Yearly Archive: 2016

Free ‘Understanding Autism’ seminar supports families

Today more than 40 Geelong parents, carers, grandparents and other family members joined us at our free ‘Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder’ seminar to learn more to help them better support a person with autism spectrum...
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Looking for a Coleraine/Merino carer 

We are currently inviting expressions of interest for our RAPT (respite and part time) program from ‘community minded’ people who can provide regular respite to two local teenagers with a disability, while their family has a...
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Meet our newest volunteer!

This week is National Volunteer Week, an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Over the weekend we shared the story of Lyn, one of our longest serving Interchange host program volunteers, so today we thought we’d introduce Ben, one of our newest volunteers who has...
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Wishing everyone a happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the amazing mums (and carers) out there! We’re lucky to have some wonderful mums in our Gateways family. Like Gail, one of our Complex Support Coordinators and Autism trainer. Gail has...
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Extra special Mother’s Day present for an extra special Mum!

As well as celebrating Mother’s Day this Sunday, National Volunteer Week begins on Monday 9 May until 15 May 2016. With both of these very important dates upon us, we wanted to take the opportunity...
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Mother’s Day competition winner

This Sunday is Mother’s Day and thanks to our community partners the Geelong Cats and Westfield, one mum is getting an extra special treat this year! We know that being a mum to a child with...
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2016/2017 Entertainment books available now

With Mother’s Day almost here, if you still haven’t got your present sorted, then why not give her an Entertainment Book and make her feel special all year round! There are lots of vouchers for...
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Geelong Cats fan’s dream comes true!

Tonight’s Geelong Cats game is going to be extra special for one of our Gateways families. During our recent footy clinic which we held to celebrate Autism awareness month, one of the parents Samantha, told the Cats...
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Lego Mates therapy playgroup helping children with additional needs

Lego has long been one of the most popular children’s toys for generations. It can be found in the toy boxes of most households across Australia, and many parents enjoy reliving their childhood by sitting...
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Gateways join in Autism Walk Geelong 2016 celebration

Gateways staff and clients were among the thousands of people who joined in the 5th annual Autism Walk Geelong, held at Eastern Beach earlier this month. The walk which is held each April as part...
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