Kicking Goals With NADO Touch Football

By Joe-admin | Jun 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

In 2013 NADO Operations Manager, Brooke Wilke decided to put together a Penrith Touch Football team that offered people living with a disability the chance to join and represent their local area in a sporting and competitive team environment. Through her personal involvement in touch football she came to realise that young people with intellectual…

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Are you ready to make your next move into independence?

By Joe-admin | Jun 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

NADO Disability Services is excited to again be offering it’s very successful “Up, Up and Away” program for 2019. This program is aimed to provide support and information to both men and women living with a disability to help gain the skill set and knowledge base so that they can live a happy and independent…

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Looking for a rewarding Career in the Disability Sector?

By Joe-admin | May 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Are you a school leaver thinking about what kind of career you’d like to pursue? Or maybe you’re just after a change from your current role. Whatever you’re positioning, a career within the disability sector can be a rewarding and fulfilling option. NADO Disability Services is a not for profit organisation located in the Nepean…

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Enrich your NDIS Plan with NADO Support Coordination

By Joe-admin | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you heard the term “NDIS Support Coordination” and wondered what exactly the term means? As a general summary, the purpose of Support Coordination is to assist eligible NDIS participants by helping them understand their NDIS plan and to locate, negotiate and set up service agreements with relevant providers. Support Coordination enhances the participant’s options…

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NADO Easter School Holiday Program

By Joe-admin | Apr 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our most recent School Holiday program throughout the Easter period provided our staff and our youngest NADO participant’s lots of joy and fun filled memories! From cooling down and splashing around in the water playground at Sydney Olympic Aquatic Park , to visiting the cinema and watching the awesome new LEGO 2 Movie, the kids…

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Autism & Select Therapy

By Joe-admin | Dec 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Autism & Select Therapy. A way forward 5 December 2018 By Brendan Dunphy, BLD Communication In this blog we are keen to identify the value of therapy for those on the autism spectrum. While our primary focus will be on Occupational Therapy (OT), we will also introduce some other known and lesser known therapies being…

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Living with and letting go: A parent’s story on autism

By Joe-admin | Nov 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Living with and letting go: A parent’s story on autism   21st November 2018 By Brendan Dunphy, BLD Communication In this blog, we are delighted to provide a real-life story of a family and their trials, tribulations, successes, failures, emotional challenges and ultimately, an unrequited joy of raising an autistic child to adulthood. In the…

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Autism:  A parent’s perspective

By Joe-admin | Oct 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Autism:  A parent’s perspective     31st  of  October, 2018 By Brendan Dunphy, BLD Communication For those following our blogs, you will know we have been providing solution-based insights on areas in and around the NDIS, as well as more practical applications such as securing the best service providers for your needs. We are now keen…

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National Carers Week

By Joe-admin | Oct 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

National Carers Week – get involved! 17th of  October, 2018 By Brendan Dunphy, BLD Communication         As we highlighted in our July blog, recognising the contribution carers make to our community is, quite simply, essential.  There are more than 2.7 million carers engaged in Australia across multiple care areas and at the highest…

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Assistive Technology

By Joe-admin | Oct 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Assistive technology (AT): Easy to understand & easy to benefit from 3rd of October, 2018 By Brendan Dunphy, BLD Communication   We’ll begin this article by putting some clarity around what assistive technology (AT) actually is, look at key AT areas and finally, how it can benefit you as part of your potential or existing…

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