Description

The Association for Children with a Disability (ACD) works to change the lives of children with a disability by providing information, support and advocacy inlcuding NDIS funded supports.

Services provided

  • Free telephone information and support
  • Online resources
  • Training for professionals
  • Parent workshops

Eligibility

Available to anyone in Victoria who has a child with a disability

How to access

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450. The National Relay Service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

  • TTY users, call 133 677, then ask for the number you need
  • Speak and Listen users, call 1300 555 727 then ask for the number you need
  • Internet relay users, connect to the National Relay Service then ask for the number you need.

Hours

Monday to Friday, 9.30 am – 4 pm

Costs

ACD is free for the first year. Thereafter there is a fee. Contact the service before you attend if you would like more information about cost.

Calls to ACD are charged at the cost of a local call.

Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.