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We want to share some of the ways our PossABLE Advocates have supported, changed lives and advocated for people with disability. This is *Emily's story.

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Move over maple syrup, we have enticing pancake toppings for you to try along with a simple recipe for pancakes.

There are so many services funded under the National Disability Insurance Scheme that it can be hard to keep track. One important, and unique support comes under the title: Recovery Coaching. 

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We can all benefit from a few kind reminders about the balance of working from home during times of uncertainty. A balanced diet, regular exercise and sleeping well are essential for a good equilibrium for your head, heart, and body. It can be easy to fall into not-so-good routines and sometimes forget to find joy in little moments. We write about practices that are good and wholesome for quality of life when you work from home.

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You may have new questions about your tax this year. Job Keeper, Jobseeker, and Early release of superannuation are for consideration. Perhaps you are new to the NDIS and wondering what your obligations are. We bring together tax information from the Australian Taxation Office.

'The Best Summer Ever' a musical providing the beginning of unapologetic Disability Representation in Hollywood. Produced by Will Halby, this musical is the first to cast people with disabilities and the first SAG-registered film in which the majority of the cast and crew are disabled.

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I am unashamedly an avid reader. My son is not. He is very reward-driven though. I hadn't heard of the MS readathon for years, and in an attempt to get him to read, I went searching. Yes it still exists!  And if you are under COVID-19 stay-at-home rules, now is a great time to pick up the books for an incredible cause! Let's hope you start a great habit for your children too.

Being able to get around confidently is a huge part of feeling independent. For those with a disability, learning how to navigate travel may seem daunting. Not to worry, to use public transport easily there are many things you will need to know, but there may be allocated funds for Improved Daily Living which can help. 

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Skills for life - As children grow into adults, they need to learn skills to navigate our world. Starting early gives them the best chance to learn and practice these skills before they are fully independent.

This article is about the skills they, with help, aim to develop before they leave home. Whether you are a parent, friend or support person of a person with disability, you can support them to develop life skills. We include a list of suggested skills to consider.

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The way the NDIS is processing participant reimbursements is changing for plan-managed participants. Your plan managers and support network should be aware of this change.