Finding a job is a life goal for most young adults. Having a disability can make finding a job, or even exploring employment options, a daunting task. IOE’s Prep 4 Work program utilises School Leavers Employment Supports (SLES) funding, a component of NDIS supports, to allow participants to explore opportunities for employment utilising their skills, […]
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House Intensive has been a successful part of IOE’s Adult Services’ programming for a number of years now. With the aim of giving young adults with disabilities a taste of what it is like to live more independently, the intensive, which incorporates overnight stays, teaches a range skills in a real life environment. It teaches […]
The AUTUMN 2019 edition of Vnews, the newsletter for IOE volunteers, is now available. Lots of news on what is happening around IOE , volunteer insights and upcoming program activity dates for you to add to your calendars.
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Two weeks, 24 countries, 72 games, four cities, nine venues … challenge accepted! “I want to go to the world cup” This simple phrase from young Thomas led to the development of a trip to the United Arab Emirates for the 2019 edition of the Asian Football Confederation Cup. Having missed the boat for the […]
I once worked for the Mentally Retarded Citizens Welfare Association and I can clearly remember when Scope was the Spastic Society. There were ‘wogs’ and ‘chinks’ at my school. At that time I thought these titles and words were wrong. They were disrespectful and enabled generalisation and assumptions about all who fell under those banners. […]
Mel, a parent to three autistic teenagers and Co-Founder of Different Journeys, has given a unique insight into the challenges of traveling as a family, and the value of traveling with that little extra support from Interchange Outer East. Whether it’s for a second pair of eyes, extra flexibility, someone to lend an ear, or […]
The summer edition of the quarterly eNews for IOE Support Workers with information, news, ideas and handy hints.
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