The Carnarvon Golf Club in Lidcombe hosted a Charity Golf Day in March with $7,737.25 raised from the event donated to MND NSW. Despite the rain it was a fantastic day enjoyed by all who attended. Thank you to the organisers, the many sponsors, the Carnarvon Golf Club and everyone who attended and provided their support. Special thanks to Sharon Honeybrook and Kathy Knevitt (pictured) for their generosity of their time and talent.

Assistive Technology Australia is an impartial information and advisory service on assistive technology and the built environment. They are conducting a one-day free event at Griffith in the ACT on Wednesday 5 April for people with disabilities, carers, and family members. You can find out 'How can I find out what is available?' 'What do I need to consider when choosing Assistive Technology?' 'Where can I get advice?'. You do need to register. More info here

The NDIA is conducting information sessions, designed to help people with disability, as well as their families and carers, get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme that will commence in the Sydney Central and South Eastern Sydney areas on 1 July 2017. The information sessions are also a perfect opportunity to bring your questions along and have them answered by experienced NDIA staff members.

The International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations will host a one-day Allied Professionals Forum at the Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, USA on 7 December 2017. This seminar, specifically for allied health and social care professionals, is held between the International Alliance Meeting (5-6 December) and the International Symposium on ALS/MND (8-10 December). The Allied Professionals Forum is an opportunity for health professionals

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