Category: Support Services



1 May 2023

Trigger Warning: This blog article includes outdated language to identify key moments in history and briefly mentions the affiliations of Hans Asperger. What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Think about our brains as computer operating systems. The norm, neurotypical, is Apple. Autism, and neurodiversity, is Android. Neither are better or worse, simply different. Both are equally […]

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16 April 2023

Active Monash has launched a new program at the Oakleigh Recreation Centre, specifically for people living with disability. On Tuesdays at 10.30am and Thursdays at 11.35am, the new low sensory studio will be open for people with disability to move and exercise in a safe environment – carers and support workers welcome at no cost. […]

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Important contacts at OC Connections

31 August 2022

OC Connections is continually growing and evolving, and so are its staff. This evolving work environment can sometimes result in a change of support staff. To make sure that your experience with OC Connections is smooth and seamless it’s important to know the staff you will be working with. Below is a list of important […]

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Josh continues to build on his skill set

28 July 2022

Josh accesses OC Connections’ supports from our Casey Disability Hub located in Cranbourne West, to participate in community activities on weekends (you can read more about this here.) Josh recently expressed interest in joining a Men’s Shed group, so Josh’s support worker, Stuart, supported Josh in finding and signing up to a local Men’s Shed […]

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An update to our operations

28 March 2022

The Victorian government has eased COVID restrictions and released new disability fact sheets as guidelines for the disability sector. This means that all staff working on site at OC Connections are to continue to: wear N95/ P2 masks inside and outside regularly sanitise hands. socially distance from others when practicable QR codes are to be used for check ins Ensure […]

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Specialised support for individual needs

28 February 2022

Joshua has goals just like many others: he would like to get his license; maintain a job that he enjoys; live on his own and maintain his independence; and have the opportunity to socialise with friends and participate in the community. As an NDIS participant, Joshua is using his funding to find the supports that […]

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Christmas support in Casey, Monash, Dandenong, Frankston and Cardinia?

13 December 2021

Are you looking for support throughout December and January?  Do you want to attend a special event or want to do a certain activity and need a support worker to assist? Do you live within Casey, Monash, Dandenong, Frankston or Cardinia? Are you 15 years and over? Do you have NDIS funding? We have staff […]

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