Disability Advice

3 Oct 2019

Early diagnosis and how it helps your child

A key benefit of early diagnosis is that it can help you understand how your child sees the world, particularly in the case of conditions like autism.

24 Sep 2019

Hosting a fun party for kids of all abilities

Hosting a inclusive kids’ party where everyone can have fun, including kids with a disability, can seem tricky. Here are some quick tips to get you started.

20 Sep 2019

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

The Royal Melbourne 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

16 Jul 2018

Fix Me – Lessons from an Early Childhood Therapists

A holistic approach to childhood therapy is about far more than fixing ‘a problem’. Therapy supports a child to feel that they are valued just as they are. Find out how Scope does this