Category: Other News

Supporting Children with Additional Needs to Transition from Primary to Secondary School

The information provided in this program is created by our Adolescent Speech Pathologist and Occupational Therapist.  The primary aim  is to assist families during this big change, making the move to high school as stress...
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Information Session – How Centrelink Supports Carers

The Centrelink Community Liaison Officer’s role includes; helping you to have an accurate understanding of entitlement and obligations; and connecting you with services and supports. The Community Liaison Officer will not be able to address...
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New CEO for Gateways Support Services

Under Rosemary Malone’s leadership over the last 16 years, Gateways has focussed on assisting people with disabilities, and steadily growing its range of services across Western Victoria and Western Melbourne. Some of the highlights of...
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It Began with a Passion

“The staff make it my responsibility to focus on 2 or 3 kids.  I get to know them, help them and keep an eye on them”, Melissa said. In the Easter holidays Melissa put her...
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Lego Mates Returns to Werribee in July

Lego Mates is a small group therapy program based on the LEGO therapy model, play therapy and social thinking models to promote children’s social interaction and learning.    Lego Mates allows children to practise joint...
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New Wheels Drive New Opportunities

Enjoying community activities is something many of us take for granted, but for people with a disability and high support needs, just getting out can be a challenge.  This barrier is being tackled with the...
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Comedy Festival Fun

Comedian Tommy Little took time after his his stand up comedy show to mingle with the crowd, which included a chat with Phillip and Fiona who attended the show as part of Gateways Western Melbourne’s...
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Duke’s School Holidays

Duke’s been soaking up the sounds and sights of Melbourne, catching a train into the City, morning tea at the Arts Centre, watching people skateboarding, having lunch at the Alexandra Gardens along with lots more...
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Cats All Abilities Clinic 2019

The Cats provided another fun and inclusive event for children with disabilities, their siblings and parents to enjoy together.   On the day families also got to explore and make use of the new quiet room,...
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Geelong Walks for Autism

In 2003, Sue’s 2nd child Cooper (now 18) was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and this is the day Sue describes as when “autism became part of her family.”   A new diagnosis of autism undoubtedly...
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