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apps provide support and independence M inda is offering free, interactive learning tools geared toward supporting emotion education and regulation in adults with intellectual disability or low level literacy. important aspects of looking after following research by Flinders some people struggle with feelings Companion Tool and Fun With University academics into resources of happiness or excitement. Feelings are iPad apps that aim to currently on offer regarding mental facilitate discussion between a user health and wellbeing, emotion each person and within each emotion and their support person/s and be a regulation and suicide prevention. there are several pre-loaded support reference tool for the user to increase strategies that the person may find their independence. – happy, sad, scared and angry – and beneficial,” Kellie says. details possible coping strategies that the person may undertake to assist download from the Apple store. My Feelings, the My Feelings “An understanding of our own emotions and coping strategies are our mental health and research has indicated that adults with intellectual disability are more likely to experience mental health concerns,” psychologist Kellie McKay says. The Minda apps were developed The app focuses on four emotions at those times, acknowledging that “The app is customisable for The apps are available for free Making Jobs Possible Strengthen Your business by employing people living with a disability Matching the most appropriate candidate to a vacancy is our number one priority here at MJP. We have been successfully placing individuals living with disability into the workforce for over 20 years. We provide: • Services tailored to meet workplace requirements • Assistance and advice on workplace modifications and available wage subsidies • Access to accredited workplace trainers The Lakes Resort Hotel is pleased to provide the opportunity for disadvantaged people to enter or return to the workplace. To have MJP Employment Services to liaise, communicate with and support the worker is imperative for a successful and mutually beneficial relationship. Looking for staff? Let us do the hard work for you. It all starts with a call (08) 7325 0027 or go to our website www.mjpemploymentservices.com.au Matt & Scott, The Lakes Resort Hotel linkonline.com.au intellectual disability 43