Who is it for?
Voice at the Table is training for people with intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injury and complex communication needs.
How long is the course?
The course is 6 days long. Each day is 10am-4pm.
Who are the facilitators?
Experienced consumer advocates who have done the training before will lead the training together with Voice at the Table project workers, Amy Sue Lasslett and Mike McEvoy. You will also have a say and help run the training.
Where is it?
Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.
The Voice at the Table training is about making sure people with intellectual disability, acquired brain injury or other complex communication needs have the chance to:
- Have their voice heard.
- Sit on committees or boards.
- Give advice and information to governments, services and community groups.
- Make real change happen.
What will I be learning?
The VATT training will help you to learn about:
- Sitting on boards and committees.
- Having your say in meetings.
- Speaking up for people with an intellectual disability.
- How to make change happen.
- Working with government, services and community groups.
How will I learn these things?
- Listen to guest speakers.
- Have fun doing different activities and games.
- Take home information sheets and handouts.
- Help run the training.