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  1. Planning for future needs

    26 Oct 2017

    If you have a disability or are caring for someone with a disability, you can make future legal, financial and health decisions now to ensure that you or the child gets the support needed if you can...

  2. National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    24 Oct 2017

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will transform the way in which people with disability access the support they need to achieve their goals and participate fully in community life...

  3. Talking with your doctor about sensitive issues

    20 Sep 2017

    Building a strong, trusting relationship with your doctor can make it easier to talk with them about sensitive issues...

  4. Unpaid and professional carers

    21 Aug 2017

    The term ‘carer’ can refer to paid and unpaid, professional and ‘lay’ carers...

  5. Palliative care for culturally and linguistically diverse communities

    17 Aug 2017

    There are culturally sensitive palliative care services that will help you and your family...

  6. Medical power of attorney

    10 Aug 2017

    You can appoint someone to be your medical power of attorney, also known as ‘enduring power of attorney (medical treatment)’, to make medical decisions on your behalf when, in certain circumstances...

  7. Palliative care services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

    09 Aug 2017

    There are culturally sensitive palliative care services that will help you and your family...

  8. Physical disabilities

    26 Jul 2017

    Common physical disabilities and the issues relating to having a disability – find information on diagnosis, treatment and disability services...

  9. School support for children with special needs

    12 Jul 2017

    Supporting students with a disability to make the transition to primary and then secondary school can require careful planning...

  10. Helping a child with a disability with everyday activities

    29 Jun 2017

    If you have a child with a disability you can help improve their communication and movement by encouraging them to take part in daily activities...