18 January 2017

In many ways, Michael Gray is your typical 21 year old guy. He loves music, socialising and gaming, and he can pull some smooth moves on the dancefloor. However, he also lives with two disabilities: Autism and ADHD. Michael is conscious that sometimes his disability causes him to say things without thinking. “Sometimes my disability… Read more »

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23 May 2016

We already know we have the best staff going around, but it is a delight when other people notice too! We were contacted by Library Officer Fiona Millar from the City of Gosnells, who had this to say about Community Facilitator, Jo Van Dyk. I am a library officer at The Knowledge Centre, where Keenan comes in each… Read more »

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1 April 2016

Positive Behaviour Support and Restrictive Practices – a personal perspective of working in Queensland and WA Christopher Stuhmcke, Operations Manager for Interchange, shares his personal perspective and comparisons of the differences between working within the Disability Services Sector in Queensland, which has a legislated Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) framework, and Western Australia, which has not… Read more »

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24 February 2016

Interchange Mandurah customer Nadine has just started work experience at the Mandurah Recreation & Acquatic Centre, where she is undertaking poolside training with the lifeguards. She will spend the next few months working towards her Bronze Medallion and her First Aid certificate. Nadine hopes to become qualified and work ready later this year, so that she… Read more »

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