WHAT IS THE NDCO PROGRAM?
The Australian Government's National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program works strategically to assist people with disability access and participate in tertiary education and subsequent employment, through a national network of regionally based NDCOs.
This website aims to provide you with up-to-date information about post-secondary education training and subsequent employment in Tasmania for people with disability or ongoing medical conditions.
Registrations are now open for TAS TECH 2018
CONNECT - LEARN - TRANSFORM
In our digital age, technology is increasingly opening up exciting opportunities for people with disability to successfully participate in study and work.
Register today for TAS TECH 2018 to hear from Australia’s leading experts in inclusive technology right here in Tasmania. The events focus will be on the latest computer software and Apps as well as other exciting developments in technology, which supports participation in education and employment for people with disability. Presenters include Troy Waller a Learning Delivery Specialist from Microsoft and Greg O'Connor from Texthelp and many more giants in the tech sector.
When: Wednesday the 24th of October 2018
Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm
Where: Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania Newnham Campus, Launceston, Tasmania.
Cost: Full registration $85:00. Concession/student registration $50:00.
Places are limited so register today to avoid disappointment, and if you register by the 7th of September, you go into the draw for a chance to win a $100 gift voucher.
Check out our website for more information and to register. TAS TECH 2018 website
The National Disability Coordination Officers (NDCO) program is excited to launch eight new resources to support students with disability get the support they need to undertake further education. Getting the Right Support at the Right Time with the Right People - NDIS Pre-planning Toolkits have been designed for people with disability to use before they start their studies at a university, TAFE, or other vocational education and training provider, and when they have their first National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan or review.
The free resources are available at:
NDCO TASMANIAN NEWSLETTER.
Please click the link below to access the latest newsletter
07/25/2018 - NDCOTas July 2018 Newsletter
Beyond the School Gate
Year 10, 11 & 12 students with disability, their families and school support staff are invited to attend an information evening about post-school options and support services.
Leaving school can be a challenging time for young people and their families, and it is hoped these sessions will enable young people to be to be more informed and aware of the options available at the end of year 12.
Launceston: Newstead College Auditorium 23 August 5.30pm to 7.30pm
For further information contact Darlene.McLennan@utas.edu.au or phone 0419 154 368
The University of Tasmania's Social Inclusion CoP in partnership with EPHEA, the NDCO program, Speak Out, BOFA and NDS are proud to be hosting a screening of Defiant Lives in September in Launceston. Defiant Lives is a powerful documentary telling the story of the rise and fight for the disability rights movement in Australia, USA and UK. To find out more about Defiant Lives you can watch the trailer.
The movie will be followed by a Q & A with Sarah Barton, the film's writer and director.
When: 14 September 2018
Time: Drinks and nibbles – 6pm
Movie - 6.30 to 8pm
Q & A - 8pm to 8.30pm
Where: The Tramsheds Function Centre, Launceston
Click here to purchase tickets
Defiant Lives poster pdf
Defiant Lives post word