Learning valuable life skills plays a key role in enabling people with disabilities to participate in an inclusive community and better meet the challenges of everyday life.
Why are life skills important?
scosa commences transition to the NDIS
From 1 July 2017 the first round of scosa participants started transitioning to life under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This coincided with the next major milestone of the NDIS rollout in South Australia.
scosa participants showcase their abilities
Performability is an event that focuses on showcasing the abilities of people living with disabilities, where our participants typically spend up to three months preparing the props, costumes and routines to some of their favourite songs and dances.
Did you know that scosa is in Port Pirie?
At scosa's Port Pirie Hub, we currently have vacancies for our Day Options program where we provide you with tailored options to develop life skills, improve your ability to communicate and encourage participation in your local community.
What is life like at scosa?
This short video provides you with a snapshot of life at scosa, in particular focusing on one of our 11 Hubs located at Plympton
Are you prepared for the NDIS?
The NDIS is here! If you live in those areas transitioning to the NDIS on either 1 July or 1 October 2017, we strongly encourage you to
scosa opens major new disability Hub in north east of Adelaide
scosa is making a major long term investment in a new service Hub in Modbury to support people living with complex physical and intellectual disabilities in Adelaide’s north eastern suburbs.
The importance of friendship
scosa's Maximum Potential Leadership Group training session in April was held at Café Primo at Tee Tree Plaza and focused on the theme of friendship.
Vale Daphne Gum MBE OAM
scosa is deeply saddened by the passing of one of the great pioneers who was instrumental in the founding of our organisation.
scosa pushing the boundaries
scosa is delighted to announce that we are continuing our innovative Maximum Potential Leadership Program for the second year. This exciting initiative involves taking a small cohort of our participants and immersing them in a relatively intense ten-month program that focuses on improving communication skills, building confidence and self-esteem, encouraging aspirational goal setting, and building individual capacity.