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By Kate Woodberry
Mom, Amanda Bowman Gray, came out of the shower to the most delightful sound and managed to capture the precious moment on camera. Her 11-year-old daughter Lydia had been asked to watch little brother Bo, and the pair decided to have a sing-a-long!

Little Bo has Down Syndrome and Amanda credits his vocabulary to the music therapy he has received.

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"My daughter Lydia was watching Bo while I was in the shower. Came out to this. If she didn't have a guitar I don’t know if she would know how to babysit him. This is her go to. It's proof that music therapy works. Bo is 25 months old and has a 12 word vocabulary. Every word he has learned has been through music and singing."

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On a fantastic cruise through the Mandurah Canals with a couple of the young ladies from Grace House... having a great time with Suzanne and Bec.
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Great to see the Mosaic ad on the Big Screen at the Derby yesterday ...
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Check our the Warnbro Allstars at the Abilities Expo...
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Now we just need the same facilities in every shopping centre and public venue!

Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City has become the first WA shopping centre with an accredited changing places facility for people with disabilities
communitynews.com.au

Smartphone Technology to Be Used for Cerebral Palsy Screening in Rural Australia https://buff.ly/2D59Ngy

Read about smartphone technology with an app that will be introduced in rural areas of Australia to provide early detection and intervention in babies born with cerebral palsy.
cerebralpalsynewstoday.com

Inspiring ideas and a different way of thinking....
Elise Roy thinks that designers have the capacity and responsibility to address and resolve human problems on micro and macro scales and contribute to social well-being.

"I believe that losing my hearing was one of the greatest gifts I've ever received," says Elise Roy. As a disability rights lawyer and design thinker, she knows that being Deaf gives her a unique way of experiencing and reframing the world -- a perspective that could solve some of our largest proble...
ted.com
"How is my daughter supposed to shine when she lives in a world that continually tries to snuff out her light?"
themighty.com
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Feb 5 - Feb 6AIM WA 76 Brikdale St, Floreat WA
9 people interested
Funding withdrawn from those in psychosocial program on mistaken assumption they will be eligible for national disability insurance scheme
theguardian.com

Event: "Safe & Secure Forum - Steps to Create a Secure Future Plan for Your Son or Daughter"

Future Living are holding this forum on Thursday 1st February 2018... at the Bendat Parent & Community Centre, Wembley.

This FREE forum, specifically for parents, carers and families of people with a developmental disability, is to provide guidance when creating a future plan for your son or daughter.

For more information and registration please visit our website: https://ddwa.org.au/future-living-event1/

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Safe & Secure Forum: Steps to Create a Secure Future Plan for Your Son or Daughter...
ddwa.org.au
JAN16
Tue 7:00 PM UTC+08Perth Brain Centre (Attadale)Attadale, WA, Australia
192 people interested
New research reveals how autistic people use their strengths and interests to manage their condition.
theconversation.com
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Developmental Disability WA added 2 new photos.

Event: “Standing Up For Yourself”
Pearsall from Thursday 8 February (four sessions) and
Fremantle from Thursday 28 February (four sessions)

Would you like to ...build your independence and plan for your future?
This training course is on self advocacy (standing up for yourself) where you can build your skills, meet other young people and learn about your Rights and Responsibilities, Self Advocacy and Planning.

Join presenters Sophia Gabriel and Justin Storen at this free course for 16-25 year olds.

Registration is at www.ddwa.org.au/events

For more information contact Maxine Drake on 9420 7203 or by email to maxine.drake@ddwa.org.au

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We recently opened 2 brand new houses in Harrisdale. Located side-by-side, each house has 4 bedrooms, is airconditioned, has been furnished throughout with new furniture and all gardens are newly landscaped. The first new residents will be moving in shortly but there are still places available. Both houses are female only.

Mosaic Community Care Inc. updated their cover photo.
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