Author Archives: Able Australia

Launching Lasting Letters Program for Seniors

On Friday 20 January Able Australia Services, working with the Scenic Rim Regional Council, launched Lasting Letters program for seniors. Lasting Letters is a fun and free way for Able Australia and the Scenic Rim Regional Council to help reduce social isolation for those over 60 in our community. It is well recognised that when […]

Creative Arts Therapy Group Program is back!

Able Australia’s Creative Arts Therapy Group program is back! Come along to our 6-week group program designed to support adults with intellectual disabilities experiencing social isolation. This program includes a range of creative arts such as movement, art, dance and sound as a vehicle to explore social connectedness, build self-confidence, promote autonomy and enhance overall […]

St Kilda Day Out With The Deafblind Community

Bec Swansson, Able Australia’s Deafblind Services manager, has created a 12-month Recreational Program for clients who use our deafblind services and the wider deafblind community via Deafblind Victoria. We also extended the invitation to the deaf/deafblind people who frequent Able’s Day services, as they are part of our deafblind community too. Each month, the group […]

Adventure Cruise For Our Tasmanian Clients

On 25 November, clients of our Young Adult Program in Tasmania went on a 50 minute Cataract Gorge Adventure Cruise along the Gorge and Tamar River! This experience was possible through the Brian M Davis Grant. Clients learnt the history of Launceston’s Seaport, Kings Wharf, heritage properties and the Cataract Gorge. As part of the cruise, the captain […]

We Attended the Melbourne Disability Expo

The Able team had a booth at the Melbourne Disability Expo on the 25 and 26 November 2022. The Melbourne Disability Expo links people with a disability with hundreds of product and service providers as well as presenting a range of informative and interactive presentations delivered by industry experts.   At the booth, we were […]