Check out this cool accessible park for children with a disability.
Morgan's Wonderland is a 25-acre theme park in San Antonio, Texas, that was designed with special-needs individuals in mind and built for everyone’s enjoyment. If anyone has been we'd love to see photos or hear your stories in the comments!
Our very own Eve and her parents were on 9 News Sydney on Saturday night wearing the first pair of the AbilityMate #magicshoes We had heaps of fun filming with the crew at our site and are excited to have helped the Ability Mate team accelerate their journey through our Remarkable - Inclusive Technology start-up program!
Sick of hearing I'm bored from your 14-25 year old? Or saying it yourself if you are in that age group? Don't worry we have you covered these holidays with Young Change Agents, social events, some creative time and musical fun. Check out our blog and chat to the team about what would be the best fun for you.
With the Sydney Film Festival wrapping up this weekend, Screenability NSW have announced the opening of their filmmakers fund. Do you have a creative idea and a crew who could help you take it to the silver screen. Put in your proposal and good luck! Who knows, you might be walking the red carpet next year.
Our Youth Career Lab stopped by Salesforce for an opportunity to talk to some of the team about their current jobs and how they got there. Jim shared his passion for IT design and the client journey. Victor talked about his journey from studying law to his dream job now. Even our Zoe Brissett was on hand to talk about her dreams, passion and hard work led her to her marketing role. The... View details ⇨
Today we had Danielle Post from 9 News Sydney to talk to AbilityMate about startup and what's happening next. Our very own Eve and her parents showed Danielle how the trial AFO worked through Ability Mate. Keep an eye out on the 6pm news over the next couple of weeks for the full story. A big thank you to 9 News and Danielle!
All youth have the potential to be change agents, and we have a program that provides the opportunity, skills and confidence to shine. Our next Young Change Agents program is running 5-7 July in Paramatta for young people aged 14-17 years. Join us o learn how to create a social start-up through tools and techniques use in similar start-up incubators. No experience necessary! To secure a spot... View details ⇨
Have you met Prue Golland? We caught up with her as she invites you to join her on Thursday at midday right here for a Facebook live event. She will talk about HABIT-ILE. In an Australian first, HABIT-ILE is a breakthrough through therapy for children who experience challenges with hand and gross motor function. Developed in Belgium in 2011, it leverages the latest science in neuroplasticity.... View details ⇨
Find out how intensive super learning therapy HABIT-ILE can fast track your child's development at our Facebook Live event with Prue Golland. Join us here at midday on Thursday 8 June and Prue will talk about the therapy, the research and the benefits it can have to your child. The intensive super learning therapy is aimed at children aged 6-13 years with cerebral palsy GMFCS 1-3. If you have... View details ⇨
We are excited to bring HABIT-ILE to Australia for the first time. This new intensive super learning program is running these school holidays, based on the latest research that is taking Europe by storm. HABIT-ILE is firmly based in the principles of neuroplasticity and motor learning, and the best part is that the evidence shows it works! Read our blog to find out more and join us on Thursday... View details ⇨
The Sydney Film Festival is hosting Screenability - films by people with a disability. As you know the talented Johanna Garvin and Emily Dash - Writer/Actor/Speaker have a short film showing (so exciting!!!) but there are three feature length and three shorts and Q&As Oh MY. We have purchased our tickets - have you?
“My ultimate goal with all this work is to change the perception in everyday society that people with disability can only receive something from somebody else. They actually have so much to impart as well. Of their own journey and what they have done and that’s the same as everybody.” Today we are lucky to have Nick Schumi a 31 year old certified youth worker and advocate who has been changing... View details ⇨
Do you have a 2-10 year old who would love to be the first in Australia to test Ludo; a new wearable technology that connects with any mobile device or tablet with digital games to encourage rehab exercises for people with a disability? Our Remarkable - Inclusive Technology incubator has Lusio Rehab in their current program and they need your help to test their product. They have 20 spots... View details ⇨
Who wants to go to Vivid Sydney this year but not sure about accessibility? We have the answers! Head over to their website where Vivid have a page dedicated to all the sights and how to access them. Which one are you going to?
Jerron was studying writing, a creative outlet he chose to match his body, he went on an assignment that changed the direction of his life. And now he is part of a dance troop and in a new show. Read more about his story...
Are you looking for a flexible casual or part-time role that is fun and has meaning? We are recruiting casual Disability Support Practitioners across the Northern Beaches, Manly, Frenchs Forrest and St Ives. If you are studying, returning to the workforce or looking for a career change, this is the job for you. This is Ollie and Lynelle with Lorraine and Virgina, who you might remember from... View details ⇨
It was all smiles on Friday Life Lab when the team from ING DIRECT Australia popped in to work with our young people sharpen their cooking skills. The aim was to have fun and work on independent living skills. And the end result looked delicious. We are thinking we might have a few Masterchefs in our midst. Thanks to the volunteers from ING who shared their knowledge and skills.