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Comfort without cost

If you have ever questioned the price of your catheters, then you need Paralogic! Founded by catheter users, for catheter users, Paralogic imports catheters directly from the manufacturers, passing on the savings without compromising on quality.

Offering intermittent catheters at just 52c each, Paralogic is a one-stop shop for continence supplies including pads, condom catheters, suprapubic catheters and more. Paralogic is an NDIS-approved provider, and you can purchase their products online, via email or over the phone. They also have experienced catheter users on-hand to discuss your options.




Pamper yourself

If you’re a woman that needs some pampering then look no further than Leisure Options’ Pampering Package to the Great Ocean Road. 

Scheduled for October 16 to 20, the female-only trip includes a host of pampering experiences, including a day-trip to Peninsula Hot Springs at Sorrento, facials, foot-spas and a trip to the cinema. The girls will also be treated to a new hairstyle, plenty of time for shopping and delicious meals. Experts in travel for people with disability, Leisure Options has limited the trip to a maximum of eight guests, ensuring personal attention for all. It’s priced from $2,230 per person, including transport, activities, meals and luxury accommodation.





Sleep easy

An Australian-made product that’s designed to help children sleep safely in the car is winning fans in the disability community. The Cozy Dozee is a gentle head support that helps to correct neck alignment, improve sleep quality and reduce parent stress and distraction when on the road.

The winner of an Ausmumpreneur Award in 2014, the product has won fans in the physiotherapy, osteopathy and occupational therapy sectors, and has been found to help prevent head injuries in the event of a collision. 

It’s available from the Cozy Dozee website and baby stores.





Need a lift?

People with a disability in the Brisbane and Ipswich areas can now enjoy a new supported passenger transport service.

PickUp Australia is a passenger transport service for people with disability, the elderly and anyone who requires assistance and support during travel. It’s staffed by qualified trained carer drivers who are able to provide additional support and assistance when required.

“We understand the needs of our clients, and provide an appropriate alternative to taxis and Uber to increase the choice of transport options for people with a disability,” founder Christine Mudavanhu said. 

Customers need to book the service at least 24 hours in advance. PickUp Australia also operates an airport shuttle between Brisbane and Ipswich to Brisbane Airport.





Speak out loud

An innovative public speaking service staffed by people with disability has been launched by Adelaide’s Community Bridging Services (CBS). 

Moonlight Speakers and Leaders provide public and motivational speakers, MCs for events, training and professional development, presentations, disability awareness and consumer participation activities. It currently represents six talented young people with lived experience of disability, all of whom aim to create positive change and value through honesty, integrity and humour.

Speakers will collaborate with the public by shining a light on creative thinking while focusing on the talents and positive contributions of difference. They also aim to bring the stigma of disability from out of the shadows of Australian society.

“Leaders are partially born and partially created and, as we provided expert training from international keynote speaker Vinh Giang, the skills, confidence and self-belief of our group of speakers grew quickly,” said CBS executive director and founder Freddie Brincat.

One of the founding speakers, Graeme, said he wanted to change public perception about people with disability and to encourage them “to understand our unique individuality and diversity”. Another member, James, said: “I have always tried to play the cards I have been dealt to the best of my ability.”  

For more information email trevor.love@cbsinc.org.au or phone (08) 8207 1210.