17 year old Julian has a weekend job working at the Nunawading Basketball Stadium canteen, and was recently invited to speak at a national event in Melbourne. The event was celebrating 1000 young people with disability finding jobs through Ticket to Work, and Julian was delighted to share his … Read more about Julian shares job success with crowd at national event
Aside from headline-grabbing articles about the sustainability and costs of the NDIS lies a lesser-discussed element of the scheme, providing important insight into the hearts and minds of the individuals and families directly affected by the NDIS. For this group, the NDIS has not … Read more about Trust and the NDIS
Everyone knows that sleep is important. But what happens to our mental health without it? Sleep and mental health Sleep plays a large role on our mental wellbeing and daily functioning. However inadequate sleep is quite common, affecting 33-45% of Australian adults. When it comes to the … Read more about Sleep your way to better mental health
You can become your own mental health supporter by taking steps towards a healthy lifestyle. In conjunction with your treatment options, incorporating healthy lifestyle changes into day-to-day life can help you form positive relationships and better manage and cope with life’s … Read more about Lifestyle factors to improve mental health
It’s natural to experience mood changes throughout life, depending on what’s happening in your day and in your life. Highs and lows are to be expected, but some people have extreme mood swings which significantly impact their ability to function day-to-day. If a person is experiencing ongoing … Read more about Understanding Bipolar Disorder
We are delighted to announce that ANZ has come on board as a corporate sponsor for this year’s EPIC TestAbility Academy(ETA). A 12-week IT and software testing program for people on the autism spectrum, ETA is designed to arm participants with the skills and experience needed to boost their future … Read more about EPIC TestAbility Academy back for a second year!
The end of high school can be a daunting time in a young person’s life, but for three EPIC school based trainees, the future is looking bright. Blake, Jake and Keely all finished school based traineeships with us last year, and are now looking excitedly forward to advancing their careers. “The … Read more about Future full of promise for school leavers
Storm clouds and rain did little to dampen the crowd’s spirits for the annual joint Charity Cruise of the XR6 & XR8 Club of Queensland and Queensland Commodores Club last Sunday. While enjoying a stellar day driving and socialising, generous club members also dug deep to contribute to EPIC … Read more about Cruising for charity