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Autism misconceptions: myths vs facts

Wednesday, 3 April 2024
It is estimated that one in thirty-six children have autism spectrum disorder, and yet there is a concerningly large amount of misinformation and misunderstanding that surrounds the subject. For some, it’s become a term to...

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Trust and the NDIS

Monday, 26 March 2018
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...

Cruising for charity

Friday, 23 March 2018
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...

Our CEO puts homelessness on the agenda

Friday, 23 March 2018
This June, 290 CEOs from organisations across Australia will be sleeping under the stars to raise awareness and vital funds for the many Australians who...

AccessAbility Day 2017

Friday, 23 March 2018
We were proud to participate in AccessAbility Day, a new Australian Government initiative connecting employers and people with disability. This pilot project took place in December...

Film fundraiser success for Bundaberg Special School

Friday, 23 March 2018
Our Bundaberg office hosted a film fundraiser event at Moncrieff Entertainment Centre last week, to raise funds for Bundaberg Special School. Guests were treated to refreshments upon arrival...

Time to celebrate our 2017 graduates

Friday, 23 March 2018
EPIC Education Assist has much to celebrate, with two graduation ceremonies held in the past weeks for students who have completed their qualifications. School Attending...

Horticulture trainees at home on the farm

Friday, 23 March 2018
Over the past year, Second Nature Organics in Narangba, affectionately known as ‘The Farm,’ have welcomed a number of valuable team members, all of whom...

Disability is not an excuse for bad behaviour

Friday, 23 March 2018
Don Burke blaming Asperger’s syndrome as his excuse for his behaviour is just that. An excuse. TV personality Burke recently appeared on national television claiming...

Suicide in Australia: how you can help

Friday, 23 March 2018
Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australians aged between 15 and 44 (ABS, Causes of Death, 2015). Latest studies show that these statistics...

Love them and let them go

Friday, 23 March 2018
A recent screening of ABC’s Australian Story featured the captivating tale of a couple who decided to take an unorthodox approach to challenging their son’s...

EPIC does school holidays differently

Friday, 23 March 2018
During the June school holiday period, EPIC Assist initiated our second school holiday intensive training sessions.  These sessions are designed to assist our school trainees...

How disability confident is your workplace?

Friday, 23 March 2018
The Disability Confidence Survey Report reflects a positive shift in disability awareness levels among small to medium enterprises, but concerns remain that this increased awareness is not...

EPIC sponsors Wallaroos Rugby League Club

Friday, 23 March 2018
EPIC Assist (EPIC) is proud to continue our sponsorship of the Under 13s Wallaroos Rugby League Club, an important fixture in the Maryborough community. At EPIC, we’re...

EPIC collaborates with Orange Sky

Friday, 23 March 2018
Just over two years ago, a couple of Brisbane mates had an idea to start a charity. It was a simple concept. Throw a washer...

EPIC opens doors to new Logan office

Friday, 23 March 2018
Having opened the doors to a new office in Logan last week, EPIC Assist (EPIC) are more than OK with being ‘the new kids on...

Supporting our local communities in 2016

Friday, 23 March 2018
EPIC Assist (EPIC) has a proud tradition of giving back to local communities. Inclusive communities enable meaningful participation for people with disability, whether in employment,...

Why Mental Health Week is important

Thursday, 22 March 2018
In any given year 20% of the population is experiencing mental health issues, 45% in their lifetime. Mental Health Week (5-13 October 2019) is the...