Together with her Support Team, Renee discovered her talents, abilities and found an area of work that she would definitely be interested in pursuing. Yepp you guessed it - it had to be something with horses.
The Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID) has recently published a paper on people with Intellectual Disability and Complex Support Needs. But what do we mean when we talk about people with complex support needs?
I know the feeling of not being included and the impact it has on your life. I can truly relate to the people I support and want to break down barriers for and with them to participate in whatever they like and be included.
Interchange will be making a submission to assist the Royal Commission with their inquiry into the use of restrictive practices on people with disability.
Interchange Superstar, Katie Van Grootel, has been part of the Interchange family for a long time and is considered an absolute gem by EVERYONE.
Together with our valued Customers we nominated 10 Interchangers, who went above and beyond for the people we support and our organisation, for this years WA Disability Support Awards.
At Interchange our motto is "Nothing about me, without me" - That's why we like to keep the people we support informed on everything that's going on in our organisation and the sector.
Our Annual Report Booklet just arrived and we are super excited about all the great things you, our staff and this organisation have achieved in the past year. To find out more about Natasha's upcoming 21st birthday party, Shay's great holiday plans or Joel's winning bowling streak read on!
When should I advocate for the uniqueness of a person or a situation, and when do I insist that they be treated or viewed the same as everyone else? - Thoughts about Dedifferentiation by Linda Oliver