Internat­ional Day of People with ­Disability promotes empowerment at Nowingi Place

Larry Higgins and Tasha Whitton of Sunraysia Residential Services have a ball at Nowingi Place as part of International Day for People with Disability celebrations. 
Picture: Ben Gross

Larry Higgins and Tasha Whitton of Sunraysia Residential Services have a ball at Nowingi Place as part of International Day for People with Disability celebrations. Picture: Ben Gross

THE achievements and contributions of people with disabilities were celebrated yesterday at Nowingi Place for Internat­ional Day of People with ­Disability. 

The United Nations-sanction­ed day is celebrated on December 3, with this year’s theme being empowerment. 

Mallee Sports Assembly project officer Tanya Wild – one of the celebration’s organisers – said yesterday was also an important time for Sunraysia to reflect on understanding and acceptance of people with disabilities.

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