Scope Blog

6 Dec 2016

Free Christmas decorations For You

Celebrate the festive  season than with some free paper-based communication resources and decorations we made using the app Tools2Talk+!

15 Nov 2016

Tools2Talk+ gives you the tools to talk in different languages

Did you know that you can use the Tools2Talk+ app to make communication tools in over 25 different languages? The app allows you to create boards and books.

8 Nov 2016

How do we make sure our Easy English documents…are easy?

The most important consideration when creating an Easy English document is making sure that it is easy to read! 

25 Oct 2016

What I learnt at Talking Mats training

Speech pathologists from Scope completed Foundation Training for Talking Mats, a tool that provides a framework to help people communicate more effectively.

18 Oct 2016

What makes a good support worker?

It’s important that a support worker is not only someone who is caring and supportive, make you feel empowered, independent and included in the community.

11 Oct 2016

Why did these businesses get the Communication Access Symbol?

2 businesses that have successfully gone through the 10 Steps to Communication Access at the City of Stonnington council and Merri Health Community Centre.

4 Oct 2016

TED Inspired Talk: How can people with severe cognitive disability make decisions?

Dr. Jo Watson, a lecturer, researcher and speech pathologist presented at Financial Counselling Australia Conference exploring choice and decision making.

23 Sep 2016

Top 5 tips for hosting a successful silent morning tea

Each year Scope runs a Silent Morning Tea each October to celebrate and raise awareness for International AAC Augmentative and Alternative Communication month.

16 Sep 2016

Who is Zane McKenzie?

My name is Zane McKenzie.I am a husband, father, musician and football coach. I have cerebral palsy, which affects my movement, posture and coordination.

9 Sep 2016

What the Communication Access Symbol means to Micheal

Having a communication difficulty often means that people can feel isolated as staff aren’t equipped with the communication tools or knowledge.