Scope Blog

18 Apr 2019

How important is fitness for your child?

Gekko is a fitness program developed for children with a disability, focused 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.

25 Mar 2019

Supportive relationships might be the most important resource in your parenting toolbox

Parents Vanessa and Dean talk about how building a network of support helped them navigate through their child’s disability.

12 Mar 2019

Policeman’s compassion improves safety for Big Issue seller

To improve John’s safety and security, Senior Constable Anthony Downing built a concealed box for John to store his wallet discreetly on his wheelchair.

4 Mar 2019

Inspired by mum to make a difference

Meet Jayne Boxall, an outstanding role model and the recipient of Scope's highest honour - the Debbie Otto Award.

1 Mar 2019

Serving coffee and inclusion – local café awarded for outstanding service to customers with disability

Melbourne’s café culture is part of what makes this city great. Staff from this local cafe go ‘above and beyond’ when serving their customers.

25 Feb 2019

Lowest prices are really just the beginning for Pakenham Bunnings

At Pakenham Bunnings, April brings a warm presence to life for Scope customers from Pakenham Lifestyle Options who attend free monthly DIY workshops.

11 Jan 2019

“Sam’s part of the family”

Like a true family member, no celebration at Scope is complete without Sam. As well as contributing to customer and family Christmas parties.

4 Jan 2019

Meet The Rockheads – an inclusive music group for people of all abilities

Meet the Rockheads, an inclusive music group from Barwon, which exists only for playing music and being part of the community.