Link June 2017 Vol 26 Issue 3 - Page 60

1 3 digging for disability 2 Disability support provider Minda, in conjunction with AEIOU Foundation for children with autism, marked the start of construction of a $2.3 million purpose-built facility for children with autism with a sod turning event on March 14. The event also celebrated the beginning of Stage 2 of Minda’s $160 million Master Plan, which includes purpose-built accommodation, a range of employment-generating enterprises, medical suites, a lifestyle precinct, child care and recreational facilities. 1. Alan Smith and Rick Neagle 2. Kerry Heysen, Cathy Miller and Felicity Lewis 3. Adrian Esplin, Michelle Gheorgiu and James Sarah art with altitude 1 Adelaide-based disability support service CBS opened their Altitude art exhibition on May 3. The exhibition featured artworks by people with disability, and was attended by South Australian Member for Heysen, Isobel Redmond. 1. Dan Cregan, Rebecca McElwee, Isobel Redmond MP, Dr Jan-Claire Wisdom. 1 tennis star announced as patron The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Disability Services announced Dylan Alcott as the patron of the 2017 International Day of People with Disability in Melbourne on May 1. Photos courtesy of Department of Social Services. Send your social pics to with a caption and short description of the event 1. The Hon Jane Prentice MP with Dylan Alcott and business partner Nick Morris OAM.