Entries by Sandra Leehy

RELAX AND REVIVE TO SURVIVE

‘Again another wonderful weekend away – child free therefore stress-free!  Thank you for all the behind-the-scenes planning and negotiating and prioritizing so our mums can have that so desperately deserved TLC luxury break away. I think on the whole it equates to mission impossible:  trying to please  50 women !!!  However on behalf of the […]

SUMMER BREAK MADE EASIER

In response to a number of requests IOE’s communication guru, Bec, has put together a calendar template to help families organise the busy summer holiday break. The lack of routine and the unpredictability associated with the break can be unsettling for some children and confusing for their hassled parents. The calendar will give a visual […]

COME PARTY WITH US

Head to Chesterfield Farm with IOE for a fabulous fun evening to celebrate the end of 2018 and the start of the festive season. Save the date and time! Saturday 8 December 5pm-8pm It’s after the usual closing time so the farm will be just for us to enjoy. As well as all the animals, […]

CALLING ALL GRANDPARENT CARERS

After a bit of a break our support program for Grandparent Carers is up and running again. Being a grandparent and caring for someone with a disability is a demanding double role and comes with unique challenges. IOE’s Grandparent Carer Program’s offers support by providing opportunities for older carers to socialise, network and share experiences […]

THANK YOU FREEMASONS FROM SIBS

Where would IOE’s Siblings Program be without the generosity of Freemasonary. Certainly it would not be flourishing and providing the support to so many siblings in the way that it now does. Once again Freemasons Victoria and Freemasons Monash Gully  have come to the fore and today presented IOE with a cheque for an incredibly […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

The past year has presented plenty of challenges and surprises. Overall, with most families now transitioned to the NDIS, we are satisfied with the way in which we, as a community, have responded and adjusted to the new and still developing systems and requirements. Whilst this has been a far from smooth process, the ability […]