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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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Caring for a family member with Autism

While care for someone with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be provided by professional services, in-home support carried out by...

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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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