Lifestyle

6 Dec 2019

Tips for travelling with a disability

If you or your travelling companion have a disability then a little extra pre-planning goes a long way towards having a fun trip.

18 Nov 2019

Chickens to the rescue

Craig was always happiest when it came to animals. When his depression and anxiety made it hard to leave his room, his love of animals turned things around.

22 Oct 2019

Is my child shy or is it a sign of autism?

Many parents ponder the question of whether their child is shy or whether their shyness is a sign of autism, as the line between the two can be quite blurry

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.

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

How important is fitness for your child?

Scope talks to Andrea Cummins about a unique fitness program Gekko, developed for children with a disability, focussed on improving muscle tone, hand-eye coordination, and core strength.

16 Apr 2019

Meet Sarah Sullivan, an avid Para Ice Hockey player

Para-Ice Hockey is so much more than an adrenaline-filled sport – for some players, it is a way of life. Meet Sarah Sullivan, an avid Para Ice Hockey player.

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.

30 Mar 2017

How can we better support people with Autism?

With around 1 in 100-110 Australians living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the event encourages all people to better understand Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and ensure people with ASD feel included and treated as equals in society.