ISAAC 2018 Gold Coast, Australia

The 18th Biennial Conference of ISAAC, the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, is being held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast, Australia, from the 21st of July to the 26th of July… Read More

Matt and Brooke in the press (Monash Leader)

NDIS keeps clients waiting almost 12 months for equipment Robyne Somerville on behalf of CPEC has reported that most of CPEC clients and families are being forced to wait long periods for vital equipment and support. Including but… Read More

Melbourne Marathon – SUNDAY 14TH OCTOBER 2018

Volunteering and Fundraising for CPEC at the Australia’s largest Marathon makes a real difference to the children at our Centre. As the official charity of the Melbourne Marathon this is CPEC’s  major fundraiser for the year. Fundraising pages are… Read More

Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 9th Biennial Scientific Conference

The Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AusACPDM) is holding a 9th Biennial Scientific Conference, taking place from the 21 to 24 March 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. Conference name: Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 9th Biennial… Read More

Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights describes the rights of patients and other people using the Australian health system. These rights are essential to make sure that, wherever and whenever care is provided, it is of high quality… Read More

Young Carer Bursary Program

If you are aged between 12 and 25, actively engaged in education and help care for someone with a disability, you might be eligible for a a $3,000 scholarship through the DSS Young Carer Bursary Program. Follow the link… Read More

Response to Senator Hanson

Following Senator Pauline Hanson’s comments in the Federal Senate, Claire Cotter (CEO) contacted 3AW Melbourne with the following statement: As the CEO of the Cerebral Palsy Education Centre in Glen Waverley, on behalf of the 140 families associated… Read More

School Training Workshops – Register now!

CPEC presents free annual workshops on supporting children in mainstream schools. They are relevant to school staff and anyone else working or caring for students with cerebral palsy. This workshop series is a joint initiative of CPEC and… Read More

No respite for mothers caring for children with a disability

This article in The Age highlights the vital importance of caring for and providing informed support for the mothers and carers of children and adults with significant disabilities. What is of great concern is that this support goes… Read More

Balmoral Men – Supporting CPEC with Equipment

If you missed Jo Hall’s heart warming story last night (30 October) on Channel 9 News you can watch it here. It talks about the important work that the men from the Balmoral Retirement Village do by volunteering… Read More