Scope Blog

12 Mar 2019

Policeman’s compassion improves safety for Big Issue seller

To improve John’s safety and security, Senior Constable Anthony Downing built a concealed box for John to store his wallet discreetly on his wheelchair.

4 Mar 2019

Inspired by mum to make a difference

Meet Jayne Boxall, an outstanding role model and the recipient of Scope's highest honour - the Debbie Otto Award.

1 Mar 2019

Serving coffee and inclusion – local café awarded for outstanding service to customers with disability

Melbourne’s café culture is part of what makes this city great. Staff from this local cafe go ‘above and beyond’ when serving their customers, especially those with a disability.  

25 Feb 2019

Lowest prices are really just the beginning for Pakenham Bunnings

At Pakenham Bunnings, April brings a warm presence to life for Scope customers from Pakenham Lifestyle Options. Each month, people with disability attend free monthly DIY workshops.

11 Jan 2019

“Sam’s part of the family”

Like a true family member, no celebration at Scope is complete without Sam. As well as contributing to customer and family Christmas parties. Earlier this year, Sam provided emergency support after one of our homes in North Division was flooded.

4 Jan 2019

Meet The Rockheads – an inclusive music group for people of all abilities

Meet the Rockheads, an inclusive music group from Barwon, which exists only for playing music and being part of the community. Active since the last three years, The Rockheads are now a permanent fixture of the local music group.

28 Dec 2018

BFL founder carves out new place in the game

Find out how brother Andrew and Sam Micheal helped BFL founders Adam Berry with his dream of becoming a BFL umpire, using the Tools2Talk app.

7 Dec 2018

Scope builds partnerships to expand Communication Access nationally

Scope is excited to announce partnerships with fellow disability support providers Northcott, New South Wales, and Two-way Street, South Australia. These partnerships will support the roll out of communication access across Australia.

29 Oct 2018

Voting is for everyone

Scope’s working with customers and communities to make sure the message of electoral inclusion is heard loud and clear: voting is for everyone!

26 Oct 2018

Opening up a world of opportunity

Meet Patricia Kasongo, a single mother of two children with autism. She's certainly faced many obstacles. A month after her husband passed away from bowel cancer, her son Nathan (then 3) was diagnosed autism.