Know Your Rights As a Consumer!
It has been a fantastic year for CDAH, as our membership has continued to grow, and we continue to build the peer movement in the Hunter region and to be a strong national voice for people with disability.
Read more about CDAH’s work and the achievements of the organisation in the report written by David Belcher, President of the CDAH Board.
Self Managing Your NDIS Plan
We learned some great lessons at October Planning Cafe about our consumer rights with the NDIS. How to avoid scams and high pressure sales. Getting empowered about our non-negotiables and deal breakers with our NDIS service agreements. And getting more skills in hiring a service and making a complaint…
Hunter Deafblind Peer Group launch films to raise awareness
We loved bringing over 50 people together to talk about self-managing our NDIS Plans. Why? Because self managing means we can take control of our funding and our lives. Plus we are awesome at getting bang for our buck! Win, win!
Being Safe and Being Included - Film launch with Commissioner Graeme Head
At August Catch Up Crew, Hunter Deafblind Peers launched two of their own locally-made films to raise awareness about deafblindness and celebrate the growth of their peer group.
"This Is My World" launch
CDAH was thrilled to be involved with National Disability Services to launch of a series of short films - “Responding to Abuse” – that explore how to support people with disability who have experienced abuse, neglect and violence.
Housing and Support Roadshow
What a night! The launch of the This is My World Cilm Clip was a huge success! A hip hop song about freedom - in our lives, in our home, in our community, having our voices heard, choosing what we want for ourselves. Most of all it’s about belonging
Build Your Own Dream Team Of Support
We learnt so much at May Planning Cafe! Thanks so much to everyone for coming and sharing their experiences with our deepest thanks to this month's guest speakers Ross Coverdale and Chris de Paiva from Araluen who reminded is that when it comes to housing and support, one size does not fit all…
CDAH's April Planning Cafe was a huge success! Big thanks to our guest speaker Carolyn Campbell-McLean who combined lived experience of physical disability with a strong knowledge of self-management and empowerment tools for people with disability.