Services We Provide at SAS Inc.

Description:

  • An Self Advocacy organisation run by and for people with intellectual disability
  • We provide information and support to individuals and groups to promote awareness of their rights and responsibilities within the community.
  • We support people who want to develop their skills and confidence so they can speak out and make decisions that will effect their own lives

Area Serviced:

Sydney Metropolitan Area
Outside this area, on request only
You do not need to be a paid member to access our services.

If you do want to be a paid member the fees below apply.

Full members
(People with an Intellectual Disability)

Life-time member 

One off fee of – $15.00

Associate members
(People supporting Self Advocacy)

Life-time member 

One off fee of – $75.00

Group members
(Organisations supporting Self Advocacy)

Life-time member 

One off fee of – $150.00

People who use the service:

  • People with Intellectual Disability

Funding source:

  • Funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services.

Publications:

  • Self Advocacy Newsletter

Meetings:

  • Monthly meetings

Types of Training & Support we provide for Consumers and Service providers

Board member having a discussion with a man with a disability Training:

  • Self Advocacy
  • Disability awareness
  • Workers’ Committee
  • Specific Disability service standards
  • Assertiveness
  • Rights Responsibilities and Consequences
  • Be aware not scared
  • Anger management
  • Leadership skills
  • Budgeting
  • Healthy Eating
  • Travel Skills
  • looking after yourself
  • Friendships and relationships
  • Communication Skills
  • With negotiation, we can design training packages to suit your needs

Support

  • Individual support for people with a Disability
  • Support consumer representatives at meetings

Documents

  • Develop easy to read documents
  • Develop curricula for training

Advocacy

  • Represent people with Intellectual Disability on consultative committees, educational, vocational, residential at both community and Government level.
  • Act as advisors to these committees with consultation of consumers.
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