As a relatively small disability service provider, run by and for people with disabilities, QSSS has often struggled to cut through to our target demographic using traditional advertising and marketing. The major publications and other media we would like to advertise in are unfortunately owned by our direct competition, who obviously aren’t terribly keen on assisting us take some of their business. Continue reading
Ed note: Tania is the administration officer for QSSS, and this is her NDIS transition advice for people with physical disabilities:
I have spinal cord injury and I transitioned to the NDIS in December 2016 and I fully self-manage. I live in Charters Towers.
Got some strong feelings on housing design and accessible housing in Australia?
Well, have we (or ANUHD) got a survey for you!
Check it out at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ANUHD
We’ve corrected this announcement to have UK spelling (“liveable,” not “livable”) and included the original stock photo, simply because it’s so adorably generic.
For people already living with a disability, PBF Australia may at first glance seem like “closing the gate after the horses have bolted”. However, there is much more to it than meets the eye, and it’s only after incurring a catastrophic injury, like a spinal cord injury, that people may truly appreciate the value of having a membership like PBF’s.
The Assistive Technology Queensland Conference and Exhibition is being held on 9th & 10th November at the Royal International Convention Centre, Bowen Hills.
It’s time to update your address books, as QSSS has a new post office box address and a new land-line number.
Spinal Home Help have put out an excellent two-part series of articles about choice, control and self determination with the NDIS.
While the NDIS is still a year away from its official roll-out in Brisbane, time certainly flies and thoughtful pieces like this may help guide the planning process.
White Ridge Farm, on Brisbane’s north-side, may be an easy, accessible way to get in touch with nature for the young and young-at-heart. All that “paddock to the plate” stuff without the crush of the Brisbane Ekka. Continue reading
Quickie is the proud new sponsor of the Wheelchair Grand Prix – coming to Queensland for the first time in 2017!
That probably sounds like a riddle but we’re talking about a new type of “rowable” ergonomic wheelchair wheels that propel you forwards by pulling backwards on the handrims. Continue reading