DeafBlind Association (NSW)

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Events

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ILC Focus Group/ Self Advocacy Meeting 

 

The next meeting is July 18 at the  Office, Office 1, Level 2, 5 George St North Strathfield from 10:30 - 12:30.  Stefania, a Support Coordinator from RIDBC is our guest speaker.  

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HOH OUTING, CHRISTMAS IN JULY AT BOBBIN HEAD CAFÉ – Saturday 28th July 2018.

Bobbin Head Café has a lovely open fire for us to sit by for our lunch, many will remember a previous Christmas in July 2 years ago, when we were able to go for great walks after eating. However, it will be cold so warm jackets etc needed. Bobbin Head is a point on Cowan Creek in the north of the suburb of North Turramurra. Although there is no baked dinner for our “Christmas”, there is very tasty food and we have decided to give you a choice of meals so that we can pre-order and all be served together, they are:

Bacon, eggs, tomato, mushrooms ,sausage, toasted Turkish bread and chips                                                             $18.90

Chicken schnitzel, chips with salad              $19.90

Grilled chicken fillet, (GF) salad & chips       $20.90

Plain Beef Burgers, lettuce, tomato,beetroot, onion & BBQ sauce on Turkish bread                                                $14.90

Vegieburgers, lettuce, tomato, alphalpha sprouts and sweet chilli sauce on Turkish bread                                           $15.90

Battered fish & chips with salad                    $17.90

Grilled scotch fillet(GF) salad & Chips mushroom or pepper sauce
                                                                      $29.90

T-Bone steak(GF) salad & Chips with mushroom or pepper sauce
                                                                      $27.90      

Teas and coffees                                             $3.90-4.50

Plus if wished, Devonshire tea/coffee with scones, jam & cream                                                                                      $8.50

Please choose what you wish to eat and tell me when you phone or email me to book, but please book early so I can organise buses, as well as food. janneb@iinet.net.au or 0432 570 210

VENUE: Bobbin Head - directions - enter Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, which leads to the park, from Mount Colah by turning right across railway bridge from Pacific Hwy, right again and left at stop sign, and follow to café in the park.

TIME: 11:30 at Bobbin Head

COST: According to what you order, plus coffees etc.

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UNHEARD VOICES Theatre Production - 1ST REHEARSAL/WORKSHOP - change of time

We are aiming to have the first rehearsal on July 31 at 10 .30am. The venue will be the North Strathfield Office. 

If enough people are interested we could have lunch downstairs after the rehearsal.  Please email dbansw1@bigpond.com  

Please note:  Interpreters will only be available for the rehearsal period. 

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MEETINGS FOR 2ND HALF of 2018

Board Meetings -         Interpreters
10/08/18
12/10/18
14/12/18

Advocacy Meetings – Interpreters
18/07/18
17/10/18

Technology Practice Session 10-12.30am
20/07/18
17/08/18
21/09/18
19/10/18
16/11/18

Craft in afternoon 1-3pm
20/07/18
17/08/18
21/09/18
19/10/18
16/11/18

HOH Club
28/07/18
25/08/18
29/09/18
27/10/18
24/11/18 (Christmas outing) 

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USHER SYNDROME AWARENESS DAY        
CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE

SEPTEMBER 14TH 2018 IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

This year, UsherKids Australia will celebrate Usher Syndrome Awareness Day with a Connections Conference in Melbourne.  The conference will provide the Australian Usher community the opportunity to connect with families of children with Usher syndrome, clinicians, researchers and services providers. The program will include an update from the International Usher Syndrome Symposium in Germany in July,  inspiring Usher stories from our ambassadors, the progress of  Australian Usher syndrome research and an update on the NDIS. 

More detailed information about the program will be provided throughout the year. 

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17th DEAFBLIND INTERNATIONAL WORLD CONFERENCE
Hosted by Able Australia, the 17th Deafblind International World Conference will be held on the Gold Coast, Australia on 12-16 August 2019.

Mark this date in your diary and watch this space as we continue to add more information about what's on, where to go and what to expect.

In the meantime, if you need to know anything please send an email to dbi2019@ableaustralia.org.au

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