Conference for parents or carers of young people with disability

Parent Conference

Hosted by the Department for Education, Getting the right fit is a conference which will inform parents and carers about the services and support available for children and young people with a disability.

Parents and carers of a child or young person with a disability are invited to listen to information and strategies from key note speakers and participate in workshops. The conference will be opened by a performance by students from Kilparrin, Errington and South Australian School for Vision Impaired (SASVI)


Wednesday 12 September 2018
9:30 am to 2:00 pm


Level 1 Hilton Adelaide
Victoria Square
Adelaide, SA 5000

Key note speakers:

  • Kirsty Russell, parent, Positive Special Needs Parenting, Newcastle NSW
  • Dr Emma Goodall, Manager Disability and Complex Needs, Interoception for all


  • Finding the right fit for my child
  • Transitions throughout the preschool/school journey
  • The Parent Role: Empowering parents within the educational team
  • Inclusion Research Project
  • Natural environment and play for children with a disability
  • Mindfulness and children with anxiety

Register online and select your workshops here.

Maximum participants 150. No cost to participants. Morning tea and lunch provided.

Last updated: 30 August 2018