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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Support Strategies

01 August 2016

The number of people who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) continues to rise in Australia. Autism, once considered rare, now affects 31% of NDIS participant. Read more about ASD support strategies.

10 Ways to be an effective leader

01 July 2016

Being a good leader is easier said than done. A true leader is someone who models behaviours that others find inspiring. Some people have a natural knack for leadership, but the good news is that anyone can learn the basics of how to be more effective in leadership.

Positive Behaviour Support

01 May 2016

Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is more than just an approach to behaviour management – it’s also been shown to improve a person’s quality of lie by decreasing the frequency and severity of challenging behaviours. Find out how.

Getting ready for the NDIS: Six top tips

01 March 2016

With full scheme roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) only months away, there’s no doubt it will be a time of great change for the sector. For some of us, change can be scary and daunting. But the good news is it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to cope with – and thrive in – uncertain times.

Workforce casualisation and the NDIS: what it means for you

01 February 2016

There’s no doubt the arrival of the national Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) signals an era of change for the sector. People are being employed in different ways, and new types of businesses are entering disability. There are concerns casualisation will increase as the NDIS rolls out. We explore what this means for the sector and what to expect from our changing workforce.

First Aid Basics

01 January 2016

Knowing what to do in an emergency can make all the difference. However studies show that less than one in five of us know the basics of first aid. So get your skills up to scratch by enrolling in a first aid course today! In the meantime, here are some useful first aid ‘dos and don’ts’ to keep in mind.

Time management tips: how to be more productive

01 December 2015

Tired of seeing your to-do-list grow longer as your days get shorter? Good news – these simple strategies will help you step up your efficiency so you can work smarter, faster and better than ever before.

Accessible communication: the basics

01 November 2015

1 in 5 Australians have a disability, many of whom experience regular challenges with accessing information. As a result, the ability to write accurately, clearly and consistently has far-reaching benefits on the disability community. Best of all, it’s easy.

7 budget travel tips to inspire your next trip

01 September 2015

Holidays can help you relax and recharge, but did you know taking time out can make you a better employee too? Studies show that among other benefits, taking a break from work can improve creativity, lift motivation and boost productivity. Best of all, going away doesn’t have to cost the earth either.

Auslan: what you need to know

01 August 2015

Almost 20,000 people use Auslan to communicate every day, yet this uniquely Australian language remains much of a mystery. Here’s and introduction to the language of Australia’s deaf and hearing impaired community.