Communication Access

6 Sep 2019

Scope awards Communication Access Symbol to Box Hill Police Station

In a world first, police officers from Box Hill Station have been trained by Scope to communicate effectively with people with communication difficulties.

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.

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.

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!

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.

24 Aug 2018

Celebrating Speech Pathology Week: Q&A with Hilary Johnson

Communities need to be fully accessible and at Scope we believe Communication Access is key to making it happen. This Speech Pathology Week talk to Hilary Johnson is a respected member of the speech pathology community and a renowned researcher in her field.

21 Aug 2018

Working together to create an inclusive society

Working at Scope together for the past couple of years, Lisa Ho and Georgia Burn have built a great relationship through their work. They are both advocates of creating an inclusive community for people with a disability.

19 Jul 2018

Shining the spotlight on communication disabilities