Topic "Disabilities" in Chinese (traditional) - total 64 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Conversation cards
Summary: The cards are designed to be used with schools and other professionals to initiate, build and continue conversations about supporting young people on the autism spectrum in a conversational and culturally responsive way. The conversation cards could be used for a specific purpose such as understanding a young person’s communication needs, getting the conversation started, building or strengthening a partnership with a family or helping a parent to feel comfortable. The quotes on the cards have been written by families from their experiences of supporting their children.
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: Coronavirus COVID-19 and the NDIS information and support
Summary: Information on how to access the NDIS during the coronavirus pandemic.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Make a complaint about a disability worker
Summary: You can make a complaint about any disability worker in Victoria. This fact sheet explains how to make the complaint.
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: 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) 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: NDIS participant service charter
Summary: The NDIS is committed to improving how it serves NDIS participants.
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 response to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Helping our participants stay safe and well
Summary: Information on the Coronavirus for participants of the NDIA.
Title: 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: 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: Sex and your body
Summary: Easy English book about your rights to sex and health.
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: 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 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 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
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This resource is available in Easy English. Easy English combines text and images to convey information simply and directly. It is specifically designed for people with reading difficulties.