Category: human Interest

Support Coordinators Never Give Up – Leading to Outcomes for Life
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Support Coordinators Never Give Up – Leading to Outcomes for Life

Positive change is not just a goal for people living with disability; it’s a tangible reality within the Infinity Community Solutions Ltd (ICS) NDIS Support Coordinator Team.   The key ingredients for the recent successes the team have celebrated has been tenacity, persistence, and consistent communication with and for the participants they support.   While it is...

Giving them a Seat at the Table Makes a Difference
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Giving them a Seat at the Table Makes a Difference

Create Foundation represents over 46 000 children and young people who are in out-of-home care, making a real difference in their lives by giving them a voice.  Through their commitment to connect, empower and change, Create Foundation is living their vision of ensuring all children and young people with a care experience reach their full...

Empowering Voices: A Journey of Speech Therapy and Holistic Support for Children in Kinship Care
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Empowering Voices: A Journey of Speech Therapy and Holistic Support for Children in Kinship Care

For children, speech therapy plays a crucial role in building the foundational skills needed for effective communication. These skills encompass articulation, language comprehension, and social communication—cornerstones that shape a child’s ability to express themselves and connect with the world. Early intervention is key, as addressing speech and language difficulties during formative years can significantly impact...

Building Inclusive Communities: Navigating Disability Awareness, Overcoming Discrimination, and Fostering Well-Being
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Building Inclusive Communities: Navigating Disability Awareness, Overcoming Discrimination, and Fostering Well-Being

International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD) is a day led by the United Nations on December 3rd every year.  Australia has supported IDPwD since 1996, funding a program through the Department of Social Services to promote and raise awareness. IDPwD aims to make people more aware, understanding, and accepting of those with disabilities. This...

Skate Parks: Where Life Skills Take Flight
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Skate Parks: Where Life Skills Take Flight

Who knew that a skatepark would be a good training ground for other types of skills? Skate parks are more than just concrete playgrounds. They are vibrant hubs of learning where valuable life skills, often overlooked, come to life. In the heart of the skate park, individuals of all ages and abilities can discover the...

September 29, 2023September 29, 2023by
Accessibility and Inclusion Makes School Holidays Fun
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Accessibility and Inclusion Makes School Holidays Fun

Attending school holiday camps is a rite of passage for many children, however, when you have a disability, the right to inclusion is often challenged. Yet it shouldn’t be. Reasonable adjustments can be made for children with disability to attend camps and school excursions. With careful planning and consideration for individual support needs, school camps...

Kids in Care and Crisis Receive Community Support
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Kids in Care and Crisis Receive Community Support

From humble beginnings over 5 years ago for a small sewing group, packing care kits to a registered charity with over 2000 volunteers now shipping boxes of backpacks full of essential items for kids across Queensland, Care Kits for Kids has created a legacy that even the founder Ann George could not have imagined. It...

Importance of Kinship Carers for the Community
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Importance of Kinship Carers for the Community

Kinship carers, including grandparents, aunts, uncles and family friends, play an important role in the community by providing a supportive and stable home environment for children who may have experienced difficulties or disruptions in their lives. Kinship care arrangements can help prevent children from entering the foster care system, helping to minimise stigmatise of being...

How Caring for Our Community is also Caring for Our Environment?
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How Caring for Our Community is also Caring for Our Environment?

One tree is being planted for every care hour delivered through a partnership program.   The “One Tree Planted Partnership” is an initiative from Edmen Community Staffing Solutions.  Edmen Community Staffing Solutions believe in a sustainable future for people and the environment and in 2022 they launched a project to plant one tree for every...

January 12, 2023January 12, 2023by
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