Scope Blog

8 May 2018

Using Communication Tools to Speak Up Against Abuse

Speaking up is a difficult thing to do for anyone who has experienced abuse and neglect or for those who do not use speech to communicate.

30 Apr 2018

Surf’s up!

A group of people supported by Scope at Shannon Park were grommets for a day at the world famous Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach

24 Apr 2018

Shaping the Future of Disability Support

A network of disability organisations and universities convened the First National Virtual Disability Conference on the 21st of March, 2018.

17 Apr 2018

The Commonwealth Games are an example of the power of inclusive communities – how can we do more?

The Commonwealth Games demonstrates what can be achieved when people with disabilities are supported to reach their full potential.

10 Apr 2018

Our Recent Kaleidoscope Exhibition

Kaleidoscope is run by Scope involving the creation and exhibition of artwork by people Scope supports and includes art groups and mentorships. 

3 Apr 2018

Playtime: Autism – our tips!

Playtime grows communication skills and drives communication development. Here are top tips for facilitating effective playtime with a child with Autism.

27 Mar 2018

Modelling out, scaffolding in

New research has found that having a back-and-forth conversation is more critical to language development than purely hearing words.

20 Mar 2018

Top 10 Tips

The NDIS is well and truly here.Check out these interesting top 10 tips to help you prepare for your upcoming NDIS planning meeting.

13 Mar 2018

Which Communication Aid do I choose?

This question consumes speech pathologists assessing a child for a communication aid that will be the child’s voice. Here are some key elements to look for.

6 Mar 2018

The Rockheads rock out Costa Hall in Geelong

The Rockheads did it again as they ramped up the boogie for the second consecutive year at the Having a Say Conference in Geelong in early February.