Australia – Symposium on end of life

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End of life & people with intellectual disability symposium


Jointly hosted by Centre for Disability Research and Policy and Sushine

Date & Time:  Tuesday 23 August, 1-5pm (registration from 12h30pm)

This half-day symposium will feature presentations on end of life and people with intellectual disability from family members, consumers, service providers and researchers, including Dying to talk project investigator Professor Sue Read from Keele University in the United Kingdom.

In addition, parts of the Australian Writers Guild Award (AWGIE) winning DVD Dying to talk: Community Living Staff Helping People with Intellectual Disability to Understand and Prepare for the End of Life will be screened.

Sunshine is a leading service provider, registered with the NDIS, supporting children and adults with disability to live a great life. We provide support services throughout Sydney, the Central Coast and Hunter regions, supporting over 600 people.

Since being founded by Dr Lorna Hodgkinson in 1924, Sunshine has built a highly regarded reputation for supporting people as individuals, and working together to create possibilities for a great life.

Location:  The Epping Club, 45-47 Rawson Street, Epping NSW 2121

Cost:  $70 (full registration); $35 (concession/students)


If you require more information about this event please contact Caitlin Moir (02) 9496 8700 or

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