Interpreting the language of Disability


The Centre for Remote Health in Alice Springs was recently awarded $150,000 to develop a training package and resources for use by Aboriginal Interpreters in the disability field.

The NT Office of Disability has recognised the need for a greater understanding of language and concepts relating to disability so that interpreters can more effectively work within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) planning processes.

The package will designed for general use within the disability field.

The project will be managed by Centre for Remote Health Allied Health Lecturer, Heather Jensen, together with Project Officer, Rodney Angelo.

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