Welcome to Mamre

Mamre Association is a Brisbane based non-profit organisation supporting families which have children with a disability.

Mamre believes that people with a disability and their families can have rich, full and meaningful lives within their communities and is committed to working with families in partnership to inspire, embolden and empower towards a better future.

At the core of Mamre is the Mamre Community; an intentional community affirming and upholding the worth of every person in society, whilst continuously pushing the boundaries for social change. From Mamre's early beginnings, the fundamental values of inclusion, relationships and friendship have continued to remain paramount, the word 'Mamre' meaning 'Mountain of friendship' in Hebrew.

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Bepoke Lifestyles 'Building and Nurturing Relationships' Workshop

Bepoke Lifestyles is conducting a 'Building and Nurturing Relationships' workshop with Ann Greer.

Workshop content will include: 
• Strategies on how to identify opportunities for friendships and nurture natural friendships
• Practical strategies for developing connections and friendships
• Information to help explore relationship opportunities
• Overcoming challenges 
• Inspiration and tips about moving forward

For more information, click here.

Facilitated Communication Training (FCT) Workshop

Facilitated Communication Training (FCT) is a strategy which may enable some people to point for communication purposes. The workshop will give a good overview in FCT and include training in why and how to facilitate, how to fade the physical support, provide effective interaction tools and discuss the significance of message passing and validation.
Who should attend?

This workshop is for those who are currently working with individuals who use FCT and/or for those are considering and/or interested in pursuing FCT as a communication strategy. Disability sector workers, teachers, students and other interested parties are also welcome to attend.

When: Wednesday May 10, 2017

Time: 9:30am - 5pm

Where: Mamre Newmarket Office, 40 Finsbury St, Newmarket

For more information or to RSVP click here or contact mamre@mamre.org.au or 3622 1222. 

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