Sharon Ding wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards
Sharon Ding received the Excellence in Making Inclusion Happen award at the 2019 ACT Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards!
This award recognises a person with disability who works to celebrate and enable people with disability to participate in the community and reach their full potential as equal and valued citizens.
Sharon Ding joined the ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Associations executive committee in late 2014 and immediately became involved in representing the Council on disability and special education needs. Sharon is also an active member of the Disability and Wellness Network, the ACT Disability Reference Group and the Marymead Autism Advisory Group.
Sharon brings lived experience as both a woman with disability and a parent carer of a young child with disability. The judging panel were impressed by the breadth of Sharon’s contributions and her long-term dedication to making Canberra classrooms and schools more inclusive for all students.