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Disability Awareness & Post School Options Expo

One day to go before the fun begins at the Disability Awareness & Post School Options Expo.   Come and join us at the Sleeman Sports Complex, Theatre & Arena, Cnr Tilley Road and Old Cleveland Rd, Chandler.  10am Start.    Follow the signs to park 3

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Congratulation Sharyn & David

Our young volunteer Graphic designer Sharyn Raymond married the love of her life David Hall today at the St.Pauls Presbyterian Church in Spring Hill and I took the opportunity to be at the church and enjoy this celebration and take a few photos.   Sincere congratulations and

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Happy 3rd Birthday SpecialCare Central Inc.

The Third birthday for SpecialCare Central Inc. which launched on 18th July 2012.  A great afternoon of celebrates with the support of many wonderful Service Providers.   Looking forward to the next 3 years. Thank you for all who have supported us and those who believe in our

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Increased Assistance for Australia’s Carers

Below is a news update from Ross Vasta MP.  Federal Member for Bonner With almost 2.7 million carers in Australia, the Government recognises their important contribution to our society. New measures in the 2015-16 Budget will simplify and streamline support for carers of people with disability, a

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Open Letter to ALP and LNP

      Queensland News Update        29 January 2015 Responses from the ALP and LNP to NDS Open Letter on Disability Issues. On 15 January, NDS sent an Open Letter to the Queensland Liberal National Party (LNP) and the Queensland Labor Party (ALP) in

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Caregiver Stress

Caregiver Stress Article by Tara Collyer Outside the working world, those most prone to burnout are caregivers. Caregivers are unpaid workers who devote themselves to the care of a chronically ill or disabled person. The constant stress of caregiving can lead to burnout and damage both physical

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How the Transition to NDIS could impact your service providers

Guest Blog by Tara Collyer We are a family that is very invested in how NDIS impacts upon specialist Disability Service providers. Our adult son (who has autism, mental health and physical impairments), is presently receiving a funding package from Disability Services, under the Your Life Your

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Information Booklets for Families of Young Children with Disability

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The Queensland Government has released a series of twelve (12) information booklets for families of young children with disability. The booklets are available on the Queensland Government website: My Child has: Information for Queensland families of young children The booklets cover information on topics such as: diagnosis

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Dementia and age related hearing impairment

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According to the Australian Network on Disability (AND), 1 in 6 Australians are affected by hearing loss, typically of the age-acquired type. It further reports that over 30,000 individuals are profoundly hard of hearing or deaf. Figures released by other Australian organisations estimate that 70 per cent

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Your opinion counts – Forum

Two more Community Forums to be held. 17th July at the Lagoon Creek Cafe & Function Centre in Caboolture, and 22nd July at Redcliffe Library from 9.30 till 12 noon. These Forums offer an opportunity to express opinions about the content for our proposed TV series for

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