Hume Tangible Connections Network

Council’s Youth Engagement and Partnership Unit have facilitated the Hume Tangible Connections Network since 2022.

The facilitation of the network aligns with the key strategic directions of the Connect & Thrive: A Plan for Young People in Hume 2022-2026(PDF, 3MB) and we are excited to be working with everyone to lead this network in the future.

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Tangible Connections Network Meeting dates for 2024

Registrations will open one month prior to meeting dates with each meeting running once per term.

Tuesday 18 June 2024 - Broadmeadows Town Hall, The Blue Lounge

YDAS will be facilitating a workshop on supporting neurodivergent young people. This workshop will be run by two facilitators with lived experience and will cover areas such as:

  • Introduction to neurodivergence
  • What is neurodivergence? (and difference to neurodiversity)
  • The Neurodivergent Umbrella (examples and explanations of what is included in ‘neurodivergence’)
  • The Neurodivergent Parachute (deconstructing the ‘diagnostic’ approach to neurodivergence)
  • Accessible and Neurodivergent Affirming Communication
  • Activity: working with the communication needs of neurodivergent young people
  • Key barriers for neurodivergent people (incl. lived experience examples)
  • Intersectionality and oppression within neurodivergence

The workshop will run from 10.45 – 12pm; followed by networking and lunch from 12–1pm.


Tuesday 17 September 2024 - Broadmeadows Town Hall, The Blue Lounge - 10am – 12pm

Tuesday 3 December 2024 - Broadmeadows Town Hall, The Blue Lounge - 10am – 12pm