At SACID we think that it is really important that people with intellectual disability and their families have access to information.


When you have information you can make good choices about your life.

One way that SACID helps people to get information is by running free capacity building workshops.

We run workshops for:

SACID workshops are co-facilitated by our staff with intellectual disability.

Our workshops for people with intellectual disability and family members / caregivers are run for free.

Want us to come to your group to run a workshop?
 If you have a group of people interested in our workshops we can come to you. Check out our workshop information booklet below and contact to learn more.


Online Safety

This workshop helps you to learn skills to look after yourself when using the internet and social media, and when using technology such as phones and computers.

This workshop covers many important topics including:

  • Dangers and risk of technology and using the internet
  • Different types of scams and how to avoid them
  • How to be technology safe
  • How to report scams and online abuse
  • Supports and networks to help you

You must be over 18 years to do this workshop.

Staying Safe

In this workshop we talk about how you can stay safe in your home, service, workplace and community.

We will tell you about different kinds of abuse, what to do if you are ever feeling unsafe and what services can help you.

Learn how to Speak up! Reach out! and Get help! if you ever feel unsafe.

You must be over 18 years old to do this workshop.


Strong Mind

This workshop helps you to learn skills to look after yourself, build a strong mind, bounce back from hard times and live a happy and healthy life.

Topics in this workshop include

  • Healthy habits
  • Growing positive emotions
  • Mindfulness
  • Gratitude
  • Tips to feel happier in your day

You will also get a copy of our Strong Mind Easy Read workbook series!

You must be over 18 years old to do this workshop.

Planning for a Good Life

This workshop will help you to think about your goals and ways that you can work towards achieving them. 

This workshop includes:

  • Looking at your strengths
  • Thinking about a good life
  • Good and bad supports and services
  • speaking up and advocacy


This is a great workshop for you to do if you have an NDIS plan review coming up.

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits is a fun and free workshop that helps you build healthy habits into your life.

We will talk about:

  • Moving your body
  • Eating healthy food
  • Getting good sleep


This workshop is based on the first book of the Strong Mind workbook series.

Workshops in country SA

Do you live or work in rural South Australia? We are a statewide service and travel to different towns each year.

If you are interested in our workshops please contact us and we can try to schedule travel to your area.

If we can’t make it out to you quickly we will always do our best to send you resources while you wait. 

To express your interest in us visiting your town please
call SACID on 8352 4416 or 

We Can All Be Leaders

This new 3 part workshop series is based on SACID’s We Can All Be Leaders workbooks.

A great way to build your leadership skills for use in your life and community.

Learn more about

  • Leading your own life
  • Public speaking
  • Goal setting
  • Attending meetings
  • Formal and informal leadership roles

If workshops on these topics sound interesting to you or your group contact SACID on 8352 4416 or email


I Can Work

This new fun and practical 2 part workshop series helps you build skills to think about work and find a job.

We will talk about:

  • Different types of work
  • Your strengths
  • Interviews

We include role play and other activities to prepare you for the workplace.

This workshop is great for people who want to start or re-enter work.

If this workshop is suited to you or your group contact SACID on 8352 4416 or email

Past workshops

In the past we have run workshops on the following topics

  • Relationship Wise workshops covering bodies, rights and responsibilities, puberty, boundary setting and protective behaviours, sexuality, healthy relationships and sexual health.


  • My Life My Choices workshops covering Supported Decision Making, why decisions are important, rights and ways to get good support to make decisions.


Due to current funding we are unable to continue running these workshops however we do have resources on these topics available to share so contact SACID today if interested!

Call 8352 4416 or


Future Proofing

In 2021 SACID worked with family members to co-design workshops on topics that they said were important.

As a result we can now offer the Future Proofing workshop for parents, caregivers and family members. 

This workshop covers topics such as

  • Services that can help you
  • Circles of Support and Microboards
  • Carer wellbeing and advocacy
  • Supported Decision Making
  • Wills and Guardianship

Attendees also have access to a range of resources and information to take away.

We can run these workshops for groups by coming to you and also run open workshops regularly throughout the year.

Call SACID on 8352 44116 or email to register your interest.

Relationship Wise

Our Relationship Wise workshop series has now finished but we have resources and information available on the topics of bodies, rights and responsibilities, supporting puberty, boundary setting and protective behaviours, sexuality, healthy relationships and sexual health.

If you would like more information please call SACID on 8352 4416 or email 

These workshops were funded by the SA Government Department of Human Services.


Intellectual Disability Awareness And Inclusion Workshop

In this workshop for community groups, businesses and corporate members, SACID helps improve your understanding of intellectual disability and how you can be inclusive. 

Co-presented by a person with intellectual disability, it will give you valuable insight and advice from someone with lived experience! 

This workshop covers understanding intellectual disability, models of support, breaking down stereotypes, communicating with people with intellectual disability and what inclusion means to people with intellectual disability.

Other public speaking available on request

SACID staff are experienced public speakers and may be available to speak at

  • your event
  • service group
  • school
  • business event
  • conference
  • training day

Our staff with intellectual disability are able to provide valuable insight into their lived experience.

For enquiries about a presentation from SACID please contact us on
8352 4416 or
email admin

Can't find what your looking for?

If you are looking for a different workshop to the ones listed on our website, please contact to let us know what you are interested in & we’ll see if we might be able to help out!