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This year, we collated recipes from all over Ability Options. There isn’t one more appreciated cultural export than food and we’re thrilled to share and celebrate our cultures and diversity through our different cuisines. Harmony Week and Harmony Day bring together Australians from all different backgrounds. At Ability Options, we…READ MORE
International Wheelchair Day is a celebration of the wheelchair. Wheelchairs give freedom to those who use them every day. The day is also a chance to consider taking positive action towards a more inclusive and accessible world. This week, we heard from Marketing Assistant – Shannon, a valued member of…READ MORE
International Women’s Day (IWD) is not only a conversation around what is happening right now, and a chance to contemplate how things can change in the future, it’s a celebration of the achievements of women. At Ability Options, we strive to support and accommodate both employees in their jobs, and…READ MORE
Identifying your goals and building a plan for how to reach them through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is not always as easy as it sounds. Sometimes, you need help to understand your plan and to connect with the NDIS services that are right for you and your circumstances.…READ MORE
Disability employment services, also known as DES, provide choice and flexibility for people with a disability who are looking for a job. DES can be large organisations or small providers. They may be for-profit companies or for-purpose groups, or a partnership of organisations. DES providers are organisations that help people…READ MORE
Supported Independent Living and the NDIS You might consider Supported Independent Living when you would like to access help to develop skills that will increase your independence, while living in the community. Under Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (the NDIS), Supported Independent Living is generally available to people who require…READ MORE
It’s the time of year where people will be setting expectations for a joyful Christmas, and planning time to connect with family and friends. However, for many, the festive season can also highlight financial issues, family conflict, loneliness and increase stress for people with anxiety and depression. Some people might…READ MORE
There are many different types of supports a participant can purchase through NDIS funding. They all aim to increase independence and inclusion in social and economic participation. We get asked a lot of questions about NDIS Plans and two of the big questions are, what can I do with the…READ MORE
Creating a great work culture leads to increased productivity and satisfaction amongst employees. As an employer, you can create a more positive work culture by motivating and encouraging your employees within their roles. Recognising their contributions and celebrating their talents will help you progress towards a working environment where employees…READ MORE
If you feel that you are struggling with emotional difficulties, life challenges, and mental health concerns, then counselling can benefit you. It may take some time to decide whether you are ready for counselling. Often people will wait and see if time, lifestyle changes, or the support of friends and…READ MORE
Ability Options would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.