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Four-legged Friends Teaching Lifeskills

Posted by admin on June 7, 2018

Four-legged Friends Teaching Lifeskills
Research has found that interaction with animals reduces blood pressure, stress and anxiety and increases social and communication skills, exercise and overall happiness. Animals break down our defences and allow us to open ourselves more to exploring interactions. Leading disability service provider Afford, in partnership with Bushbred Horse Assisted Learning Programs, conducts animal therapy sessions for clients at their Cherrywood Hub in Llandilo.

Innovation Can Take You from Surviving to Thriving in the NDIS Era
There is little doubt that the NDIS has caused disruption, challenging our assumptions and testing our business models. The switch to consumer-driven markets represents enormous challenges but also enormous opportunities for non-profits. Leaders who are prepared to rethink how they do business in the NDIS framework – reshaping the consumer experience and business process, and harnessing smart technology and innovation – can thrive.

Uniting: Rebuilding After Superbug

Posted by admin on May 18, 2018

Uniting: Rebuilding After Superbug
Cristian's life was devastated after he contracted a superbug and it left him with physical disability. Meeting Uniting support coordinator Elyse was a turning point for his life.

Employment & Training Goals with Bedford

Posted by admin on May 17, 2018

Employment & Training Goals with Bedford
Bedford specialises in providing supported employment opportunities and essential life skills training to help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Against the Odds: Brett Fairhall’s Story

Posted by admin on May 17, 2018

Against the Odds: Brett Fairhall’s Story
When Brett Fairhall was two, he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. He always challenged himself to 'up his game', which led him to the Pararoos, Australia's Paralympic football team. He now relies on NDIS and Zest Care to help him achieve his ongoing dreams.

Innovating in the Disability Sector

Posted by admin on May 15, 2018

Innovating in the Disability Sector
Finding ways for clients to achieve their aspirations through innovation and meticulous case management and client coordination.

Finding Family Over a Bowl of Weet-Bix

Posted by admin on May 14, 2018

Finding Family Over a Bowl of Weet-Bix
Ryan's story shows how finding the right support can make all the difference. Now he loves life and couldn't be any happier.

Making the NDIS Easier to Navigate

Posted by admin on May 10, 2018

Making the NDIS Easier to Navigate
Many NDIS recipients are finding the new funding model difficult to navigate. Come to the Sydney Disability Expo where The Benevolent Society and other providers and government agencies will help you find the best supports to fit your needs.

Expo Ambassador Announced

Posted by admin on May 4, 2018

Expo Ambassador Announced
The Sydney Disability Expo is proud to announce that Paralympian snowboarder Joany Badenhorst will be our 2018 ambassador.

atWork Australia - Employment Services

Posted by admin on May 4, 2018

atWork Australia - Employment Services
As human beings, we all deserve to feel a sense of purpose in the world. While having purpose means different things to different people, having a job is often a major contributing factor to building a strong sense of purpose. When we look back through history the human race has always sought out work, in different forms through time, but always contributing to our reason for being and our sense of belonging and contributing.

Maximising your NDIS Plan with Integra

Posted by admin on May 1, 2018

Maximising your NDIS Plan with Integra
Through an individualised budget, the NDIS aims to give people with a disability, their families and carers, the ability to take charge of the supports they require, have flexibility to choose the service providers they want, and decide how they want their services managed. As with anything new, there is always some anxiety and confusion. You may be asking yourself ‘what does this means for me?’

Achieve Australia - Supporting People

Posted by admin on April 27, 2018

Achieve Australia - Supporting People
The My Pathway group of services is the ‘front door’ to Achieve Australia. Members of the My Pathway team support people with disability, families and guardians from their first contact with the organisation, through the journey of identifying and then connecting with the supports and services required.