Disability Directory

Abilities Plus - Learning By Doing Group Inc.

Contact

Ms Lyn Mansfield
Phone: 0409645888
Email: lynmansfield14@bigpond.com
Website: abilitiespluspermaculture.com/

Address

45 Desert Falls Crescent
PARKWOOD QLD 4214

The objects of the association areâ€"
1) To provide education and employment for the disadvantaged in our community while promoting an understanding of personal and social issues associated with intellectual impairment, disabilities and disadvantaged in our community who are grappling with various life experiences.
2) By providing a safe and caring environment through education we are able to demonstrate the value of gardening enriching their curriculum.
3) Teaching life skills and contributing towards their mental and physical health.
4) Empowering persons to believe in their abilities, giving them self-worth and self-esteem in doing this we develop active and productive citizens and carers of the environment.

The Intent of Abilities Plus - Learning By Doing Group Inc.:

1) To provide education and employment for the disadvantaged in our community while promoting an understanding of personal and social issues associated with intellectual impairment, disabilities and disadvantaged in our community who are grappling with various life experiences.
2) By providing a safe and caring environment through education we are able to demonstrate the value of gardening enriching their curriculum.
3) Teaching life skills and contributing towards their mental and physical health.
4) Empowering persons to believe in their abilities, giving them self-worth and self-esteem in doing this we develop active and productive citizens and carers of the environment.

Recent Accomplishments of Abilities Plus - Learning By Doing Group Inc.:

Jen Stuart - President.

  • 2009 Diversity @ Work Awards – Diversity and Inclusion Champion Individual -Bill Shorten Award
  • 2010 Disability Action Week Winner
  • 2011 Employment and Inclusion Award Finalist
  • 2011 Australia Day Awards Nomination
  • 2014 Volunteer Gold Coast Winner
  • 2015 GCCC Citizen of the Year Nomination
  • 2015 Australian of the Year Awards Nomination
  • 2015 Northern Gold Coast Awards & Guest Speaker
  • 2015 Qld Teaching Awards – Employer of the Year Small Business - Regional Winner
  • 2015 Qld Teaching Awards – Employer of the Year Small Business - State Finalist
  • 2016 Qld Teaching Awards – Employer of the Year Small Business - Regional Finalist