Rights and Advocacy
Highlands Child Directory
Free directory of Wingecarribee community services for any family to use in their everyday lives.
Early Childhood Intervention Infoline
Telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children ages 0 to 18 who live in New South Wales.
Early Childhood Intervention Australia
National organization for early childhood intervention services.
Raising Children Network
An Australian parenting website: lots of information on children with a disability.
Provides many Commonwealth services, including supportive payments to assist those in need.
NSW Human Services – Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC)
Also has comprehensive list of national peak bodies regarding disability.
Helps families with advocacy skills.
Information on Disability, Access, Equipment & Services.
Provides respite care, and some Autism services for older children.
NSW Human Services – Community Services
Tips, advice and guidelines for parents and carers.
Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
Kids health information Fact Sheets
The Commission was established to lead the promotion and protection of Human rights in Australia. They work to prevent discrimination against those with disabilities.
Handles complaints about community or disability services.
Develop and represent the principles of fairness and Human Rights for all.
NSW Council for Intellectual Disability
Peak body representing the rights and interests of people with intellectual disability in NSW.
Disability Council of NSW
Advisory body to the State Government on disability matters.
General information about NDIS rights funded by the Commonwealth Attorney Generals Department
Provides autism-specific services in Australia
Down Syndrome Association of NSW
Support and promotes the interests of all people with Down syndrome, their families and carers in NSW.
Supporting families to raise children.
Information on the NSW public health system.
Physical Disability Council
NSW organisation representing people with life-long physical disability across the state.
NSW Government Aids and Equipment Program
NSW Government initiative to assist eligible residents of NSW, who have a life-long or long-term disability, to live and participate within their community by providing appropriate equipment, aids and appliances.
Raising Children with a Disability
Australian parenting website with direct link to information about raising a child with a disability.
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children
National provider of educational services to children with hearing and/or vision impairment.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Supports children and adults with cerebral palsy in NSW and the ACT.
Helps people who are blind, sighted or have low vision have access to and fully participate in life.
Children’s Services Central
Professional Support Co-ordinator for children’s services in NSW under the Inclusion and Professional Support Program
Supporting Children with Additional Needs (SCAN)
Brochure on applying for funding for children with additional needs who may need extra help at preschool, occasional care or vacation care.
The national body recognised as the leading representative and advocate for playgroups.
Guides and other Resources
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