Caitlin Syer

Caitlin Syer is a young woman with intellectual disability and dyspraxia. Caitlin thinks that people with intellectual disability have limited opportunities, especially in areas of education and employment, something she is passionate to change to bring about a more inclusive Victoria. Caitlin works at the Behavioural Insight division at Victorian Public Sector Commission and at Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre. She is the Co-founder of Enable, an education platform for Instructors in the Fitness/recreation Industry. Caitlin has published several articles in Australia and the UK helping to create more inclusive fitness centres. Caitlin sits on the Knox Disability Advisory Council. She is passionate about the inclusion of people with disabilities in sport and is a proud football player for Mazenod Panthers all -abilities.

Session

Shiver me timbers! Advocacy and inclusion

Time: 10:15am - 11:10am

Location: The Hall

Facilitated by: Ryan Sheales, Director Communications, VCOSS

The systems juggernaut has been in dry docks for some time while inspection and investigation has been underway. Unfortunately, too many rotting and split timbers were found, rendering her unseaworthy. What repairs can be done to get her full steam ahead again?