Training Overview

What we offer:

Tailored training courses for staff

Costs vary according to session length.

Timetabled courses on:   

Who we are:

The ACE DisAbility Network has been in existence since 2003 and is advised by a number of leading disability organisations including Yooralla, VicDeaf, Vision Australia, Knoxbrooke Inc, and Inclusion Melbourne.

The Network’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of the community to be fully inclusive of people with a variety of disabilities by providing education and training, information and practical support and by developing and fostering valuable partnerships.


Olympia Tzanoudakis

Olympia has worked as a disability support worker, tutor, disability service coordinator and advocate and believes that the full inclusion of people with disability is a right not a privilege.

Judy Buckingham

Judy completed her PhD in learning and adults with an intellectual disability in 2004. She has worked extensively in disability services and adult education (as well as academia) as manager, teacher and researcher for very many years.

What people say about us

 “Not only did I leave the training feeling inspired that all of us, in our own small way within our various industries and roles, can make a real difference to peoples’ lives, but I left feeling eager to learn more about how we can best help people with cognitive disabilities learn”

“Thanks so much for your time on Thursday, fabulous training and most wonderful resource”

“The feedback we got from the group was fantastic and the training also assisted in networking within the group so was great on many levels.”

“I really took a lot from the session and walked away feeling really excited to get back into training with my group.”