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Early intervention under the NDIS

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Early intervention means addressing your child’s development, health and support needs as soon as possible. This c… Read more

Employment and autism

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Finding and maintaining paid employment is one of life’s greatest milestones. It can help you make new friends, dev… Read more

Debunking common autism myths and stereotypes

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Every person with autism is different. There are many myths and stereotypes associated with autism and its important … Read more

School transitions for children with autism

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Starting school, whether primary or secondary can be daunting for any child but especially for children or young adul… Read more

Mental Health and the NDIS

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An estimated 600,000 Australians live with severe and persistent mental illness of which approximately 64,000 will be… Read more

Financial Support

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The Government offers a range of financial assistance schemes outside of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (ND… Read more

Dental care and autism

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Visiting the dentist can be a source of anxiety for many people, but for someone living with autism or sensory sensit… Read more

Down syndrome resources

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Whether you are the person living with Down syndrome, a carer, family member or friend, there are some great resource… Read more

Autism resources

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Whether you are the person living with autism, a carer, family member or friend, there are some great resources and … Read more

Nathan's story: finding meaningful employment

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They say if you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life. For 31-year-old Nathan, that saying couldn’t… Read more

Testing and diagnosing autism

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Not every child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will rock back and forth, avoid eye contact or line its toys u… Read more

Janelle’s story: campaigning for change

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Janelle McMillan’s artworks are not only impressive but serve a purpose. The 42-year-old with cerebral palsy is hel… Read more

Liam's story: how plan support can help you too

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When we hear about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) we’re often told about the importance of setting… Read more

Madeline’s story: Walking the runway for equality

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Three years ago, an 18 year old woman from Brisbane, Australia made history while strutting her stuff on the catwalk … Read more

What is Down syndrome?

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Down syndrome is a genetic condition affecting more than 13,000 Australians. It is the most common chromosome disorde… Read more

A challenge for the whole family - Nat and Jess’ story

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Caring for nearly four year old twin boys Cameron and Aydan, who were both diagnosed with varying levels of autism, d… Read more

The roller coaster of an autism diagnosis - Harry’s story

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“If there is a bigger word for overwhelming, then I would use it! Name an emotion and we experienced it… the roll… Read more

Caring for a teen with disability - Sabine and Monice

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“Literally from one day to the next, our lives changed and it was never going to be the same.” This was t… Read more

'Reach for the stars’: living and working with a vision impairment

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In a world often presenting barriers for people with disability, one South Australian woman is evidence that having a… Read more

Mind matters; Mental health when living with disability

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Did you know almost half of all Australians will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime? People with … Read more