2024 05 The power of volunteering

The Power of Volunteering

Volunteering is a powerful and fulfilling way to make a difference in our community. It’s an activity that brings together individuals from all walks of life, each with their unique…
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Bridging the Gap

Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disability in Inclusive Environments. In recent years, there has been an increasing emphasis on inclusivity across many sectors of society. The aim is to create environments…
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Inclusion Matters

Picture a world where everyone feels like they belong, where nobody’s left out. That’s the essence of inclusion. To ensure inclusion within the community, it’s vital that events and activities…
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Speak up! for Independent Advocacy

Addressing the Critical Need for Increased Funding in Australia’s Independent Advocacy Sector. Australia’s independent advocacy sector plays a vital role in empowering individuals, enabling them to have their voices heard.…
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Embracing Neurodiversity

In the last few years, we’ve started thinking differently about how our brains work. Instead of seeing differences as problems, we’re learning to appreciate that everyone’s brain is unique. This…
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Navigating Festive Isolation

The holiday season is often hailed as a time of joy, warmth, and connection. However, for some people, this festive period can bring about unique challenges, particularly the struggle against…
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Inclusive Adventures

A Guide to Shared Activities for Volunteers and Individuals with Disability. Volunteering as a friend and ally for someone with disability can be a rewarding and impactful role. It involves…
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Unlocking Communication

Empowering Individuals through Augmentative and Alternative Communication. People with intellectual disability communicate in different ways. Some use their voice to speak, but others may use hand signals, pictures or other…
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The Power of Connection

Citizen Advocates and Mental Health for People with Intellectual Disability. Today is R U OK? Day, a day dedicated to encouraging open conversations about mental health and well-being. In a…
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Advocating For Intellectual Disability

Top reasons for advocating for people with intellectual disability. Advocates for people with intellectual disability play an important role, helping to ensure that their rights are being respected and that…
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