Customer Hub


Welcome to our Customer Hub.

This is a space for you, our customers, to be able to find useful and interesting information to help you stay connected now and into the future.

Our Customer Hub will evolve based on your needs, the changing environment we live in and the introduction of new technology. As we evolve our goal is that this will become a space to help you connect with other people living with disability across Western Australia and to build an accessible and supportive community.

If you have information you’d like us to consider to be included please email communications@abilitycentre.com.au.


This month's theme is Social Connection

 

Activities

Activities

Social Groups

Befriend is a social enterprise sparking inclusive, connected communities.

Act Belong Commit is about keeping mentally healthy with activities, news and resources for everyone.

Meetup is place where you can join or start an online group and make connections


Physical Activities

Empower Golf – Come and try clinic

Golf inclusive programs

Rebound WA helps people with physical disability to rebound from adversity


Performing Arts

Voiceworks Community Choir

Sensorium Theatre sparks the imaginations of young people with access needs by creating custom made sensory theatre experiences.  

DanceAbility aims to enrich the lives of children and adults with intellectual or physical disabilities through dance and music in a safe, fun and caring environment. 

Music Rocks is about people of all abilities, young and old, elite musicians looking to making a career in the industry, school students, littlies, people with special needs including those with high needs, people who are at risk in our community and the most talented WAAPA trained staff and musicians in Australia.

Starz Dance is a fun and unique program for super cool kids with additional needs.

Experiences

Experiences

Podcasts

Grow Bold with Disability Podcast

Information

Information

Social Connections at Ability Centre

Sharing and turn-taking

10 Ways to put the social in social distancing

Connecting with community


Teletherapy App Instructions

Using MS Teams

Using Webex

Using WhatsApp

Using Zoom


Mental Health Services & Support

Helping Minds – 1800 811 747
Online webinars and events

Beyond Blue – 1300 224 636
Online forums

Samaritans – 135 247

Lifeline – 131 114
Crisis support chat

Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800
Webchat counselling
Online resources

Headspace
Online support and counselling


Previous Themes

Accessibility

iOS Accessibility Apps

Android Accessibility Apps

Sensory Friendly Flicks

Coles – Sensory friendly shopping

Job Access

The Guardian – What would a truly disabled-accessible city look like?

Access for all: Improving accessibility for consumers with disability

Accessible playgrounds around Perth

AccessWA – Guide to accessible places in WA

Guide to wheelchair accessible activities in Perth

Perth's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2019-2024


A Capability Switch is a button or lever that enables people with a disability to operate adapted toys and devices through direct touch. In this video clip Malachi is demonstrating head control to press the wireless switch mounted on his chair to operate his iPad.

Assistive Technology is for people living with disability to increase their independence. In this video clip our customer Nick shares his story about using different technology and how an app on his phone has positively impacted his life.