About the speaker

Karen Dimmock is the CEO of the Association for Children with Disability (ACD). Working with more than 5,000 families across Victoria each year, ACD is the leading organisation advocating for children with disability and their families in Victoria. Karen’s presentation, ‘When disability is a factor in adolescent behaviour’ explores:

  • Behaviour as communication
  • Experience of families
  • Intersection of disability, mental health, family violence and mental health of mothers
  • What works to promote positive behaviour
  • What will the NDIS pay for
  • What doesn’t work
  • Expanding your knowledge and practice

*Unfortunately, due to venue recording issues, the initial slides were not captured. You can view Karen’s full presentation slides as a PDF here.

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