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WCFID WEBINARS

The next in the series of WCFID webinars provides information and guidelines about what needs to be in place for employees who are returning to work during the level 4 lock down. Please also see the first webinar that covers the challenges being experienced in the sector for intellectual disability during this time.

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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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TRAVEL DURING THE NATIONAL LOCK DOWN

The Western Cape Government has issued travel guidelines for passengers using various types of transportation.

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21 DAY LOCK DOWN IN SOUTH AFRICA

President Cyril Ramaphosa announces a national lock down, following the declaration of a national state of disaster, on 15 March 2020. As part of the national effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus, please link to government's Covid-19 resource portal.

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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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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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ONE-TO-ONE DAY IN 2019

“The One to One Day event is the most important activity on our client’s annual calendar. We thank the WCFID for caring and ensuring quality community service standards for the intellectual disability sector.”
A WCID Member

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