Category: Werribee

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An unforgettable first camp adventure

Pictured: Darcy enjoying the view from the houseboat. Camps offer a perfect opportunity to explore and create unforgettable moments. Gateways’ most recent camp was in picturesque Nagambie on the Goulburn Valley, where Darcy experienced more than...

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Safeguarding the quality of care of our participants

In light of the recent Four Corners program, “Careless: How the NDIS fails to protect our most vulnerable,” and the abhorrent treatment of the individuals featured in the program, Gateways Support Services would like to...

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Creating a World of Opportunities with People with Disabilities

Gateways Support Services is excited to welcome Rohan Braddy as its new Chief Executive Officer. Rohan is a well-known figure in the disability sector and brings with him years of experience. Rohan is a respected...

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Gateways Announces New CEO

Gateways Support Services is delighted to announce the appointment of Rohan Braddy as Chief Executive Officer. A highly experienced CEO, he joins Gateways after many years at the helm of Mambourin Enterprises. Gateways Chair Keith...

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Therapy playgroup a confidence booster for families of children with autism

Kate had all but given up on mainstream playgroups for her youngest son, Archie, when she learned about Gateways Early Intervention Therapy Playgroup. ‘I’d had such bad experiences with typical playgroups because they made me...

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Seasoned Gateways Interchange Host Program Volunteer urges others to get involved

Seeking support for her own family led Nicky to open her heart and home to other families in need. That was eight years ago and now the Sunshine woman is urging others to consider volunteering...

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Self-care for parents of kids with a disability

Emergency protocols stress the need to take care of ourselves before attempting to help others. But this critically important piece of advice is often overlooked by parents of children with special needs. For all parents,...

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Fiction With Friends building social links for kids during pandemic restrictions

Amid the unpredictability of COVID-19 a creative new program is helping kids with developmental disabilities build social skills and confidence from the comfort of their homes. With lockdown measures in place, Gateways Support Services Occupational Therapist, Ben and his team were brainstorming ideas to continue to engage kids in group...

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Support worker an angel as family manages isolation and home learning

From cooking and exercise to remote learning support, Hoppers Crossing siblings Michael, Taylor and Louise regard their Gateways Support Services support worker as an angel.  The trio’s mother, Bev, says her children, who all have autism and learning...

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Bright Sparks building social skills through small group play in term 3

Play is an important part of a child’s development; but it doesn’t come easily to everyone.   Tarneit mother of three, Liane, says her children, Kye, 9, and 6-year-old twins Lyla and Ayva, all struggle with high anxiety and social skills.   So when...

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