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Getting Digital – Masterclass Workshops

Young people with disabilities gain exposure to the digital and online world with valuable education on Cyber Safety and dealing with cyber bullying. Local NDIS Registered Service Provider Community Access & Transition Service Inc (CATS) is now taking registrations to its series of masterclass workshops tackling the tough topic of Cyber Safety specifically for young

NDIS – What is a Service Agreement and Why do I need one?

If you have your Approved Plan under NDIS, then you have probably been through quite a process of figuring out what it all means, what categories you are funded under and how and what you can spend those funds on. Most likely you have been busy checking out the services available to you and have

AUSTAMATIC Inspiration

AUSTOMATICE Reece Streeting

Reece Streeting, a young man living with autism, recently launched his very own Youtube Channel to share his story and how he is using his unique talents for personal growth and inspiring others. The past student of Claremont Special School attended a recent information forum held at his ‘old stomping ground’ aimed at informing up

NDIS – Approved Plan…What Next?

Approved Plan now what

It’s been almost 2 months since the NDIS has rolled out in our region, Ipswich.  We have now had quite a lot of the families we support go through the process and have an Approved Plan, and we have learnt a lot about the process of what happens next.    

The Gift of Giving

Once upon a time a woman with a big heart had a dream. A dream to make a difference and give back. Recently, Vanessa Bissett, local business owner, was excited to connect with CATS young people and present CATS Inc with the very first donation from her heart felt charity doll line. The Shesha &

CATS CEO Honoured with Ipswich Citizen of the Year Nomination

CATS Inc CEO, Katrina Johnson, is honoured at the Ipswich City Australia Day Awards Ceremony with a nomination as Ipswich Citizen of the Year. The Awards ceremony, held on Saturday 21st January, honoured a broad range of Ipswich citizens who have made extraordinary contributions to the life and wellbeing of the city. Katrina was honoured

Service Excellence Rewarded

CATS Inc held it’s inaugural New Year Party on 13th January 2017 with families, young people, staff, Board and friends of CATS attending. A Christmas party at the end of each year has long been a tradition at CATS Inc, however, it was time to try something new and different as we head into a year

CATS makes a hit School Song for Claremont Special School

CATS INC MAKES MUSIC WITH CLAREMONT SPECIAL SCHOOL “ABILITY WITH MUSICALITY” Ipswich-based community group, Community Access and Transition Service Inc (CATS Inc), has been working with students from Claremont Special School to develop an uplifting school song. Watch the making of the song and listen to it here: http://www.focusonability.com.au/FOA/films/Ability_With_Musicality_1094.html Claremont Special School wanted a song

Flashback Friday’s – CATS ‘memories’

CATS has found some old archived photo albums which tell the story of the servies development over the years, and have commenced sharing their memories with Flashback Fridays on Facebook. Flashback Fridays will start popping up in the CATS Facebook newsfeed as a way to, not only embarrass some of our long term staff, but

CATS gets fresh at the expo market

fresh futures market

CATS Inc participated in the recent Fresh Futures Market, an expo style information day showcasing the range and variety of services available to support people with disabilities in the Ipswich and surrounding region. The Fresh Futures Market is a way for families and people with a disability to increase their awareness and have access to