Leanne Healey shares her thoughts on the role of occupational therapists in disability

Leanne Healey shares her thoughts on the role of occupational therapists in disability

February 1, 2019

Leanne Healey, Everyday Independence founder and director, has shared her thoughts on the role of occupational therapy in supporting people living with a disability and highlighted the importance of person centred practice in all we do in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald this weekend. We’re thrilled that as the inaugural winner of the OT …

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Ryan’s ride

Ryan’s ride

Ryan was not enjoying the 45-minute bus ride to and from school each day – it was causing him and his family a considerable amount of stress. Lucy, Ryan’s Everyday Independence Occupational Therapist supported Ryan and his family to put in a request to NDIA for a tandem bike so that he and his dad …

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Q & A with Grace Handshaker, Speech Pathologist at Everyday Independence

Q & A with Grace Handshaker, Speech Pathologist at Everyday Independence

February 1, 2019

Grace Handshaker graduated from the University of Newcastle and has joined the Everyday Independence Western Sydney team. Grace believes spending some quality time getting to know her participants and families is important. She enjoys finding out about her participants dreams and goals which they may never have had the opportunity to put in words before. …

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Everyday Independence features in the NDIS provider newsletter

Everyday Independence features in the NDIS provider newsletter

January 29, 2019

Here at Everyday Independence we are pretty excited to feature in the NDIS provider newsletter this month. Leanne’s OT of the Year award has given her a wonderful platform to talk about her passion for a social model of disability and focusing on people with disability being the experts in their own lives. You can …

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Team member awards and recognition

Team member awards and recognition

February 1, 2019

At the end of last year, the 2018 Everyday Independence Excellence Awards were awarded to team members who had gone over and above in their work at Everyday Independence. The Awards are peer nominated and acknowledge the achievements of our team members. Each nomination, provided evidence in three or more of the following areas: Outstanding …

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Thank you for your support in 2018

Thank you for your support in 2018

December 19, 2018

Thank you As we reach the end of 2018, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support this year which has assisted us in the provision of therapy to over 8,000 participants, supporting them to live to their full potential and enjoy an everyday life. It’s been an exciting 2018… We’ve …

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