Entries by Sandra Leehy

IOE’S FOCUS IS ON FAMILIES

One of the things that makes Interchange Outer East different from other disability support organisations is our focus on Family Support. As Interchange Outer East has grown, developed and diversified, the focus on supporting families has remained at the core. Family support is the all- important building block upon which all other services of IOE […]

SEEING THE SIGHTS OF JAPAN

Well the dust has well and truly settled since we arrived back from Japan in April, but that doesn’t mean that the trip isn’t still on our minds. We crammed so much into our trip that we only recount a handful of the unique experiences in such a short post. We spent the first five […]

RECRUITING SUPPORT WORKERS NOW

Are you looking for work that is interesting, fun, challenging and offers flexible hours in a variety of locations. Interchange Outer East is currently recruiting casual disability support worker positions located in Melbourne’s Eastern and Outer Eastern suburbs Work close to home and empower people with disabilities to be active members within their own communities. […]

TRIP TO LONDON’S WEST END

Last month, I was fortunate enough to take six adult participants on a fun-filled trip to London alongside my fellow staff member, Beck Fletcher. The main purpose of this trip was to check out London’s West End and the many spectacular shows it had on offer. We packed in as much as we could in […]

RISE CONFERENCE – BOOK NOW

☀TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE☀ for Interchange Outer East’s RISE Conference 2019. With a fantastic line up of quality speakers RISE Conference is a fully catered, accessible and affordable event for the whole community. Everyone is welcome. Speakers will engage the audience with stories of lived experience in disability to inspire, build resilience, educate and promote strategies […]

Lana Wheatfill

Lana is on the verge of completing year 12 and is passionate about English, particularly creative writing and reading. Growing up with autism, Lana felt isolated in primary school and wasn’t able to overcome that feeling of isolation until moving into secondary school where she was able to make new friends who really understood her […]