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Introduction to Circles of Support, Webinar, Tuesday 14 July 2020 at 10.30 am to 12.30 pm.  Picture of people at a Circle of Support.
Introduction to Circles of Support

02:29:00

Jul 14, 2020 09:52 AM

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Speakers

Deb Rouget
CEO @Belonging Matters Inc
Deb Rouget is the CEO of Belonging Matters. For nearly 30 years, she has been involved in the lives of people with a disability and their families and has gained much practical experience and wisdom about imagining and designing supports that enable people with a disability to have typical opportunities in the community. Through her work at Belonging Matters, she instigated the Building Community Networks project which facilitates Circles of Support. In this project, through actively facilitating a number of Circles of Support, Deb has learnt what it takes to establish, maintain and harness people’s enthusiasm and skills to enable a full, meaningful and inclusive life.
Teresa Micallef
Project Manager - Building Community Networks @Belonging Matters Inc
Teresa Micallef has always chosen to work at the cutting edge of change in community, and has worked alongside people with disabilities and their families for over 20 years. She has been the Coordinator of a family governed service called Living Distinctive Lives for the past 9 years. Currently she is the Project Manager of Building Community Networks and has been impressed by the power, creativity and resilience of people who experience disability, their families and networks. In just a short time, she has seen the incredible impact of engaging positively with a person’s Circle of Support and how it can lead to the creating of a good life and safeguard the future.