Relationships

Bradley helping new video gaming business to build its brand

Relationship is 'a win-win' for employee and employer By Lisa Bailey Bradley describes himself as “a hard worker” who enjoys gaming and movies, and is “very organized” and “can help...

Board members bring range of experience and skills to posAbilities

Initiatives present innovative pathways to inclusion By Lisa Bailey As they prepared for posAbilities annual general meeting this week, Tanice Miller and Linda Eaves agree that fellow members of the...

The friendships that Columbia and Oxford houses build

Barbecue brings together individuals supported and staff By Lisa Bailey Individuals supported by Columbia and Oxford houses, as well as team members who work with them, recently got together in...

Sharing resources can enhance staff relationships and programming, librarian says

Newly-opened centre looking for a name By Lisa Bailey PosAbilities staff can now find every resource to support their programs in one place. [click the title...

Positive approach is pathway to success, senior support worker says

Rapport builds to reveal a love for life By Lisa Bailey A positive approach marks the pathway to a successful relationship, says senior support worker Jonny.It’s the most important guidance...

Chris Alex is ‘a typical guy like me,’ residential care worker says

Determination and drive revealed in sports and work endeavours By Lisa Bailey Reflecting on a relationship with Chris Alex that has spanned approximately 16 years, Chris Giles says he is “a...

Shared disposition cements relationship

Program director says peer is ‘like a beacon’ for inclusion By Lisa Bailey A shared disposition to “see the beauty in every opportunity and in every person” forms part of the...

Group provides safe, social outlet for people who are gay, lesbian

Colin encourages others to ‘break through the isolation’ By Natalie Hamilton Colin knows being gay and having a developmental disability can be isolating, and he’s hoping to help others in his...

Life skills worker forges healthy path to strong relationships

Benefits of physical fitness extend into life By Lisa Bailey Healthy body, healthy mind, healthy relationships. [click the title to read the full...

Best friends of 19 years driven to succeed

Common interest in physical activity and sport plants goal-setting seed By Lisa Bailey For a few times a week every week for 19 years, one-on-one life skills worker Mark Walser and...

Hemant Kulkarni test-drives Triple-P technique at home, reaps benefits

Training program ‘a great how-to manual for any parent’ By Natalie Hamilton By providing his six-month-old with frequent, short bursts of encouragement, Hemant Kulkarni happily observed his daughter play independently in...

Finding your voice through storytelling

posAbilities co-sponsors storytelling workshops led by renowned motivational humourist By Kristian Partington When he “found his voice” he says he found his calling and today he travels the world enriching lives...

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