CDS Available Workshops

Centre for Disability Studies (CDS) is a non-profit organisation affiliated with the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, at the University of Sydney, Australia. CDS is committed to creating inclusive societies for people with disability through creating and sharing knowledge and research.

CDS is offering the following suite of workshops and professional development events to assist communities with accessing high quality, evidence-informed information from experienced presenters.

If you would like to register your interest for any of the below workshops, please fill out this form and we will contact you when the next workshop is scheduled.


Supporting the health and function of people with intellectual disability who are ageing or frail

Many people with intellectual disability have signs of ageing and frailty at a younger age than others in the population.  In this workshop, participants will learn to recognise signs of ageing and frailty in people with intellectual disability and be aware of the associated health and functional outcomes

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Supporting People with Intellectual Disability and Dementia

In this workshop, participants will learn to recognise the early and later signs of dementia in people with intellectual disability, the health effects and understand the DSP’s role in screening and assessment

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