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1 Jan 2021

5 more tips for seeing the person and not the disability

More of our tips to help you feel more confident in speaking to people with a disability – this time with a focus on better communication.

16 Dec 2020

Learn to sign Christmas Carols

This Christmas, learn to sing Christmas Carols using Key Word Sign? Sharing some of your favourite carols in Key Word Sign, and yes, we have Jingle Bells.

1 Oct 2020

5 tips for seeing the person and not the disability

Are you feeling unsure about the best way to interact with people who have a disability? Here's 5 tips to help you feel more confident.

9 Jun 2020

Coming together while staying at home

Scope’s supported independent living homes are staying connected and making sure physical distancing doesn’t mean social distancing!

21 May 2020

How a circle of support can help spread the load

Creating a circle of support so you have the right people in your corner can make a real difference to your life. So how can you create your own circle?

14 May 2020

#AskForChange: Cassy challenges businesses to be fully accessible

Meet Cassy, an independent young woman with big plans. She has cerebral palsy, and she's calling for businesses to become communication accessible.

26 Mar 2020

#AskForChange: Jacob’s rallying cry for businesses to be accessible

Meet Jacob, 22-year-old student, mentor, and advocate. Jacob has cerebral palsy, and he's challenging businesses to become communication accessible.

20 Feb 2020

Speech isn’t the only way to have a conversation

Communication access means people with communication difficulties can get their message across. Let's make inclusive communication part of everyday life.

11 Feb 2020

Victoria and Amanda think the Australian Open is ace

Tennis enthusiasts and Scope customers Victoria and Amanda make it a point to visit the Australian Open every year. It’s a highlight every January.

29 Jan 2020

Getting out and about if your child has a disability

There are things that you can do to make your child feel safer and to ease your anxiety. Here are strategies you can use to make outings more manageable.