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Bring your senses to life in our Sensory Room

16th February 2015

Sensory Room now available for hire in Mosman Park. Rocky Bay’s state of the art sensory room is designed to increase sensory stimulation, enabling people with disability to interact with and control their environment in a gentle and relaxing way. The sensory room also provides: A new and different place to spend time, encouraging activity and allowing visitors the opportunity to explore the environment Non-directive activities that help communication An …

It Takes Two to Talk – speech programs for parents

16th February 2015

From April to July 2014, Speech Pathologists in Rocky Bay’s Therapy and Professional Services ran the Hanen ‘It Takes Two To Talk’ parent training group. The ‘It Takes Two to Talk Program’ teaches parents step-by-step how to become their child’s most important language teacher. The program’s objectives are parent education, early language intervention and social support. The role of the speech pathologist in these sessions is to be a facilitator …

Volunteer recognition for Helen’s contribution to Rocky Bay

13th February 2015

In October 2014, Rocky Bay volunteer Helen McLarty was recognised by Town of Mosman Park for her invaluable contribution to Rocky Bay. At a presentation held on Friday, 17th October and attended by Helen’s mother Jane and daughter Sally, (pictured above) Mayor Ron Norris presented Helen with Long-Serving Volunteer Recognition award at the Volunteer of the Year awards. Rocky Bay would like to thank Helen for her commitment to volunteering in …

900 games and counting

5th February 2015

WESA’s longest playing member, Joel started playing Electric Wheelchair Sports at Rocky Bay 23 years ago when he was ten years old. He recently celebrated his 900th official game – the most played by any WESA player. That doesn’t include the 200-300 games played before record keeping began. Like many of his fellow players, Joel lives with muscular dystrophy and has shown huge determination and dedication to compete each week, …

Technology for Living – register your interest

6th January 2015

We are looking for people aged 14-65 living with disability to participate in the Technology for Living project throughout 2015/16. The aim of the project is to improve the independence and participation of people with disability in daily activities. A specific focus of this project will be on the use of environmental control devices and monitoring/alerting technologies, such as the devices used by Rocky Bay clients Dylan and Jakob. We …
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