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#1 mummyA

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Posted 12 September 2008 - 09:54 AM

Just thought I'd compile a list of places to go to for support/help/advice in regards to children with disabilities. This is just a general list, but if anyone needs anything specific (downs syndrome, epilepsy, etc etc) just let me know. Im more than happy to help find out any information you need to know

Department of education Information for students with disabilities

Department of Human Services Victoria

Association for Children with a Disability

Parentlink

Novita Children’s Services help for children with physical disabilities

The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)

Centrelink payments to help raising a child with a disability

RCH melbourne The Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH)

Australian Association for Infant Mental Health

HeadSpace Australia's national Youth Mental Health Foundation

Learning Links to help children who have learning disabilities, difficulties and developmental delays and their families.

Early childhood intervention Australia

My Time provide local support for mums, dads, grandparents and anyone caring for a young child under school age with a disability or chronic medical condition.

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Posted 12 September 2008 - 03:13 PM

Disability Services Queensland

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Posted 03 October 2008 - 01:02 PM

Can we add Siblings Australia ?

a wonderful organisation more focussed towards the parents and siblings of children/adults with a disability - help and support for those wonderful hardworking souls who often get overlooked in their own quest to help their beautiful disabled children
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Posted 07 October 2008 - 05:28 PM

Probably not what a lot of people are looking for but just in case...
Albinism Fellowship of Australia (for parents of children with albinism, people with albinism etc)
AFA

Vision Australia- different services and adaptive technology for people/children with vision impairments/blindness
Vis Aus




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