Scope Blog

14 Mar 2017

How do I talk to a person who uses direct access?

his blog takes you through some recommended steps that you can take to interact with a person who can directly access a communication board.

7 Mar 2017

How hospitals and paramedics can improve accessibility

Viv is a writer, a poet, and an educator. Late one night Viv became extremely sick, to the point where an ambulance needed to be called.

1 Mar 2017

I love my visual calendar!

A visual calendar helps JD to independently plan his week, and act as a visual reminder to jog his memory as to what he plans for each day.

21 Feb 2017

How do I talk to a person who uses eye gaze?

This is how people may use their eyes to communicate using a communication board, and how you can help them get their message across.

14 Feb 2017

What happened on the International Day of People with Disability?

International Day of People with Disability is celebrated far and wide across the globe by the many people who support an active and inclusive community.

31 Jan 2017

Some very special events are coming to town

Significant events are happening in the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Community for people with little or no speech this year and next.

24 Jan 2017

Flushing out the facts on continence

Scope’s Accessible Information has recently worked with the Continence Foundation of Australia to develop Easy English fact sheets.

17 Jan 2017

Making the iPad easier to use for everyone

Scope’s Communication and Inclusion Resource Centre demonstrate Apple’s accessibility settings can be used for people who have complex communication needs.

3 Jan 2017

Interviewing Ibby Ibrahim, Kaleidoscope winner

Ibby Ibrahim was selected as the winner of Scope’s Kaleidoscope art prize for his painting Fruit and Flower Symbols and presented at the 2016 Annual Awards.

21 Dec 2016

Joining the Communication Access team

Jane shares her experiences for breaking down communication barriers for all after joining Scope's Communication Access team.