Community Spotlight


Welcome to the third episode of our Community Spotlight video series. This month, OC Connections’ CEO Therese Desmond is joined by Athena Kontonis, Learning & Assessment Manager, in sharing an inspiring story of Olivia Hargroder; athlete, actor, public speaker and disability advocate who took her message to the United Nations. We also celebrate the achievements … Continue reading Community Spotlight

Community Spotlight November 17


Welcome to the second episode of our Community Spotlight video series. This month, OC Connections’ CEO Therese Desmond is joined by Service Coordinator Erina Hamilton in outlining the positive changes made by the NDIS including improvements to the planning processes, better communication with less red tape and a recognition that the diverse needs of participants … Continue reading Community Spotlight November 17

Community Spotlight October 17


Welcome to the launch of our Community Spotlight video series. In our first episode, we interview OC Connections’ CEO Therese Desmond and chat with her about the Port Adelaide AFL player, Jack Hombsch, who recently won the Jim Stynes award for his work supporting people with intellectual disabilities.