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There is always something happening in the Victorian, or wider, SCI community. We aim to keep everyone up to date. If you have any news that would be of value to the community that you'd like to share, please contact us.

Current and Emerging Technologies
6 April, 2016

Spire, in conjunction with Austin Health, hosted a lecture by Andrew Nunn, Jeff Neal and Lachlan McLeod on current and emerging assistive technologies.

The lecture was a great success; generating thought provoking conversation and interest about how assistive technologies can provide greater options for people living with a spinal cord injury.

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Pathways to Employment
24 February, 2016

The Pathways to Employment Post-SCI: Peer Facilitated Support project is gaining momentum and ideas are starting to take shape.

Read about Spire’s community development approach in seeking to widen the flow of people navigating their own diverse pathways to employment.

Through working with individuals, groups and organisations, discover how the project is developing in a positive and effective direction.

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Research study on ageing well with a disability
6 February, 2016

Would you like to help improve levels of understanding of what it means to age well with a disability or impairment and the supports that need to be in place to help people achieve this? Spire is currently supporting a Melbourne University PhD project that’s looking to do just that.

If you happen to be between 50 - 80 years old and sustained a Spinal Cord Injury over 15 years ago, you could help by sharing your experiences and thoughts about what it means to age well with a disability or impairment.

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Summer Water Safety Reminder
11 January, 2016

Nazim Erdem in conjunction with SpireParks Victoria, and Independence Australia, is reminding Victorians to think before they jump or dive from piers and jetties this summer to minimise the risk of spinal cord injury.

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Pathways to Employment - Advisory Group
15 December, 2015

The multi-disciplinary Advisory Group for the Pathways to Employment Post-SCI: Peer-Facilitated Support project met on Friday December 4 to discuss Spire’s approach to the project and the main objectives and concepts around the project.

The group shared their thoughts and ideas on how the project could be shaped, the contributions they could make and the diversity of resources and networks required to develop the project in a positive and effective direction.

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