Scope Blog

27 Feb 2018

The ever-changing language of the disability sector

Language is always changing we need to be aware of what's appropriate. Read on for some of the common mistakes when referring to people with disabilities.

20 Feb 2018

Communication at your fingertips!

Just starting to learn Key Word Sign to use with your child? Having trouble remembering signs to use at your day service?KWS Australia has the solution…

13 Feb 2018

Actions speak louder than words

Australian Catholic University students ran a bake sale to raise awareness for communication access and the role of speech pathology in our community.

2 Feb 2018

How Australians feel about talking to people with communication disabilities

Australians feel self-conscious and anxious to talk to people that use alternate methods of communication, leaving those with disability worried and lonely.

17 Jan 2018

TOM: Melbourne Makeathon

Engineers, designers, health professionals, developers and students donate their time to create assistive technology solution for a person with disability.

9 Jan 2018

Congratulations to the Office of the Public Advocate

On Thursday 7th of December, the Office of the Public Advocate’s reception and Advice Service was officially awarded with the Communication Access Symbol.

2 Jan 2018

Shout about your Easy English communications!

People with low English literacy are an important part of your target audience and you’ve created Easy English documents to address their needs.

12 Dec 2017

Carmen’s top communication tips

Imagine being ignored by people because they don’t understand what you have said. For Carmen, this is her everyday reality as she has Cerebral Palsy.

5 Dec 2017

How to use the Key Word Sign Australia App

Key Word Sign is used by people with communication difficulties to support language development, understanding, and help get their message across.

29 Nov 2017

A giant success

International Day for People with Disability is the 3rd of Dec. However, Scope was so excited to celebrate - we celebrated a week early!