Story Type: my days

Aidan

8 September 2020

Aidan loves to write. Please enjoy reading Aidan’s insightful and informative articles featuring reviews from the latest films, stage shows, music and theatre productions. Aidan’s interest in entertainment and passion for writing are brought together in these easy-to-read articles that are published on the OC Connections website as they are written. If you enjoy these […]

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Roger

It’s 5.30pm on a chilly Wednesday afternoon. At Central Reserve in Glen Waverley the scene looks pretty much like any suburban sports ground in the middle of a Melbourne winter. Footballers are training, running through squad drills and yelling encouragement to each other as yellow leather footballs fly through the air. Amongst the pack is […]

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Ben

Ben, from Oakleigh in the City of Monash, started attending Day Support activities at OC Connections in his late teens after finishing school. During his time at OC Connections Ben, now 23 years old, has developed the confidence and social skills required to be more independent in his home, life and work – including the […]

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Peter

When Peter first took home a piece of his artwork, his mother, Jan was convinced it had been done by someone else. “Peter had never really shown any interest in art (before joining OC Connections three years ago), so when this piece came home I rang to say that I thought he had the wrong […]

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Joey

Joey loves to travel. Family vacations are spent globetrotting, visiting faraway places and experiencing new things. When he returns to OC Connections, he documents these experiences with mixed media. Felt markers, acrylic paint, yellow paper bags; these all serve as means to share what he sees and feels. Incredibly dedicated to his art, Joey spends […]

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Vlada

When Vlada first joined the OC Connections art program 3 years ago, her main goal was to find the confidence to express herself in her art and how to do it. Today she proudly presents her beautiful pieces at art exhibitions, on the walls of her new home and enjoys explaining it to everyone who […]

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David

David loves to walk.  He loves walking around his neighbourhood; in parks around Melbourne; and he loves to explore new areas.  He loves to walk so much that he needs to purchase new shoes every six months.  You can tell he loves to walk by the smile on his face, but this hasn’t always been […]

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