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Starr Sisters Perform Live at the Seniors Expo

Posted by admin on August 14, 2019

Starr Sisters Perform Live at the Seniors Expo
Most seniors really know their stuff when it comes to music, but those attending the Sydney Seniors and Disability Expo would be forgiven for thinking they’ve stepped back in time. On September 13 and 14, The Starr Sisters vocal trio will perform a variety of songs from the 40s, 50s and 60s.

Over your challenges to employment?

Posted by admin on August 9, 2019

Over your challenges to employment?
We know everyone’s challenges are different. If you’re facing challenges to employment, come and see our team about accessing the support you need to find a job that works for you.

Rachael Leahcar Challenging the Limits

Posted by admin on July 30, 2019

Rachael Leahcar Challenging the Limits
The Sydney Seniors and Disability Expo is proud to announce 2019 ambassador, the popular Australian singer-songwriter Rachael Leahcar. Performing at the opening ceremony on Friday September 13 at Exhibition Hall 4, Sydney Olympic Park, Rachael will also reveal her message of resilience and determination despite her vision impairment in an interview with event organisers Social Impact Institute.

Save the Date for the Sydney Seniors and Disability Expo
The Sydney My Future, My Choice seniors and disability expo this September is a must for Sydney-siders looking for better ways to control their lives now and into the future.

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.