asks filmmakers to 'Focus on the Ability' of people with a disability and tell a story on film for the world to view.

Room 5 of Carlson School for Cerebral Palsy have once again entered another video. Please watch it by clicking on the link below. If you like the video, they would really appreciate your vote......

4:57 PM, 31 July 2017 | read more...

CPS Parent Forum

The Cerebral Palsy Society wants to learn more about how we can support parents of children with CP.

To do this effectively we need to hear your thoughts and share your experiences at a parent forum.

Children are welcome and there will be a supervised area adjacent to the meeting with games and fun activities for them.
We look forward to seeing you at the forum and hearing your thoughts.

Date: Wednesday 19th July
Please RSVP by Monday 17th July

12:51 PM, 6 July 2017 | read more...

Parent to Parent Coures

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.

2:12 PM, 16 June 2017 | read more...

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Opportunity for an epic sailing adventure

Jubilee Sailing Trust New Zealand and Cerebral Palsy Society of New Zealand invite members with Cerebral Palsy to submit an expression of interest in a 7-day sailing adventure

THE JUBILEE SAILING TRUST (JST) is a globally unique charity that integrates disabled and able-bodied sailors aboard its two purpose-built tall ships, Lord Nelson and Tenacious

The Jubilee Sailing Trust provides an opportunity for adventure in an all-inclusive environment. Its tall ships sail some 50,000 nautical miles every year and have a bespoke design and build to enable a mixed-ability crew to sail them. Since the first voyage 30 years ago, 43,720 people have sailed on these two iconic ships, including 5,579 wheelchair users, 1,913 people who are blind, and 1,676 with cerebral palsy.

The Cerebral Palsy Society has collaborated with The JST to provide 5 places for members with Cerebral Palsy (and carer if required - Total number of places available including caregiver is five) with sailing voyage opportunities that would otherwise not be accessible.

This is a 7-day sailing adventure - Round Trip departing Auckland on the 6th August and returning the 12th August 2017
2:24 PM, 6 July 2017 | read more...

Sexuality Education For Anyone Educating Young People & Adults With Special Needs With

Annette Milligan From Health Click

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...

Max Campbell’s Unsung Hero

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.

4:25 PM, 24 March 2017 | read more...

Review

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April 2017

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...