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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Facilitated Communication Training (FCT) Basic 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 evening 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.

For more information, click here.

Mamre's AoK Winter Clothing and Blanket Drive

The Mamre Acts of Kindness (AoK) group is collecting second-hand clothing and blankets, which are in good condition and no longer needed, to pass along to St Vincent de Paul and MICAH who will distribute it to people facing a cold winter on the streets.
 
If you have clothing or blankets that would be suitable, you can deliver it to either Mt Gravatt or Newmarket offices (addresses in the below flyer) by 1 June 2016.
 
For more information, please click here.

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