Disability Advice

7 Oct 2022

Happy Key Word Sign Awareness Day

Key Word Sign Awareness Day celebrates an alternative form of communication to aid language development in people with communication difficulties.

28 Sep 2022

Road to recovery

The brunt of the pandemic might be over, yet life for many people still feels far from normal. Find out how Scope's Easy English can help with life after COVID.

21 Sep 2022

Questions to ask when choosing your new SIL home

There are many things to consider as you hunt for the perfect SIL home. Here are some helpful questions to ask to help you make up your mind.

12 Sep 2022

Top 5 tips on making the most of the Melbourne Royal Show

The Melbourne Royal Show has a range of activities for people of all abilities. Here are some top tips on how you can make the most of your day at the show.

24 Aug 2022

Support your child’s speech and communication at home

As the parent of a child with a developmental delay, there are many things you can do at home to support what your child learns at school or with specialist teachers.

2 Jun 2021

Tricia’s COVID-19 vaccination story

Tricia Malowney shares how she made the decision to get a COVID-19 vaccination, and some advice to help you make your decision.

5 Mar 2021

Should my child attend a special school?

Choosing the right school is about what’s best for your child and their needs. Learn more about your options and how to make the decision.

15 Jan 2021

How do I work with family and friends to support my child?

If you have a child with a disability, do you sometimes get the sense that friends and family want to help, but don’t know how?

8 Jan 2021

Things to consider if you’re ready to move out of home

Moving out of home can be a big change in your life – and for those around you. Here are some things to consider if you're feeling ready.

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.