Young people with disability in Australia set to be the leaders of the future
LivedX is a series of talks given by young people with disability to change, challenge and share experiences. LivedX initially premiered at the inaugural National Youth Disability Summit in 2020.
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LivedX videos Auslan and open captions
LivedX videos distraction Free and with closed captions (Distraction free means optional captioning and no Auslan interpreter)
At the end of September 2020, the inaugural National Youth Disability Summit (‘the Summit’) took place. The Summit was established with the vision to create an inclusive environment where young people with disability from across Australia could come together as a community and use their voices to shape the future.
The Summit was designed by and for young people with lived experience of disability. Over nine months, the Co-Design Committee, consisting of 20 young people with disability from across Australia, designed the vision, content and delivery of the Summit.
Hosted over five days, the Summit was an entirely online conference that offered young people a range of sessions and workshops, the opportunity to meet other young people, share their ideas, insights and expertise, and develop new skills and knowledge. Over 250 young people attended, with four of the five days being ‘youth only’.
Each day of the Summit had a focussed topic, as chosen by the Co-Design Committee. A series of policy papers were written about what young people said at the Summit:
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