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FORUM NOVEMBER 2021 NEWS

Don't miss these FREE WEBINARS: Introduction to trauma informed care and approach for people with intellectual disabilities; How to set up a sensory regulation room; Principals meeting and 16 Day of activism campaign. Should you have any questions, please contact Ruth Nugent: trainer@wcfid.co.za or Shakira Lakay: coordinator@wcfid.co.za

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ONLINE BOOKINGS & RECORDED WEBINARS

IMPORTANT: Please note that bookings, for FREE WCFID training, close half an hour before the start of the scheduled training session. Attendees are welcome to request links to FREE WCFID Zoom webinars. Please contact Ruth Nugent, Trainer: trainer@wcfid.co.za

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RECORDINGS: 2021 WEBINARS

Missed a webinar in 2021? Not a problem at all, recordings of webinars are available, note that terms & conditions apply. Please see the details in the WCFID's Online Training Programme. If you have any questions or wish to share any comments, please feel free to email Ruth Nugent: trainer@wcfid.co.za

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ADVANCING RIGHTS FOR ALL

Education for learners with disabilities: Education departments are not taking their constitutional obligations and legal mandates seriously. Should you have questions, please contact the WCFID Advocacy Manager: advocacy@wcfid.co.za

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ADVANCING THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION

The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 states that everyone has a right to a basic education. In spite of this provision, we continue to fail children with disabilities.

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AWARDS CEREMONY

A huge thank you to all those in the intellectual disability comnunity, your collective and collaborative efforts continue to add value. To acknowledge significant contributions and commitment to the objectives of the Forum during its 50 year history, a few individuals have been honoured with awards. Do watch the 50th Awards Ceremony video and feel free to share any comments with the team!

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EVER HAD QUESTIONS ABOUT INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY?

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions as well as information to help to clear up some myths & misunderstandings.

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INTRODUCING A NEW RESOURCE

A life skills and sexuality education programme developed and written by Rebecca Johns, in collaboration with the WCFID.

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WCFID's SEXUALITY & INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY PROGRAMME

The WCFID was invited to present on 'Sexuality and Intellectual Disability' at the
third International Developmental Paediatrics Association Congress, held in Manila
Philippines, in December 2019.

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2020 WEBINARS

Missed a 2020 webinar? Webinars are available on the WCFID's website. To view, please click on the link below and feel free to send any comments to Ruth Nugent: trainer@wcfid.co.za

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