Everyday Life Skills program in Albury

Event date: 31 December 2020 , Comments

Our Everyday Life Skills program supports you to build your confidence and independence by giving you the choice to participate in the following activities: Explore your local bushland and city trails on foot or on a bike Take part in a weekly multi-cultural foodie’s tour Search for hidden treasure in the great outdoors using Geocaching… See event details

Achieving a big goal, one step at a time

When Northcott Campbelltown Physiotherapist Jess Hird started working with Bree, she had a very clear goal: to learn independent living skills to help with cooking, travel training and personal care to enable her to live on her own one day. When discussing this goal, Bree detailed that she would like to be able to access Read more...

A Father’s Day best mates story

Stephen and Rhonda Cox live in Coopernook NSW with daughters Tahnee (8) and Evie (4). At the moment Evie is having a hard time with communicating, especially at pre-school, with her peers and teachers. That generates some problems with socialising, so Stephen and Rhonda started looking for ways to support her and fast track her Read more...

Group Therapy – Supporting use of phrases

Date: 8 October 2020

Group therapy session for preschool and primary school students who require support putting together common words to make phrases. What your child will gain: • A chance to practise putting together common words to make requests and comments verbally and/or using an alternate communication system, such as LAMP Words for Life, Proloquo2Go. • Experience interacting See event details

Group Therapy – The Friend Ship

Date: 8 October 2020

Group therapy sessions for primary and high school students who want to increase their social skills. What your child will gain: • Experience interacting with others while participating in fun and engaging activities, designed to support the development of social skills. • An understanding of how to keep a conversation going. • Practise with turn See event details

Undertaking University at home increased independence for Matthew

This week is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week (2 – 8 September), a week to raise awareness of the needs of people with Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI). We share Matthew’s story this week to celebrate the achievements of people with SCI. A bright young spark at school, Matthew Mallows has always envisaged a career relating Read more...

Communication is more than just speech

This week is Speech Pathology Week, a week that seeks to promote the speech pathology profession and the work done by speech pathologists with the 1.2 million Australians who have a communication disability. The theme for this year is Communicating with confidence. Did you know that…? 1.2 million Australians live with a communication disability communication Read more...

Farewell to our CEO Kerry Stubbs

Our longstanding CEO, Kerry Stubbs (pictured), is leaving Northcott this week after 12 years at the helm. On the eve of her departure, she shared her thoughts on more than a decade of leadership and growth with Northcott. “I came to Northcott in 2008 because of its purpose and values, and I leave it in Read more...

Liz Forsyth announced as new Northcott CEO

Liz Forsyth is the new Chief Executive Officer for Northcott – one of Australia’s leading disability services providers. She will officially take up the position on 1 September, replacing long-term CEO Kerry Stubbs. In announcing the appointment, Northcott Chairman Michael Briggs said the Board was pleased and excited that the extensive selection process had resulted Read more...

Information Session – state-of-the-art disability housing coming to Taree!

Date: 24 September 2020

Are you looking to take the next step towards greater independence? Northcott has partnered with specialist disability housing provider, DPN Casa Capace, to bring two purpose-built modern villa-style homes to Taree in 2021. Enjoy contemporary living at its finest in one of two stylish dual-living homes, with 3 bedroom layouts. Both include assistive technologies, such See event details

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