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Topic "Disabilities" in Auslan - total 38 documents

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: 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: 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 changes to how the NDIS works (Easy Read)
Summary: The NDIA has developed Easy Read information to help participants understand some changes to the NDIS.

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 fact sheet for more information on developing your first plan.

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: 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: 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: Lead and take part (Video)
Summary: A video about leadership and taking part.

Title: LGBTIQA+ (Auslan Video)
Summary: A video explaining what LGBTIQA+ means.

Title: Life choices (Video)
Summary: A video about choicees and decisions.

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: 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: 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: Safety and violence (Video)
Summary: A video about the right to be safe from violence.

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: Sex and your body
Summary: Easy English book about your rights to sex and health.

Title: Sex and your body (Video)
Summary: A video about sexual health and rights.

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 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 in Australia - multimedia files
Summary: Translated videos 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: 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: 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: 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 (Video)
Summary: A video about your rights.

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