Scope Blog

20 Jun 2019

Sports mad Rosanna is up for anything

Rosanna has a passion for sport and is always keen to try something new. “I love all sports and I will always have a go."

14 Jun 2019

You’ve got a friend in me

We all need companionship in life, and people with ASD are no different. Whether it’s our friendships, our family, or romantic relationships, it’s healthy to build connections and share our lives.

11 Jun 2019

Experiencing Balloon Netball

Who doesn’t like playing netball? Imagine the same game, but with balloons and wheelchairs. After the hugely successful Balloon Football League, Scope wanted to expand this further. This lead to launching a pilot Balloon Netball League in 2018. This turned out to be a huge success, with more than 70 participants.

7 Jun 2019

5 ways to advocate for your child with a disability

Parents of children with a disability are often advocating for their child as well. It’s the best way to ensure the children receive all the services they need to lead a meaningful life.

30 Apr 2019

Get active

Whether you’re fiercely competitive or want to make some new friends, there are so many reasons to get active. Keen to try something new? Check out our range of sports programs.

18 Apr 2019

Making Easter egg hunts accessible for all

Every Easter we look forward to the egg hunt and the fun that comes with it. So let’s make it even more exciting and accessible for all.

18 Apr 2019

How important is fitness for your child?

Scope talks to Andrea Cummins about a unique fitness program Gekko, developed for children with a disability, focussed on improving muscle tone, hand-eye coordination, and core strength.

16 Apr 2019

Meet Sarah Sullivan, an avid Para Ice Hockey player

Para-Ice Hockey is so much more than an adrenaline-filled sport – for some players, it is a way of life. Meet Sarah Sullivan, an avid Para Ice Hockey player.

4 Apr 2019

Not just parenting – building a family unit

Sibling relationships can be difficult to manage for any family; however there are extra challenges when one of your child has disability. Despite the challenges, there is siblings often share special connection, which can play a big part in each other’s development.

25 Mar 2019

Supportive relationships might be the most important resource in your parenting toolbox

Parents Vanessa and Dean talk about how building a network of support helped them navigate through their child’s disability.