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What you need to know about early intervention for disability

After receiving a disability diagnosis, it’s normal to feel a wide range of emotions. Feeling overwhelmed is normal when it comes to finding early intervention supports. Read on to learn all about early intervention, why it’s important, and how you can access supports.

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What are Behaviour Support services and how can they help?

If you or someone you care for is struggling with challenging behaviours, you can use your NDIS plan to access behaviour support services. Behaviour support services aim to increase quality of life and decrease behaviours of concern. Read on to find out more about Behaviour Support and how it can help.

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Supporting someone with intellectual disability and mental illness

People who live with intellectual disability are more likely to develop a mental illness when compared with the rest of the population. Learning key facts can be an important first step in providing support.

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How I get the most out of my NDIS plan

Getting your NDIS plan approved is a huge milestone that can help you receive the support you need. Gretta shares her NDIS tips and how putting together her package has helped her reach her goals.

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Understanding mental health and disability

People living with disability often experience difficulty in maintaining their mental health. Learning about the importance of mental health, its relationship to disability, and how to spot the signs of distress is a key step in accessing treatment and improving overall wellbeing.

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Symptoms and treatment of an acquired brain injury

An acquired brain injury can affect a person’s thinking and learning abilities. These impacts aren’t always easy to see, but learning to spot symptoms can lead to earlier treatment and improved recovery.

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What is an acquired brain injury?

An acquired brain injury (ABI) is sometimes referred to as a ‘hidden disability’ but it affects over 700 000 people in Australia. Learn more about acquired brain injuries, its causes, and treatment options.

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Living independently with a disability

Independent living is an important part of growing up, and having a disability doesn’t mean you need to miss out on this major milestone. Hear from Gretta who tells us all about her journey towards independent living.

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is a complex developmental condition that affects the way a person interacts with their environment and the people around them. Learn more about ASD and the supports available.

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Caring for a family member with Autism

If you are currently caring for a family member with ASD, there are a number of things you can do and resources available to help make the process a little easier.

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Sensory Rooms and Autism

A sensory room is a purpose-built space designed to help individuals develop and regulate their reactions to external stimuli...

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What is Prader Willi Syndrome?

Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare and complex genetic condition affecting roughly 400,000 people worldwide. PWS is...

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