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Topic "Disabilities" in Easy English - total 48 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: 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: Child Protection toolkit
Summary: Easy English toolkit separated into 3 parts to help women with disability learn about Child Protection

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: 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: 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: Easy English book about Coronavirus - also called COVID-19
Summary: Information on Coronavirus specifically written for women with a disability.

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: How the NDIS can help young children
Summary: This book is about how the NDIS can help if your child has a 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 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: 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: 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: Know your rights
Summary: Easy English book about your rights.

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

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

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 words (disability glossary)
Summary: Some important definitions in relation to disabilities written in Easy English.

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: Safer sex and contraception
Summary: Easy English book about safer sex and contraception options.

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 laws
Summary: Easy English book about sex and the law

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: Sexually Transmitted Infections - STIs
Summary: Easy English book about STIs and how to avoid them.

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

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: What is LGBTIQA+?
Summary: Easy English book explaining what LGBTIQA+ means.

Title: You are pregnant - what can you do?
Summary: Easy English book about your choices when you get pregnant.

Title: Your health rights
Summary: Easy English book about your rights in healthcare.

Title: Your period
Summary: Easy English book about your period.

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 learn
Summary: Easy English book about your rights to and in all levels of education.

Title: Your right to make choices
Summary: An Easy English book about your right to make choices

Title: Your rights (Video)
Summary: A video about your rights.

Title: Your rights at work
Summary: Easy English book about your rights to and at work

Title: Your rights toolkit
Summary: A toolkit split into 4 parts with information in Easy English to help women with disability understand and stand up for their rights.

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