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YES offers a range of workshops and activities which help provide holistic support, with focus on professional and leadership development and training for our youth with disabilities.

Working in a co-creative space, all our projects are co-created and co-delivered with youth with disabilities, which help keep YES services and support relevant and accessible to the needs of the disability community. Check out our latest news and workshops below…YES

Self Defence Course for Young Women with disabilities

A one day course focused on empowering young women with disabilities to feel prepared and safe.

The course is broken into 6 key themes, with many opportunities for role playing, interaction, and group chats. 

  1. Use your voices and bodies to establish safe boundaries
  2. Trust your instincts to avoid negative situations
  3. Discourage potential threats
  4. Defend yourself in moments of danger
  5. Get away from the threat quickly – getting to safety as the priority
  6. Report unsafe interaction to trustworthy adults

Held at Shore Junction on 29th March 2022, with a group dinner after!


                          For more information & to register your interest, please visit www.ilead.org.nz/self-defence, 

                                                                              or contact us at: ilead@yesdisability.org.nz


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