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Disabilities

117 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: About down syndrome - new parents guide
Summary: A translated guide that gives new parents information about Down syndrome including what it is and information on having an intellectual disability, support services for parents, and early intervention services offering early stimulation and development intervention.

Title: About the NDIS (video and fact sheet)
Summary: This video and Easy English fact sheet will help you understand key information about the NDIS including what it is, if you can access it, when it will be available, and why it’s important.

Title: Accessing and participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS): Views and experiences of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities
Summary: A range of consultations and conferences were conducted by multicultural peak and advocacy organisations to explore and advocate on barriers people with disability from CALD backgrounds experience in accessing the NDIS.

Title: Advocacy program (ADEC)
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Advocacy program that aims to support and empower individuals to access essential services. It includes information on being eligible for the program, how to access it and the benefits.

Title: ADEC access and support program
Summary: ADEC has been established for over 30 years and is the leading agency in the field of disability and ethnicity. ADEC aims to empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian Community.

Title: ADEC services
Summary: A translated brochure that lists the services provided by the Action on Disability and Ethnic Communities (ADEC). It provides information on who can be assisted by the ADEC and how they can help an individual, listing their programs.

Title: ADEC Transcultural Mental Health program - brochure
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Transcultural Mental Health Access program that helps develop communities’ awareness and enhances access to services. It describes the program as well as objectives and strategies, how to access the program and what are the benefits.

Title: After your planning meeting (video)
Summary: This video will help you understand what happens after you had your planning conversation with the NDIS.

Title: All about child disability diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, child disability experts talk about what to do if you’re concerned about your child’s development. Parents of children with disability talk about getting a diagnosis, following their instinct and getting second opinions. Parents also talk about how they felt when they heard their child’s diagnosis of disability.

Title: Are you a woman with a disability who is worried about how you are being treated at home?
Summary: This translated guide is based on the real experiences of women with disabilities. These women told their stories in the hope it would help others to deal with abuse.

Title: Are you eligible for thte NDIS (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will help you understand if you are eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and how to access it.

Title: A family journey
Summary: This animation was made in collaboration with parents from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and with the assistance of italk Library. The story provides a father's perspective as he thinks back on his early concerns for his son and where the autism journey has taken his family. It is a story that resonates with many different communities.

Title: Behaviour support strategies for people on the autism spectrum
Summary: Some people on the autism spectrum may engage in behaviours that are concerning. You don’t have to be a behavioural expert to understand behaviours of concern – you just need to be patient and understanding.

Title: Being a healthy woman
Summary: This translated educational resource for women with an intellectual disability, their families, health care providers, carers and support workers that provides extensive information on female relevant topics from puberty to menopause, from healthy eating to close relationships, sex and pregnancy.

Title: Bringing up children with down syndrome
Summary: This translated resource outlines some facts about Down syndrome, the importance of early education and where parents can find support.

Title: Carers, caring and respite care services
Summary: This translated video describes the critical role of carers in Victoria’s health system. The video outlines that there are financial and support services available to carers, encourages the understanding of changes involved in caring and how to plan for those changes, and provides practical advice about how to manage appointments, medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.

Title: Cerebral palsy: after the diagnosis: part 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about what happens after your child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. They describe why it’s important to look after yourself, connect with other families and have a good support network. They also talk about different therapies. Health specialists say why early intervention is important, especially for helping children reach goals like feeding or dressing

Title: Cerebral palsy overview and diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about spotting the early signs of cerebral palsy and getting a diagnosis. Also, child health specialists explain that cerebral palsy is a condition that affects the brain. They talk about the different types of cerebral palsy, how it affects children and some of its causes.

Title: Child disability and early intervention: expert tips
Summary: In this short video, child disability experts talk about what early intervention is, how you get it and what it aims to do. They say it’s important to start early, but it’s also never too late to start. They talk about choosing a service provider and funding options. A parent describes her experience with early intervention.

Title: Child disability services and support
Summary: In this short video, you can find out how to get information about child disability services and where to start. Child disability experts take you through funding options, how to find good service providers and different types of respite care. You’ll also hear from other parents about their experiences of respite care and counselling

Title: Communication impairment in Australia
Summary: Communication involves speaking, hearing, listening, understanding, social skills, reading, writing and using voice. People who have difficulty communicating may require assistance with: Speech, language, literacy, social communication, voice and stuttering.

Title: Deaf parenting stories
Summary: A video series with more than 10 Deaf parents sharing their parenting experiences and tips for other Deaf and hard of hearing parents.

Title: Developing your first NDIS plan (video and fact sheet)
Summary: You may have a few questions about developing your first plan. We understand that every person living with a disability has different needs, and we’re here to help you develop a plan that you have choice and control over. Watch this video or read the Easy English fast sheet for more information on developing your first plan.

Title: Disability in the Vietnamese community
Summary: Stigma against disability is strong in some communities, and can stop people from accessing services for fear of facing their community's disapproval. In this video, a Vietnamese mother talks about her son's condition and shares her experience of overcoming discrimination to help him access the best support available.

Title: Disability services
Summary: Accessing disability services in Victoria can be dependent on your location as well as your particular needs. Learn about the kinds of support that are available for managing disability. Understand the rights of people with a disability and their carers and find information about support groups as well as useful information for managing your healthcare.

Title: Disability support pension (bilingual version)
Summary: This translated resource outlines the Disability Support Pension that provides financial support for people who have a physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition. It outlines eligibility for the pension, process of claiming the pension and the associated Job Capacity Assessment and Disability Medical Assessment.

Title: Down syndrome: after the diagnosis 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting early intervention for their child after a diagnosis of Down syndrome. Early interventions include physiotherapy, speech therapy and sign language. They discuss respite care and the value of having a good support network of family, friends and other families of children with Down syndrome. Child health specialists talk about early intervention options and family life.

Title: Down syndrome: overview and diagnosis
Summary: IIn this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting the diagnosis during pregnancy. They say they talked with their families about how this child would fit into their lives, and about deciding to go on with the pregnancy. Also, child health specialists explain what Down syndrome is and how they test for it.

Title: Falls - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about being at risk of falls and minimising risk of falls for residents, families and carers.

Title: Financial abuse - elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated factsheet provides information on financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property, is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people. It oulines what edler abuse is, what you can do about it and also outlines some services available to older people in need of support.

Title: Fire safety for older people and people with disability
Summary: A translated brochure that has been designed to assist older people or people with disability to reduce their risk of fire and harm from fires. It encourages consideration of early warning, how to respond to a fire and other advice to help reduce risk.

Title: Fragile X syndrome: after the diagnosis 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Fragile X syndrome discuss different therapies for children. Parents and child health specialists talk about why it’s important to get early intervention as soon as possible after diagnosis. Health specialists say that children with Fragile X develop different skills at different rates. A team of therapists working together is the best way to help them

Title: Fragile X syndrome: overview
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Fragile X syndrome talk about this genetic condition. They talk about spotting the early signs, getting a diagnosis and their reaction to the diagnosis. Child health specialists explain how this condition happens. They also go through the physical, developmental, behavioural and emotional features of the syndrome.

Title: Getting ready for the NDIS (video)
Summary: This video talks about the five simple steps you can take to get ready for the NDIS.

Title: Glossary of NDIS and disability terminology
Summary: This glossary explains the meaning of the most frequently used terms in the NDIS and the disability sector. It is helpful to people with disability and their carers who speak a language other than English, workers and interpreters in this area.

Title: Glossary of NDIS key words
Summary: This Easy English resource contains words relating to the NDIS. The video explains key NDIS concepts in Auslan.

Title: Group activities
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Group Activities available through the ADEC. It outlines eligibility for the group activities, how to access the group activities and the benefits of them.

Title: Growing together
Summary: This translated guide for parents offers information regarding siblings of children with disability. It includes shared experiences of siblings and parents and provides strategies to assist them through their own experience with having a brother or sister with a disability.

Title: Guardianship & administration
Summary: This resource outlines the Office of the Public Advocate’s (OPA) process for appointing a guardian or administrator to make decisions for those with a disability through the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and supplies links to application forms. The translated resources provide brief information on the OPA and their interpreter resources which may provide access to the guardianship and administration information.

Title: Guide to self-management
Summary: Self-management is when you manage your NDIS funding. It gives you the flexibility and choice to decide what supports you buy to meet your plan goals.

Title: HACC easy living equipment checklist for consumers
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) easy living equipment checklist for consumers is a checklist about simple, inexpensive equipment that is available to the general public. Some of these items might be useful. Please use the checklist to indicate any of these you may wish to discuss, see or try.

Title: Hearing impairement after the diagnosis 2
Summary: In this short video, a parent of a child with hearing impairment talks about her child’s early intervention, including hearing aids, Auslan and speech therapy. Child health specialists talk about helping parents understand what hearing impairment means for their child. They also go through some early intervention options and say why it’s important to start intervention early.

Title: Hearing impairment overview
Summary: In this short video, child health specialists talk about different types of hearing impairment. They say babies are usually screened at or soon after birth to test their hearing. Children can also be diagnosed when they’re older. Parents of children with hearing impairment and specialists talk about some of the signs that a child has a hearing impairment.

Title: Helpful words when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: The document explains helpful words and terminology when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Title: Helping you and your family
Summary: This document offers suggestions on how to get support if your child is in the early years and has just been diagnosed with a disability or developmental delay.

Title: How the NDIS can help young children
Summary: This book is about how the NDIS can help if your child has disability or developmental delay.

Title: How to do my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to do your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.

Title: How to get ready to make my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to get ready for your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.

Title: How to make a service agreement
Summary: This fact sheet is about how to make a service agreement with your service provider.

Title: How to start my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.

Title: How to start my first NDIS plan with a local area coordinator
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan with a Local Area Coordinator.

Title: How to start my first NDIS plan with a support coordinator
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan with a Support Coordinator.

Title: Intellectual disability
Summary: This translated fact sheet about intellectual disability provides information on what is intellectual disability, how a child is diagnosed, what can be done to help and what causes intellectual disability.

Title: Joining the NDIS
Summary: This Easy English factsheet is about what happens when you join the NDIS and how the NDIS will work with you now and as your life changes.

Title: Language interpreting services
Summary: NDIS participants from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds may need interpreting assistance to communicate with providers. This fact sheet contains information for people with disability who need language interpreting services.

Title: Learning to lead
Summary: This booklet advises parents how to be confident in accessing services for their child and family. As it was written prior to the NDIS, it does not contain NDIS-related information, but the advice to parents about planning is relevant and useful.

Title: Living with vision loss (video)
Summary: Living with vision loss is a young woman’s story about guide dogs, Islam and disability. Stigma against disability is strong in some communities, and can stop people from accessing services for fear of facing their community’s disapproval. In this video, a young woman of Muslim background talks about living with vision loss, and how having a guide dog has at times created difficulties with her Muslim friends.

Title: Make a complaint in other languages: make a complaint to DSC about the provision of services by a Victorian disability service.
Summary: This translated resource enables individuals to make a complaint to the Office of the Disability Services Commissioner if they are not happy with their disability service provider in Victoria, Australia. It outlines the ability for family or friends to talk on their behalf and that the service is free and independant of government and other services.

Title: Making a complaint (mental health)
Summary: These translated resources provide information on the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, an independant, specialist complaints organisation created by the Mental Health Act 2014. The information sheet outlines who the organisation is, how to make complaints, what happens when a complaint is made and the lawful right to speak up or complain about a public mental health service.

Title: Multicultural respite
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Multicultural Respite services including home respite and out of home respite. It describes eligibility for Older Carer's Repite and Multicultural Respite, how to access respite care and the benefits.

Title: Myths and facts about autism
Summary: This table shares some of the common misconceptions about autism within culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and gives a factual response to each myth in order to support a greater understanding of autism.

Title: My NDIS pathway (video and fact sheet)
Summary: It is important to understand how the NDIS works and whether you are eligible to participate. If you are, you will develop a plan with the NDIS to help you access the supports you need. Your plan will be reviewed over time so you will get the right support for as long as you need it. This video and fact sheet will help you understand the path you will travel as the NDIS works with you. It will provide an overview of what to expect at each stage.

Title: National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: This translated ADEC flyer introduces the NDIS and provides ways for individuals to contact the ADEC to help assist and provide information on the NDIS.

Title: National standards for disability services (audio versions)
Summary: A translated audio recording that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.

Title: National standards for disability services (pdf versions)
Summary: A translated booklet that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.

Title: NDIS pathway hearing stream from 0 to 6 years
Summary: This fact sheet explains how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can help if your child aged between 0 and 6 years has just been diagnosed with hearing loss.

Title: NDIS plan management and support coordination (video with English subtitles)
Summary: The first half of the video will help you understand three different ways to manage your 'NDIS' plan. The second half of this video will explain what support coordination is.

Title: NDIS preplanning and planning sessions (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will help you understand what a NDIS plan is and how you can prepare for your first meeting with the NDIA.

Title: NDIS reviews and appeals (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will explain what you can do if you think a decision made by the NDIA is wrong, or if your NDIS plan no longer meets your needs.

Title: NDIS rules introduction
Summary: This translated video outlines the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for members of the deaf community. The video outlines what was explained at the 18 workshops undertaken from April to June in 2013, including what the NDIS is and how it is expected to operate.

Title: New parent checklist
Summary: A checklist of things you need to do if your baby is born with Down Syndrome, from enjoying your baby to contacting Centrelink.

Title: Our right to safety-video and guide for women with disabilities
Summary: This translated video and easy English video guide shows women with disabilities speaking about their experiences with violence and abuse and the ways they found to speak up, be heard and get support to live free from violence and abuse. The video guise specifically helps to further understand and learn more about the information and stories in the video.

Title: Parents with hearing impairment share their stories
Summary: In this short video, parents with hearing impairment share their experiences. They talk about some of the things they miss out on, such as socialising with other parents, or chatting with their child’s teacher. But they also say that being a parent has taught them to be patient, and that their confidence has grown over time. As one mum says, if you need help, ‘Just ask. People are happy to help. Don’t feel you can’t because you’re deaf. Be confident, get involved.’

Title: Parent school partnership activity
Summary: This activity provides a basis for conversation and planning to support a parent school partnership. The 3 column table has headings to help begin discussion and encourages users to add their own in order to decide on next steps.

Title: Participant booklet 1 - understanding the NDIS
Summary: This booklet covers understanding the NDIS, checking your eligibility and supports and services funded by the NDIS.

Title: Participant booklet 2 - planning
Summary: This booklet covers understanding your current supports, creating an NDIS plan to achieve your goals and eceiving an approved NDIS plan.

Title: Participant booklet 3 - using your NDIS plan
Summary: This booklet covers understanding your plan, using your plan and eviewing your plan and progress.

Title: Partnership planning
Summary: This sheet is designed to identify specific people who could help. It provides lines to add names of local people and services, and is colour coded under each of the developmental

Title: Psychosocial disability, recovery and the NDIS
Summary: This fact sheet explains what psychosocial disability is, how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can support you and how the NDIS works with other systems.

Title: Real Stories - videos
Summary: A translated video that contains testimonies from people living with disabilities or from carers of the disabled, in their own language about the difficulties they face and what their hopes are for the NDIS. The English resource links to fact sheets and videos that have been translated, including 'Understanding Disability in Australia' and 'What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?'

Title: Reasonable and necessary and permanent and significant disability (video)
Summary: This video will help you understand what the NDIS means when they talk about reasonable and necessary supports and permanent and significant disability.

Title: Respite care
Summary: What is respite care and how to access it.

Title: Self managing your NDIS plan (video and fact sheet)
Summary: Self-managing your NDIS plan gives you choice and control over the supports and services you purchase to help you achieve your goals. This means that you, a family member or a trusted person will have complete control over your funds – including paying your supports and service providers. In this video and Easy English fact sheet, we’ll explain what you need to do in order to self-manage your plan.

Title: Spina bifida- introduction to bowel management
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides detailed information for people living with Spina Bifida and may also have some loss of bowel control (neurogenic bowel). The fact scheet provides information on healthy bowel movements, medications for bowels, regular routines, toilet positions and other options for bowel movement.

Title: Spina Bifida - bladder management
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides detailed information for people living with Spina Bifida and may also have a neurogenic bladder. The fact scheet provides information on what problems can occur with bladders, bladders that do not empty completely, bladders that leak urine, and the management of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI's).

Title: Spina Bifida - hydrocephalus and spina bifida
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides detailed information for people living with Spina Bifida and may also have hydrocephalus - "water on the brain". The fact scheet provides information on the effects of hydrocephalus, how it is treated, what problems can occur with shunts and warning signd of a shunt not working or infection.

Title: Springvale Indochinese Mutual Assistance Association (SICMAA) disability project (video with English subtitles)
Summary: People of CALD background and their carers have reported experiencing a high level of discrimination in their cultural and linguistic communities. In turn this can act as a barrier to their willingness to come forward and approach services for help.To illustrate this two women of Vietnamese background spoke to the Springvale Indochinese Mutual Assistance Association (SICMAA) about their experience as carers of children with disabilities and how this impacted their well-being and that of their family. This video is in Vietnamese with English subtitles.

Title: Starting your plan- information for people who do not speak English
Summary: Information for people who do not speak English on what assistance is available from the National Translation and Interpreter Services (TIS National) to assist with translation.

Title: Stuttering
Summary: Stuttering is a speech disorder that causes interruptions in the rhythm or flow of speech.

Title: Supporting family and carers
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet that outlines some facts relating to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) designed to support families and carers. It provides information on getting ready to participate in NDIS and what people may expect to be included in an individual’s NDIS plan.

Title: Support budget
Summary: This fact sheet explains the 3 types of support budgets that might be in your NDIS plan.

Title: Support for people who are blind or vision impaired
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on support for people who are blind or vision impaired. With information on how supportive services can help, when they should be accessed and details of of available services and information. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Taking a break (looking after families and carers 1)
Summary: Taking a break from caring, often called respite, or respite care, is important for anyone providing day to day care for someone with dementia. This help Sheet discusses the benefits of taking a break, how to organise it and who can help.

Title: The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: As the transition to the NDIS begins, Yooralla has developed a range of tools and resources to support customers to prepare for the scheme including information in different languages.

Title: The NDIS and you (video)
Summary: Your NDIS plan is created to help you meet your goals, and is unique to you. Every person living with a disability has different needs, and the NDIS is here to support you to achieve your goals.

Title: Understanding disability
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines facts about disability. This includes descriobing what a disability is, types of disabilities, getting help early and the support you need, where to get help, and services providing information on chnages to support and getting an interpreter and translated information.

Title: Understanding disability - multimedia files
Summary: Translated videos that outlines facts about disability. This includes descriobing what a disability is, types of disabilities, getting help early and the support you need, where to get help, and services providing information on chnages to support and getting an interpreter and translated information

Title: Using visual supports
Summary: This document outlines how and why visuals are used to support learning and routine, and to help with behaviour.

Title: Vision impairment: after the diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, child health specialists talk about how early intervention can help children with vision impairment learn and develop. Parents talk about getting early intervention after diagnosis and how it helped their child’s development. Health specialists say it’s important to encourage a child’s other senses, and support children who’ll be Braille readers.

Title: Vision impairment overview and diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with vision impairment and child health specialists talk about early signs that a child might have vision impairment. Parents describe experiences of getting their child diagnosed. Specialists talk about different causes of vision impairment – problems with the eyes and also with messages getting from the eyes to the brain

Title: Visual planning matrix
Summary: This is a simple planning tool that includes visuals for each developmental area. It provides a simple way of recording a picture of the child’s characteristics, the impact of those characteristics, the families concerns, and who could help.

Title: Welcome to Holland
Summary: Written in 1987, "Welcome to Holland", is an essay by American author and social activist Emily Perl Kingsley about having a child with a disability.

Title: What happens if someone in my family can't make decisions because of disability, illness or injury?
Summary: If adults can't make a decision because of disability, illness or injury on whom to choose to make decisons for them - there is a tribunal that can help. It is called the 'Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

Title: What is autism? (fact sheet)
Summary: Autism is a developmental disorder that occurs in both boys and girls across all cultures and communities. It affects how a person learns and how they interact with others and their surroundings, All people on the autism spectrum are unique. Autismis also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder

Title: What is autism? (poster)
Summary: This poster describes what is autism.

Title: What is disability?
Summary: This translated flyer outlines some Disability Resources in Community Languages. It includes information on what disability is, what is the National Disability Coordination Officer Program, and provides links to information about where people with disabilities can get support and links to resources developed by other organisations.

Title: What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It includes facts regarding individual's eligibility, reasonable and necassary support, what isn't funded, information about children with disabilities and families, and has a contact information for interpreters.

Title: What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? - Multimedia files
Summary: These translated videos provide information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It contains information on what the scheme is, who is eligible for it, reasonable and necessary support as well as what is not funded.

Title: What is the NDIS? (video)
Summary: This video will help you understand what the NDIS is. The National Disability Insurance Scheme, or NDIS is run by the National Disability Insurance Agency, or NDIA. The NDIS is one component of the National Disability Strategy which brings community, government and industry together to address the challenges faced by people with disability, and ensures they are supported by mainstream services such as health, education and transport and the wider community.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 1: What are my needs and dreams?
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book by yourself, with your family, with a friend, and with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. They can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 2: What I do, who I know, what I hope for
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book: • by yourself • with your family • with a friend • with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. They can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 3: Can funding get me a good life?
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book by yourself, with your family, with a friend, and with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. This books contains information about NDIS funding and can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: Who can help?
Summary: This is a written guide that clarifies the roles of different services and supports that could assist the family and the child.

Title: Working with NDIS (video)
Summary: This translated video will help you understand the role of providers in the NDIS market place.

Title: Your plan and your budget (video)
Summary: As an NDIS participant, you have choice and control over how you manage your NDIS plan. In this video, we'll explain how your NDIS plan is set up and how to spend the funds in your NDIS plan to live the life you want.

Title: Your rights and responsibilities as a HACC services user
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic support services to frail older people and people with disabilities who are experiencing difficulties in managing daily tasks but who wish to continue living at home. The Program also supports their carers and families. The documents informs about the rights and responsibilities of HACC services users.

Title: Your rights when you buy something
Summary: When you buy goods and services including disability-related purchases, you have rights under law. This guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems. It is written in Easy English, which is more accessible for people who have difficulty reading and understanding written information.

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