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  • 26Mar

    What Causes Epileptic Seizures?

    What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a neurological disorder (not a mental illness) and is often characterised by spontaneous or recurrent seizures. However, through medication and self-management of the condition, the chance of experiencing seizures can be significantly reduced.   Does it start in childhood? Although epilepsy is more likely to be diagnosed in childhood, there is no specific age range when it can first occur. It can also occur later in life, in teen years, adulthood or senior years regardless of gender or ethnicity.

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  • 23Mar

    NSWALC and Olympus Solutions join forces to secure Aboriginal jobs

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  • 22Mar

    5 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask About Autism

    To break down some stereotypes about autism, we spoke to one of our staff members, Jakob who shares his personal experiences with us and answers some questions that you may have otherwise never had the chance to ask. Jakob has become an advocate of autism and openly talks about it in an effort to educate and inform people.

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  • 21Feb

    Strong DES Star ratings

    The December 2017 Disability Employment Service (DES) Star Ratings were released by the Department of Social Services on Friday the 16th of February.

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  • 08Feb

    Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) Introductory Workshop

    This workshop provides participants with an understanding of the theory and practice related to PODD communication. PODD assists people with complex communication needs to learn language and communicate.

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  • 22Jan

    Social Skills Group Workshops

    This program will improve participant’s social skills through easy, practical learning styles tailored for those aged 14 – 35 with high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or social communication difficulties. It is a six week program that runs every Thursday.

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  • 22Jan

    WorkReady Open Days 2018

    Our WorReady Open Day is your chance to experience some of our activities and programs, take a tour, meet some participants and make some friends. With eight upcoming events, we invite you to come along to an Open Day at one of our local offices.

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  • 20Dec

    Christmas Can Get Stressful – some tips for a positive festive season.

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  • 12Dec

    Toyota Speeds Up the Future with its Mobility Campaign

    Toyota has launched a new campaign ‘Start Your Impossible’ that gives us a glimpse into some of their new mobility technology as part of their global Olympics sponsorship.

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  • 09Dec

    2017 NAIDOC Awards Night

    The 2017 NAIDOC Awards Night celebrates the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members, workers and organisations.

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  • 06Dec

    Kempsey Regional Support Integrates with Ability Options

    Leading National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider Ability Options has announced Kempsey Regional Support (KRS) has integrated with its organisation.

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  • 24Nov

    Stand up, speak out, and act on White Ribbon Day

    White Ribbon Day, Friday 25 November is a national day for the prevention of violence against women.

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  • 23Nov

    Ability Options reaches for the Stars!

    With the release of the September 2016 Disability Employment Services (DES) star ratings, Ability Options continue to achieve fantastic results through our great service to employers and jobseekers.

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  • 10Nov

    Ability Options ranked #1 jobactive provider in Northern Sydney and Central Coast

    As a member of Olympus Solutions, Ability Options Employment continues to deliver outstanding outcomes for both employers and jobseekers – ranking first among jobactive providers in Northern Sydney and Central Coast.

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  • 22Oct

    Sydney Reinvent Your Career Expo 2016

    The Sydney Reinvent Your Career Expo is an opportunity for career seekers to meet potential employers, educators and trainers in person in order to either upgrade, re-skill, re-enter the workforce or totally reinvent their careers.

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  • 21Oct

    Celebrating Helen Cook - Mother, Carer

    Helen Cook is the mother of two teenage sons – Ben 17 and Jordan 16.  Helen has been the sole carer for her family for the last thirteen years.

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  • 19Oct

    Nambucca Valley disAbility Services Integrates with Ability Options

    Leading Disability Service Provider Ability Options announced that Nambucca Valley disAbility Services (NVdS) has integrated with their organisation.

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  • 22Sep

    School Leaver Employment Supports Open Days

    You’re invited to an Open Day aimed at Year 12 school students with disability needing assistance to prepare for employment.

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  • 22Sep

    School Leaver Employment Supports Open Days

    You’re invited to an Open Day aimed at school students and school leavers with disability and a NDIS plan needing assistance to prepare for employment. This event gives you the opportunity to experience activities available through Ability Options Transition to Work program as well as take part in a session designed to help you to be your best for that dream job.

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  • 02Sep

    Transition to Work Taster Day 4

    Take a tour of the facilities including our training rooms, newly installed commercial kitchen, as well as a trip to the vegetable gardens we tend to at the Shalvey Community Centre.

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