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SOCIALSCENE Send your social pics to editor@linkonline.com.au with a caption and short description of the event. Surf’s up Surfers of all ages were nothing but smiles at Inverloch Beach in Victoria recently at an event hosted by The Disabled Surfers Association of Australia (DSAA). DSAA is a voluntary not- for-profit organisation dedicated to getting surfers with disabilities back in the water. Ground-breaking launch DPN Casa Capace held a launch event to celebrate the start of construction on new housing for people with disability in Sydney in February. DPN Casa Capace aims to scale the model to more than 700 homes Australia-wide in five years, in partnership with institutional investors and disability care providers to help meet the growing demand for Specialist Disability Accommodation. L-R are Lee Carpenter, Deputy CEO, Northcott; Dr Mike Freelander MP, Federal Member for Macarthur; Sam Khalil, Managing Director, DPN Group; Michael Fuller, CEO & Director, DPN Casa Capace. Autism Conference Series Autism SA’s 2019 Autism Conference Series was attended by 400 delegates at Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide. Delegates heard from internationally recognised presenter Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Socially Thinking®, who presented strategies to improve social competencies that can be used in the classroom, clinic, home and community. L-R are Jenny Karavolos, Michelle Garcia Winner and David Palmer. linkonline.com.au social scene 61