COVID-19 vaccination consent and hesitancy – webinar for disability service providers

This webinar on 7 December addresses issues relating to COVID-19 vaccine consent, hesitancy and refusal that can arise when supporting clients with intellectual disability.

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  • Kellie Maloney, National COVID Operations Coordinator, National Disability Insurance Agency
  • Justine O’Neill, CEO, Council for Intellectual Disability
  • Sarah Forbes, Advocacy Manager & Vaccine Ambassador, Valid
  • Professor Nick Lennox, Senior Medical Adviser - Intellectual Disability Health, Australian Government Department of Health
  • Melissa Clements, Acting Registrar, NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • Catherine Sharples, Group Manager Quality and Safeguarding, Scope Australia
  • Heather McMinn, Disability Sector Consultant, National Disability Services


  • Auslan interpretation is included in this webinar. Please note due to an issue with the recording, this translation is only included from 3 minutes and 14 seconds into the video.
  • Captions are available for this webinar.
  • A transcript of this webinar is also available.

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