World Autism Awareness Day

29 March 2018 World Autism Awareness Day 2018 – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall World Autism Day is observed each year on 2nd April. The aim of the day is to bring individual organisations assisting people with Autism Spectrum Disorder from around the world together to aid in research, diagnosis, treatment and generating overall…

The Positive Benefits of Swimming and Aquatic Activities

23 March 2018 The Positive Benefits of Swimming and Aquatic Activities – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Swimming and aquatic activities are very popular recreational activities for many Australians. As well as being incredibly fun, they offer abundant positive health benefits. At Interchange Australia we are proud to support our clients participating in swimming and aquatic…

World Down Syndrome Day

21 March 2018 World Down Syndrome Day – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Julie Doran The first World Down Syndrome Day was held in 2006 and has been celebrated on 21st March each year since. The date is not coincidental but chosen specifically to correspond with Trisomy 21. The term trisomy is used to describe the…

Supporting You to Live the Life You Want

16 March 2018 Supporting you to live the life you want – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy If your government subsidised services can’t provide the amount of service you need or if they don’t provide the services you want then private care might be the answer. Avec Care, a division of Interchange Australia, can…

The ASDESI Carers’ Network

14 March 2018 The ASDESI Carers’ Network – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Initiated by the Kollege of Knowledge Kommittee for Kids (KKKK), the ASDESI Program (Autism Spectrum Disorder Education Support and Information) is an Interchange Australia program providing support services to children and young people (up to 18 years) with Autism Spectrum Disorder…

Marc: Living His Life To The Fullest

9 March 2018 Marc: Enjoying His Life With Interchange Australia – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Debra Burford Marc is a loving young man who has a quiet, gentle and kind disposition. He understands people in a way few can as he is a great observer and listener. Marc is also bilingual, he can speak and…

Accessibility

7 March 2018 Accessibility – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Suzanne Eustace We all experience some degree of limitation with regards to our mobility at some stage our lives. It can be as simple as a broken limb, surgery, or back ache that requires us to use crutches, a walking stick or even a wheelchair. We…