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Peer Groups and Individual Peer Support

We are still here for you during the coronavirus pandemic physical distancing period. We have a great support team ready to take your calls or link up with you via video conferencing. Once the current restrictions ease, we can meet you face to face in your home, a local café or anywhere that suits you best.

If you are interested in joining a peer group, or taking part in individual peer support, please contact us or register your interest using the form below.

Individual Peer Support

We offer one-on-one peer support to people with physical disability and to parents of children or young people with disability. Our team have a wealth of knowledge with personal experience in the disability space.

Topics and areas of support can include:

  • Information and a better understanding of any aspect of the NDIS
  • Self-advocacy, assertiveness, and your rights or the rights of your child
  • Resilience during and beyond the coronavirus pandemic
  • Enhancing independence
  • Relationships
  • Adapting to change
  • Practical living skills
  • Travel accessibility (local, interstate and overseas)
  • Accessing your community and activities.

Peer Groups

We currently operate several peer-led groups and are in the process of building two new groups. Peer groups are a collective environment encouraging people with disability to share stories and learn from others in a similar situation in a place that is safe and free from judgement.

Meeting monthly in an accessible location, including online options, peer groups are led by skilled facilitators with personal experience of disability. They support the group in topics of interest (see above), achieving personal goals and social outings on occasions. A group setting also allows for guest speakers and presenters on topics which are relevant to the NDIS outcomes and outcomes determined by the group members.

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