Disability Awareness Forum

13 December 2019 | 11:00AM to 01:00PM

Disability Awareness Forum
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In celebration of International Day of People with a Disability, Active Monash are hosting a forum to help increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.

Light Refreshments provided following presentation


• Matthew Haanappel OAM PLY - 2012, 2016 Paralympic Gold Medalist / Active Monash Staff

• Caitlin Syer - Government of Victoria’s Disability Advisory Council / Active Monash Staff

• Ayden Shaw - Sport and Recreation Manager at Disability Sport and Recreation

Presenters will be joined by Brenton Ponza for a very special story of his journey through Cerebral Palsy.


Topics include:

• Personal Stories from each speaker

• How disability in the speakers life has been a positive rather than a negative

• Disability in the community – the raw reality – where are we today?


Free event, register below 


Date & Time

13 December 2019 | 11:00AM to 01:00PM


Active Monash

(03) 9265 4888


626 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley, Glen Waverley 3150 View Map