I’ve been an Intentional Nomad for over 3 years now and to date, participatory co-designing of meetings, forums, conferences and events is the work that stretches me! Due to not having a physical address or community who I live amongst, I have discovered a few ways to strengthen my own global community while supporting others.Continue reading →
Aleks contributes to improving peoples lives by utilising his leadership, person centred thinking and analytical skills. By utilising his broad community connections and his thorough understanding of the NDIS processesContinue reading →
Vanessa has previously worked as a support worker for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. This was an area that she felt confident in as she grew up with her younger brother who has Autism, developmental delay and epilepsy. She has also worked in management in the hospitality industry.Continue reading →
Inverell boy born and breed and a country boy to boot.
I am a Chef by trade, have had a stint in selling men’s fashion, banking and I have spent the last 4 years in the disability sector helping people navigate the NDIS world. During this time I have worked on community development activities as well as being a champion for inclusion for all.Continue reading →
This paper offers a “how-to” guide for constructing and using a popular economic analysis tool called the leaky bucket. By documenting its use for community-driven monitoring of the main flows of money coming into and out of the local economy, the paper shows how people at the grassroots can employ this tool to identify ways of improving the economic health of their households and communities.Continue reading →
Based on the ABCD Institute’s “Head, Hand, Heart” activity, it encourages people to explore their hidden talents, skills and passions and explore how they can, or already do, share those with others.Continue reading →
With the Diploma of Nursing and also a Diploma in Mental Health. I have a strong focus on people’s needs and providing the relevant support to meet their plans and well being.Continue reading →
Chelle is well known and respected amongst the community and disability sector and has worked in a variety of roles during this time, including support work, team leader, case manager, coordinator of mental health outreach and residential programs and is well experienced in the coordination of support plans with the NDIS.Continue reading →
Jodi Sampson is recognised as a proud Gomeroi Man from North-West NSW. Jodi was raised in “Two-Worlds” in Moree and has an entrepreneurial spirit that runs deep, provides leadership, Coaching & Mentoring and role models the cultural values of his family and ancestors.Continue reading →
It started with a lone voice in Goa, India.
In January 2017, Bernie Dolley from Ikhala Trust, stood up, in front of everyone, at the end of the ABCD Festival in Goa and announced her intention to host the next ABCD global gathering in South Africa.Continue reading →