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Occupational Therapy Week 2021

Occupational Therapy Week 2021

Participation - Inclusion - IndependenceOT week is an opportunity to celebrate Occupational Therapists and educate the broader community on the value they provide. This year's theme of participation, inclusion and independence celebrates the role Occupational...

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

What is augmentative and alternative communication?Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is a term we use to describe all the different ways that people can communicate. Talking is only one method we use to get our message across. AAC can involve the use of...

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Early Links Telehealth Hubs

Early Links Telehealth Hubs

The events affecting the world today have presented challenges for us in continuing to provide support to our clients. This includes an increased need to support clients using telehealth. At Early Links, we had a vision to create telehealth hubs throughout the region...

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2021 Wellness Challenge

2021 Wellness Challenge

The wellbeing of the people we support and our team are always priorities for us but even more so during this lockdown period. Telehealth and other innovative support techniques have allowed our team to continue supporting their clients, but we were also very aware of...

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Roadmap to Recovery

Roadmap to Recovery

When we were in the middle of lockdown, returning to “normal” life seemed a world away. However, the State Government’s release of its Roadmap to Recovery, with its increasing freedoms, as the community hits its 70, 80 and then 90% vaccination milestones, has given us...

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Early Links Virtual Playgroup

Early Links Virtual Playgroup

Early Links Playgroup is a free community playgroup for children aged six and under. It is held at Maitland Presbyterian Church during normal circumstances, but the current period of lockdown has meant this is not possible.Virtual playgroup during lockdownOur...

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COVID Update – 28 June 2021

COVID Update – 28 June 2021

Update from our CEO - 28th June 2021 Dear clients, I want to reach out to you about the unfolding COVID situation. Let me, first of all, reassure you that we will do everything possible to support you through this period. The situation may impact our ability to...

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Sue’s 10th Anniversary

Sue’s 10th Anniversary

Sue's 10th Anniversary Our Maitland office team came together earlier this week to celebrate a fantastic achievement by our CEO. Sue joined Early Links back in 2011, and so Monday marked her 10th anniversary with the organisation. A lot has changed Under Sue’s...

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New chair helps Mitch socialise and go outside

New chair helps Mitch socialise and go outside

Mitch suffered a serious spinal cord injury 9 years ago and he has been waiting ever since to get a chair that is suitable for him, so he can get out of bed at home. Mitch recently received his new Phoenix chair and is thrilled with it. He is now able to get out of...

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Rebrand 2020

Rebrand 2020

At last, we can share the results of our rebrand project!    We would like to thank you all for your involvement and input through our client survey and rebrand competition. It has been wonderful to get your feedback and to hear what Early Links means to you and your...

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