All About You - Disability Services will strive to enrich the lives of individuals and families by engaging and facilitating activities that aim to improve daily life for participants and assist them to reach their goals.
All About You - Disability Services are passionate about:
supporting participants to achieve their goals
supporting participants to increase their capacity and independence
building social connectedness and assisting participants to create connections within their local community
supporting participants to complete activities related to their personal interests/hobbies
sensory experiences and activities
All About You - Disability Services are dedicated to positively influencing the lives of participants by providing life skills, access to community activities, social engagement and service coordination through personalised, intensive and holistic support.
All About You - Disability Services are committed to providing active support by:
teaching/facilitating the provision of life skills and capacity building
applying vast knowledge and understanding of various disabilities, mental health and trauma in the development of individualised participant plans
utilising skills in managing behaviours of concern
employing existing positive working relationships with mainstream and disability specific services
embodying a strong sense of social justice and championing the rights of all individuals
Prior to establishing All About You - Disability Services in 2018, Managing Director, Tanya Hickingbotham, worked within the disability services sector for 14 years.
Tanya's experience and knowledge expands across a range of support services positions including Residential and Respite Support Worker, Local Area Coordinator, and Community Access Program Leader and Team Leader. During her time performing these roles she cultivated strong working relationships with individuals, families, service providers and the wider community.
Tanya holds multiple certifications in the Support field including diplomas in Community Services; Community Services Case Management; Child Youth and Family Interventions; Mental Health; Alcohol and Other Drugs Certificate IV; and Workplace Training and Assessment Certificate IV. Along with these qualifications she also studied Autism at Griffith University.
Tanya has vast experience working one-on-one with challenging behaviours and has collaborated with psychologists and behavioural therapists to develop programs for individuals who display extreme behaviours of concern.
Tanya's passion for community service and supporting others in need drives her determination to ensure individuals achieve their goals and live their best life.