Scope Blog

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.

24 Oct 2018

15 Sensory Play Activities for Kids

Parents and teachers are always looking for activities to support their children to explore and learn– at home and in school. Here are some sensory activities for kids that incorporate colour, smell, sound, and textures to give your child a sensory experience, while improving their motor skills.

8 Oct 2018

What is the Silent Morning Tea?

This October, let’s celebrate Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month with a Silent Morning Tea. A silent morning tea sends a loud message to those with communication difficulties that we want to break down barriers and create an inclusive society.

17 Sep 2018

Disability is not the end of the road – Irene Kwong

Irene was dependent on people assisting her, significantly affecting here job search. Fortunately, her father owned a Chinese restaurant, and for four years she worked in the kitchen. “Packing 200 dozen Dim Sims a night is not easy with one hand!” Irene chuckles. Read Irene Kwong's inspirational story.

11 Sep 2018

Scope’s looking to the future with our new Customer Enquiry Service

Scope launches a centralised, customer-focused Customer Enquiry Service (CES). A unique service within the disability sector, we launched CES with the view to make the enquiry process smooth. We learnt from customer service in other industries and talked to customers to find out about their experience.