There is always something happening in the Victorian, or wider, SCI community and our aim is to keep you up to date. If you happen to know of an event that is of value to the community, please get in touch with us so that we could share it with the community.
The November Shepparton SCI Regional Network meeting was a social BBQ hosted by group member, Peter, in Rochester. The meeting had no set agenda, so it was an opportunity for Peter to showcase some fantastic toys and equipment; which included demonstrating his ParaGolfer - an all-terrain wheelchair that places the user in an upright position to allow for a more conventional golf swing.Read More »
The Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) had their final meeting for 2017 on November 9. Guest speaker, Gill Hilton presented on her recently completed PhD research: Employment Post-Spinal Cord Injury. Many from the group already knew Gill as a Senior Occupational Therapist with Austin Health’s Victorian Spinal Cord Service (SCIS) and so enjoyed the opportunity to reconnect with her.Read More »
The October Geelong SCI Regional Network meeting focused on accessible holidays and travel, and featured Bill Forrester from Travability - a licensed travel agency dedicated to inclusive tourism through education, advocacy and information about the world’s most popular travel destinations. Bill has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to anything related to accessible travel so the group was enthusiastic to hear from him!Read More »