Research and co-ordination: Lisa Pirihi
Presenters: Louise Ratcliffe and David Taylor
Produced by Louise Ratcliffe with help from Wintec Music and Performing Arts
Guests: Tiffany Wilkinson
Tiffany lives in Tauranga and works for Enrich + as a community facilitator, helping people with disabilities integrate into the community. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and a Masters in Disability and Inclusion studies, with experience working in mainstream and special education schools in both NZ and London. Tiffany has a brother with ASD and an intellectual disability, and so has been passionate about equality and inclusion from a young age.
Tiffany has been involved with Parent to Parent’s SibSupport programme since she was 18 and is a member of the SAMS board. She lives next door to her brother and helps care for him 2-3 times a week. In her spare time she works as an extra for TV and loves musical theatre, particularly singing
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Connect, Inform, Support features interviews with professionals and specialists on disability-related topics, and is a source of information and resources for families and whānau caring for people with disabilities.
Discussion topics cover a range of subjects related to disability and special needs, such as inclusive education, supporting someone with special needs, and the challenges and triumphs of living with disability.