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There is always something happening in the Victorian, or wider, SCI community. We aim to keep everyone up to date. If you have any news that would be of value to the community that you'd like to share, please contact us.

Staff profile: Sibel Toremis, NDIS Support Coordinator
4 February, 2019

After more than six years at AQA, Sibel takes on her biggest challenge yet in helping participants build their capacity to thrive under the NDIS.

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AQA is on the move!
23 August, 2018

AQA is looking forward to moving further down Heidelberg Road at the end of 2018 - into a space that will allow us to continue grow our diverse supports and services. Watch this space!

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Naz Erdem, Emerging Leader at the Victorian Disability Awards
20 August, 2018

Spire Team Leader, Naz Erdem was recently awarded the Emerging Leader Award at the 2018 Victorian Disability Awards. The Victorian Disability Awards celebrates individuals, teams, businesses and organisations that make outstanding contributions to empowering people with a disability and creating an inclusive and supportive community.

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From Peer-Support to Peer Mentoring to Peer Coaching
24 July, 2018

Peer support is a powerful tool. Building on this, Spire is extending from general peer support and peer mentoring to peer coaching. This will allow us to continue to connect people in the SCI community with someone who has faced similar challenges, and worked through them to successful outcomes, with whom one can build a comfortable and trusted coaching relationship, to help set and move towards personal goals.

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Winter's coming: Tips to stay warm this season
1 June, 2018

People with disabilities, and particularly those with a spinal cord injury (SCI), are vulnerable to the extremes of weather in Australia. As the weather cools down, we have put together some tips and tricks for you to keep in mind to stay warm and safe this winter.

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