Calendar

Aug
26
Sat
Nelson Champion Your Needs Course @ To be advised
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm

Don’t fight for your wants, champion your needs

Be a strong advocate for you and your child and grab the opportunity to join our 650+ amazing team of volunteers.

A two-day course for parents and full time caregivers who have children with a disability or health impairment who would like to learn more about being a disability champion.

Learn how to plan for, raise issues at and negotiate during meetings. The course covers active listening and questioning skills, negotiating, planning, and challenging assumptions.

You will be offered the chance to become a support parent, where you can be a listening ear and share your experience and knowledge to families new to the world of disability.

This course and refreshments are provided at no cost. 

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Trudi on 03 544 2502 or email nelson@parent2parent.org.nz

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This course is made possible thanks to funding from Mainland Foundation

 

Sep
9
Sat
Greater Canterbury SibShop & Activity day @ Bishopdale Community Centre
Sep 9 @ 9:30 pm – 3:30 pm

8-18 year olds who have a sibling with a disability are invited to our upcoming SibShop and activity day!

This is an opportunity for siblings to share stories, enjoy a fun day out and make friends in similar circumstances.

Togs and towel required for swimming!

There is no cost for this event and lunch is provided.

Please note that siblings must not have a disability or health impairment themselves.

Contact us today if you would like to know more about this wonderful and unique opportunity.

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This day is made possible thanks to funding from Care Matters – a service provided by SAMS and Parent to Parent NZ.

Sep
16
Sat
Champion Your Needs Course @ Byron's Resort
Sep 16 @ 9:30 am – Sep 17 @ 4:30 pm

Don’t fight for your wants, champion your needs

Be a strong advocate for you and your child and grab the opportunity to join our 650+ amazing team of volunteers.

A two-day course for parents and full time caregivers who have children with a disability or health impairment who would like to learn more about being a disability champion.

Learn how to plan for, raise issues at and negotiate during meetings. The course covers active listening and questioning skills, negotiating, planning, and challenging assumptions.

You will be offered the chance to become a support parent, where you can be a listening ear and share your experience and knowledge to families new to the world of disability.

This course and refreshments are provided at no cost. Ask us about accommodation and car pooling.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Sheryl on 03 470 1086 or email otago@parent2parent.org.nz

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Nov
4
Sat
Gisborne Champion Your Needs Course @ Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm

Don’t fight for your wants, champion your needs

Be a strong advocate for you and your child and grab the opportunity to join our 650+ amazing team of volunteers.

A two-day course for parents and full time caregivers who have children with a disability or health impairment who would like to learn more about being a disability champion.

Learn how to plan for, raise issues at and negotiate during meetings. The course covers active listening and questioning skills, negotiating, planning, and challenging assumptions.

You will be offered the chance to become a support parent, where you can be a listening ear and share your experience and knowledge to families new to the world of disability.

This course and refreshments are provided at no cost. Ask us about accommodation and car pooling.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Ruth on 0508 236 236 or email rutht@parent2parent.org.nz

Click here to register