Scope Blog

6 Mar 2022

I am 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.

3 Mar 2022

Under control: Rob’s story

Like many of us, Rob was forced to spend his birthday away from family during Victoria’s gruelling lockdown.

15 Feb 2022

Customised Employment: How to apply for a job

Customised Employment is delivered in four phases. Here, we’re looking at the second phase, Job Search Planning.

11 Feb 2022

Keeping track of expenses with Supported Independent Living

NDIS funding doesn't cover rent, utilities, groceries and personal expenses. Here, we help you calculate how much to budget for such expenses

10 Feb 2022

Celebrating accessible, inclusive love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is around the corner. If you or your partner have a disability, here are some fun, accessible ways to celebrate your love.

4 Feb 2022

Triumphs and turning points: Celebrating Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald’s milestones

After a decade of transformation, growth and exceptional leadership, Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald’s tenure at Scope has come to an end.

1 Feb 2022

International Day of People with Disabilities – Implications of the 1 in 4 Inclusion Poll

Dr Nick was the Research Lead on 1 in 4 Inclusion Poll. He speaks about the importance of making people with disability feel included.

27 Jan 2022

Back to school: How to give your child the best start

If your child has a disability or additional needs, this is how you can help make the first few days of their new school year a lot easier.

17 Jan 2022

Through thick and thin: How two men forged an unlikely friendship

When Tristan and Anthony connected during a stay at a STAA, the two did everything they could to maintain their bond.

17 Jan 2022

How your Support Coordinator helps you get the most from your NDIS plan

Here are some things that you and your carers can keep in mind when working with a Support Coordinator, to make the most of your NDIS plan.