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  • Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2022

    • February 2022

      2 mins

    “Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty, or inability to swallow. Dysphagia may present as difficulty with sucking, swallowing, drinking, chewing, eating, controlling saliva, taking medication, or protecting the airway. Swallowing difficulties can occur at any time during the lifespan and may be short or long term. The most common causes of dysphagia are related

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  • Mattel first released a range of Barbie dolls with disabilities in 2019, and ever since, they have been making a major impact in both the toy industry and society in general when it comes to representation and inclusivity. Many of us would remember playing with a Barbie doll or one of our favourite toys when

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  • The Young Athletes program also connected with Gymnastics Australia in helping to run the program, for children aged 2-8 years old. It is available to those living with or without a disability and is flexible in its nature. The program is based on fundamental movement skills and is focused on introducing a wide range of different sports for young children to see what they may be interested in pursuing.

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  • February in Australia is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, over 150,000 Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, with over 1000 losing their battles with the disease. As there is no effective screening for this disease, it is crucial to know and understand the signs and symptoms to look out for, as well as the risk factors, to best protect yourself.

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  • If you or someone you know is looking for a new provider and have simple or complex care requirements, we have the trained staff available to assist.

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  • FaceTime Tips

    • December 2021

      1 min

    Video calls can be a great way to connect with others, so to assist you we’ve put together some tips that might help you stay in touch with loved ones this Christmas.

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  • With summer holidays in full swing, many families will be heading to the beach, but for so many families with children and loved ones living with a disability, trips to the beach can be too hard.

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  • Keep your cool this summer

    • December 2021

      2 mins

    Australian summers are H.O.T! Days of 40+ are becoming increasingly common, and whilst we all know being careful in the heat is important, being mindful of a few simple tips can make a huge difference to your safety during summer.

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  • Quiet Hour in our supermarkets

    • December 2021

      1 min

    Since 2019, Woolworths has introduced the autism-friendly hour of shopping across 260 locations across Australia. Many usual practices for the supermarket, including music being played over the speakers and roll cages that carry produce, are removed from the store floor for the designated time period, to reduce overstimulation and noise for those customers that may

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  • Zoe joins the team as Allied Health Manager- WA. We recently spoke with Zoe to learn more about her role, her goals for the WA team and what inspired her to get into the industry.

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