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Specialised ASD learning programs commence in 2017

9th February 2017

 About the new specialised programs What are these new programs? The new programs will be in mainstream primary and secondary schools to cater for the specific needs of students from Kindergarten to Year 12 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The programs are for students at significant risk of disengagement, underachievement and/or who exhibit very complex and challenging behaviours. The programs will target age appropriate academic engagement and achievement. Students will …

Survey: Accessible Temporary Toilets in Western Australia

1st February 2017

Accessible Temporary Toilets in Western Australia The WA Department of Health is seeking feedback to understand if the current design and construction of accessible temporary toilets available in WA are meeting the needs of individuals. To provide your input, please complete the Accessible Temporary Toilets in WA survey. The survey is open until March 2017. The responses to this survey will help inform Western Australian regulation relating to Accessible Temporary …

E-news: VIP merger | WA NDIS Answers | Annual Report online | more

23rd December 2016

Best wishes for the New Year from Rocky Bay. In this edition: VIP merges with Rocky Bay WA adopts state-based NDIS 2015-16 Annual Report Pilot project for autism featured on Today Tonight Rocky Bay Cockburn extension NDIS success for Bruce How fundraising helped in 2016 Read our end of year highlights

Rocky Bay Merger

20th December 2016

In November 2016, Valued Independent People merged with Rocky Bay to provide high quality, individualised services to people living with disability across Western Australia. VIP has a proud history, having been in operation for 24 years. However, with the new pricing structure being introduced by the DSC and NDIS, smaller operations will struggle to remain viable. Our priority, together, is to make sure that people living with disability in WA can …

Baling Street Cockburn Construction

16th December 2016

Our Cockburn office is set to expand next year to double the therapy capacity and deliver much-needed new programs in rehabilitation, advanced technology and specialist children’s therapies. Building has commenced at the property next door to our existing premises at 11 Baling Street, Cockburn Central.    
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