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Mikaela’s independence grows

29th June 2018

Since joining Rocky Bay’s community transition program one year ago, Mikaela has impressed the team with the progress she has made with her development and career goals. Mikaela recently started volunteering independently at Buggles Childcare in Butler, attending her first unsupported shift last month, and has proven to be a valuable member of the Buggles team! Her mentor, Kym, spent many months working with Mikaela to build a resume, cover …

Navigating urban spaces

28th June 2018

Curtin University is seeking participants for their research on how people with disability use mobile phones to navigate urban spaces. If you live with a vision impairment, a hearing impairment, are a wheelchair user or live with an intellectual disability and use smartphone, you’re invited to Curtin’s focus group discussion on your experiences. The group can be run online in a closed discussion space or it can be conducted in …

Artwork for sale

28th June 2018

Our talented customers have been busy creating beautiful paintings, mosaics, sculptures and pottery pieces, all of which are for sale at the Studio at Rocky Bay in Mosman Park! All proceeds from sales will go back to the Studio to fund art supplies for our customers so they can continue learning and creating. All are welcome to drop into the Studio at our Mosman Park office at 60 McCabe Street …

NDIS transfer and transition update

28th June 2018

The NDIS have released transition and transfer dates for Western Australia. Customers transitioning to the NDIS are people who do not have a WA NDIS plan and currently receive specialist services from the WA Government or Commonwealth programs. For customers already receiving support from the WA NDIS, the transfer date to the national NDIS will be based on your location.   Transition to the NDIS Transition to the NDIS will …

Malcolm teaches life lesson

28th June 2018

Rocky Bay customer, Malcom Burgess, has achieved his long-term goal of presenting to students about the consequences of drunk driving. A resident at Rocky Bay for 25 years, Malcolm secured a regular guest speaker spot at Scotch College in Swanbourne, talking to Year 10 students about his personal experience as part of the college’s community service program ‘Making a Difference’. Malcolm was involved in a drunk driving accident in Carnarvon …
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