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Able attended the 18th Deafblind International World Conference in Canada

Our CEO Lynette McKeown and Meredith Prain (she/her) PhD, National Head of Centre of Excellence – Deafblind are attending the 18th Deafblind International World Conference in Ottawa, Canada! Deafblind International World Conference is a comprehensive 4-day educational program and pre event Board and Network meetings. This year’s theme is Global Connections: The Future in Our […]

Retention Challenge

Supported Independent Living NDIS

We are excited to have collaborated with RMIT University’s Workforce Innovation and Development Institute and Yooralla in research to gain an understanding on the retention of new disability support workers. This applied research project investigated the experience of 50 Disability Support Workers who had worked at Able Australia and Yooralla for between 6 to 12 […]

Making dreams come true for Jonathon, Stewart, Ron, Francis and Colin

On a beautiful sunny winter’s morning, Jonathon, Stewart, Ron, Francis and Colin made the journey to Richmond’s training ground at the Swinburne Centre, also known as Punt Road Oval. Jonathon, Stewart, Ron, Francis and Colin were very excited to meet Richmond players, Trent Cotchin and Noah Balta in person and get photos and shirts signed […]

Sensory exhibition makes science accessible for blind and low-vision audiences

The Monash Sensory Science Exhibition – Autoimmunity is a free sensory exhibition curated specifically for blind, low-vision and diverse needs audiences of all ages and science literacies. Happening on Friday June 30, participants are invited to come along and explore eight autoimmune diseases through multi-sensory, multi-modal artworks and tactile displays. From handcrafted immune cells made […]