Sexuality and Disability top of the agenda at Newcastle forum

Newcastle played host to Northcott’s fourth Feel the Vibe disability and sexuality forum yesterday. At the forum adults with disability got the chance to find out more about services and supports that can help them achieve their goals and reach their sexual potential. Guest speakers at our event included Paul, a Northcott Taree customer, who spoke Read more...

16 snapshots from the National Disability Insurance Scheme campaign trail

After years of campaigning, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will finally start to fully roll out across New South Wales next week.  People with disability, families, carers, advocates and service providers like Northcott have spent years drumming up support for the NDIS so the start of a full roll out marks a major milestone. In NSW an Read more...

Mentors sought to guide and nurture managers during NDIS changes

It’s the biggest social policy reform since the introduction of Medicare and as with all nation-building reforms; the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will present a range of new opportunities and challenges for disability service providers like Northcott. To help managers successfully navigate the transition to the NDIS, Northcott is recruiting mentors to guide and Read more...

Navigating the seas of university with disability

“Students with disabilities are often forgotten by the lifeguards of our academic institutions because we are perceived as being unable to swim, when in fact, many of us are drowning in our attempts to brave the waters.” Unlike the familiar comfort of curling up by the fire with a good book, the thought of diving Read more...

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