Topic "Disabilities" in Arabic - total 97 documentsTitle: 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: A guide for expectant parents
Summary: The purpose of this resource is to provide balanced information about Down Syndrome to expectant parents. This includes parents who have already had some prenatal testing which reveals their child has or may have Down syndrome, as well as those who want more information about Down syndrome for a range of reasons.
Title: A guide for new parents - frequently asked questions
Summary: This fact sheet provides advice for parents with a baby with Down Syndrom. It includes a checklist of things you need to do if your baby is born with Down Syndrome, from enjoying your baby to contacting Centrelink.
Title: About Peer Support (videos)
Summary: This is a series with 8 videos where peers talk about how to set up and run a disability peer support group, It explains what a peer support group is, why it is important, how to do it, how to build a peer movement, and contains different peer stories and peer experiences.
Title: About the NDIS quality and safeguards Commission
Summary: The NDIS quality and safeguards Commission (the NDIS Commission) is an independent government body that works to improve the quality and safety of NDIS services and supports, investigates and resolves problems, and strengthens the skills and knowledge of providers and participants. This document summarises what the NDIS Commission will do for participants, providers and workers.
Title: Accessing and participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS): Views and experiences of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities
Summary: This Pilot Resource Study explores the experiences of a range of people from CALD communities around accessing and participating in the NDIS.
Title: Adolescence guide
Summary: This guide has been developed for parents and families to provide information about adolescence and Down syndrome. The document covers information about transition to high school, puberty, sexuality, post-school transitions and health and well-being.
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 Group activities
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Group Activities available through ADEC. It outlines eligibility for the group activities, how to access the group activities and the benefits of them.
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: 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: 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 and medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.
Title: Cerebral palsy overview and diagnosis (Video)
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: Cerebral palsy: after the diagnosis: part 2 (Video)
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: Child disability and early intervention: expert tips (Video)
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: Coronavirus COVID-19 and the NDIS information and support
Summary: Information on how to access the NDIS during the coronavirus pandemic.
Title: Disability and discrimination - a young Muslim woman living with vision loss (video Arabic/English)
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: Disability and discrimination - Living with MS (video Arabic/English)
Summary: A young man of Syrian background talks about his experience with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and the way members of his community responded to his diagnosis.
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, the 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. 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: Early years guide
Summary: The early years of life are extremely important for the development of every child. For children with Down syndrome, providing the right supports and interventions during the early years can help build a strong and healthy future and ensure that the child can reach their full potential. This resource provides information for families about early intervention, development, and supports in the early-years. It also provides information about the NDIS and accessing support through the Early Childhood Early Intervention approach.
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. Financial abuse is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people. The factsheet outlines what elder abuse is, what you can do about it and 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: 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: Glossary of terms NDIS and disability services
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: 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: 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 in order 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 (Video)
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 to make a complaint
Summary: This document summarises how to make a complaint to the NDIS Commission. The campaign is called 'If you need to speak up, speak to us'
Title: How to make a complaint - If you need to speak up (Poster)
Summary: This poster explains what kind of complaints about your NDIS funded services you can make and how to make them.
Title: Intellectual disability
Summary: This translated fact sheet about intellectual disability provides information on what intellectual disability is, how a child is diagnosed, what can be done to help and what causes intellectual disability.
Title: Know your rights
Summary: Easy English book about your rights.
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: 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 independent 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 Respite 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: 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 Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and participant rights
Summary: This fact sheet lists your rights when dealing with the NDIS and explains where and how you can lodge a complaint if you do not agree with their decisions.
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 and 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: NDIS application process and required evidence (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will help you understand the application process for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), including application decisions, and the types of evidence required.
Title: NDIS Carers Handbook
Summary: A handbook offering practical advice and support on how to achieve the best possible outcomes for both the person being cared for and for carers. Navigating the NDIS as a new entrant or along the way can be daunting. The Carers Victoria NDIS Carers Handbook is a clear guide offering practical advice and support on how to achieve the best possible outcomes for both the person being cared for and for carers.
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 response to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Helping our participants stay safe and well
Summary: Information on the Coronavirus for participants of 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: Participant booklet 1 - understanding the NDIS
Summary: This booklet covers understanding the NDIS, checking your eligibility, 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 receiving an approved NDIS plan.
Title: Participant booklet 3 - using your NDIS plan
Summary: This booklet covers understanding your plan, using your plan and reviewing your plan and progress.
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: Radio campaign to help people access the NDIS in their language (audio)
Summary: As part of a new radio campaign, National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA) produced a series of ads across radio and podcasts to help people access the NDIS in their language. The ads are being aired on community radio stations throughout Australia.
Title: Respite care
Summary: What is respite care and how to access it.
Title: Sex and your body
Summary: Easy English book about your rights to sex and health.
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: 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: Talking together (Video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video contains consumer rights information including scamming, signing a contract, making a complaint and service hire. It has been co-designed with the community
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 code of conduct
Summary: The NDIS code of conduct applies to all NDIS providers, registered and unregistered, and all persons employed or otherwise engaged by an NDIS provider.
Title: Understanding disability in Australia
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines facts about disability. This includes describing 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 Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet explains what Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) is, how the NDIS can help your child, what to expect and the contact details for more 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 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: 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: 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: 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. Autism is 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 NDIS? And eligibility criteria for the NDIS (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will help you understand what the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the eligibility criteria for the NDIS. It explains the role of the Local Area Coordinators (LAC) and Early Childhood Intervention (ECEI).
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: Your right to be safe from violence
Summary: Easy English book about your right to be safe from violence,
Title: Your right to lead and take part
Summary: Easy English book about your right to take part in all areas of life.
Title: Your right to make choices
Summary: An Easy English book about your right to make choices
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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