• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content


Flash Player 9 (or above) is needed to view presentations.
We have detected that you do not have it on your computer. To install it, go here.

Like this presentation? Why not share!

Introduction draft framework trish grant start strong seminar 14 october (wellington)



Introduction draft framework Trish Grant Start Strong seminar 14 October (Wellington).

Introduction draft framework Trish Grant Start Strong seminar 14 October (Wellington).



Total Views
Views on SlideShare
Embed Views



0 Embeds 0

No embeds



Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Introduction draft framework trish grant start strong seminar 14 october (wellington) Introduction draft framework trish grant start strong seminar 14 october (wellington) Presentation Transcript

      Draft Framework for Action
      Thursday 14th October 2010
      Duxton Hotel, Wellington
    • Background
      Start Strong initiative – to improve early support to children with a disability and their families
      Built on CCS Disability Action – ‘Intensive Flexible Family Support Project’
      Seminars 2010 – Wellington and Auckland, Ning and discussions with parents, Government and NGOs
      Agreement on need for Plan of Action
    • Aims
      Recognise - children with disabilities to be included in community of all children
      Acknowledge / reaffirm - need to improve early and sustained support
      Consolidate commitment – to work together to finalise an agreed action plan
      Ensure – all children with disabilities enjoy their rights to supports that promote well-being, learning and inclusion
    • What is Sought?
      What we want to happen now
      Why working together is important
    • Issues
      Not new, longstanding
      Some pockets of best practice
      Identified need for better integration – well child, early childhood care and education
      Lack of systemic framework
      Additional challenges for children with disabilities and their families
    • Current Context
      PHAC recommendations
      Proposed ‘new model’ and disability action plan
      Initiatives – Whanau ora, MSD Community Response Model
      Reporting – UNCROC & UNCRPD
      Government taskforce on early education
      Ministerial Committee on Disability Issues
    • Vision
      Children with disabilities are included in the community of all children and have a strong start to life through the provision of child and family centred supports that are accessible, high quality and sustainable and are integrated across health, education, social development and community sectors and agencies
    • Features & Structure
      Connections – getting, building, sustaining, making
      Strategic goal
      Aim – what is sought, who is involved (and some relevant past / current / proposed initiatives), how will progress be measured
    • Timetable
      2011– further develop and finalise the framework for action and establish review points.
      2012 - 2014 – work programmes to complete necessary changes in order to implement the agreed action plan.
      2015– full implementation achieved
    • Getting Connected
      Easy access to information, assessment, supports and communities
    • Building Connections
      With and between families, agencies and communities
      Timely, quality, integrated and flexible child and family centred support
    • Sustaining Connections
      Reliable relationships to maintain integrated supports and across times of transition
    • Making Connections
      Information shared and integrated for planning, monitoring, evaluation and research at national, regional and local levels