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"I have a keen interest and passion for helping others and, I am a Director of a Disability organisation. I also volunteer for VALID in Co-Chairing these Peer Support..."
"Ciao, I live in Melbourne CBD. I use a Q6000 to get about. I am interested in direct employment (ie hiring carers directly to cut out the middle-guys)."
"Greetings, I look forward to meeting other like minded people who are interested in talking and sharing experiences involving purchasing supports that are needed..."
"I am interested in hearing about the ways people use funding."
"Hello John and members,
Not sure if I can fit neatly into your group.
But I would like to try to see if there is actually a nice fit.
And I can explain the reaso..."
"Hi John, I attended the ISP workshop in Ferntree Gully today, I am keen to tap into any support network that can help me to solve my sister's ongoing support..."
"My name is Maree Ireland and I work at field - furthering inclusive learning & Development. I am interested in this topic both on a personal and professional..."
"I have had Polio since I was 10 months old and at the moment use carers through a service provider. I have just recently been approved to go onto Direct Payments..."
"I am a mother of a person with a disability."
This is Janice from the peer support group I am interested in being part of your meet up group for 2012, interested in hearing from others how they utilise..."
"Hi, I'm Megan Buntine. I work with individuals and organisations to try and improve supports and services, and to try and help people get the supports and..."
"I am very interested to learn and share ideas around this with others who have personal experience"
"Mother and wife, have two children and one grand child and one on the way. Live in north Central Victoria. My daughter has a disability, Prader-Willi syndrome and..."
"Hi, I'm Cath McNamara, I've been involved with disability issues both personally and professionally for over 30 years. I'm passionate about people..."
"Aging parent of a young adult with a disability"
"Hi, my name is Diane and recently I have taken on Direct Payments of my son Tristan's ISP."
"Hello, my name's Sarah and I am currently studying a Master of Nursing Science. I'm currently assisting a family member who is in receipt of an ISP and..."
I'm a PhD Student. I'm researching peer support for individualised funding, aiming to build research & advocacy capacity of people w/ disabi..."
"ally and advocate for an inclusive community"
"41 year old C5/c6 quad"
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Getting together on a regular basis to share ideas on what has and hasn't worked in relation to people's disability funding package.
People who are interested in sharing innovative ideas on support services is what we are all about.
It is important to note that these groups are only successful if each individual commits to adding their profile to the Peer Support to Buy Support - Meet up website.
Joining this online forum web site allows you to receive information on upcoming meetings & keeps you informed if you miss a meeting.
You can expect questions and topics such as the following that are often discussed during Peer Support to Buy Support meetings.
Where can I get help when reviewing my funding plan?
Ideally after the evening you will come away a little wiser based on what someone has shared with you.
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