Resources for planning of supports for individuals with developmental disabilities

The Personal Preference Indicators: A guide for planning – The purpose of this index is to assist you in planning with and for a person with a developmental disability. The Personal Preference Indicators are not checklists, but are a guide to accessing information about the person’s preference (Moss, Jan. 1997, 2006. The Personal Preference Indicator. Center […]

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Resource – Keeping Kids Central eLearning course 

Resource –Keeping Kids Central eLearning course This online course, produced by the Institute of Child Protection Studies at the Australian Catholic University, looks at child-centred approaches in work with children and young people, particularly those that have experienced family violence. Keeping Kids Central is a free online course designed to help practitioners understand and apply […]

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Resource – Self Advocacy and Safe Story Sharing: A Guide for Organisations

From DARU Update 15th April Positive Powerful Parents Self Advocacy Group and the Self Advocacy Resource Unit (SARU). People with disability share their stories of abuse, neglect, exploitation and discrimination to create change for others.  Sharing stories can be hard; it is emotional work that can leave self advocates feeling upset long after they have […]

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Supports and services available from Siblings Australia

Siblings Australia offers the following supports and services: An article published in the journal, Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, which was a commentary on another article about non-caregiving roles among siblings. There are a limited number of free copies to share. Please email Siblings Australia at kate@siblingsaustralia.org.au. Siblings Australia website, with its […]

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Resource: ThinkUKnow – Online safety program helps Australians with cognitive disability stay safe

Resource: ThinkUKnow Australians living with cognitive disability will now have better access to online safety education, with the ThinkUKnow online safety program launching an accessible easy-read guide. This easy-read guide gives Australians with cognitive disability a greater understanding of how to navigate online challenges, such as online grooming and cyber bullying, by providing practical tools and […]

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Resource – Trauma-informed Care and Practice Organisational Toolkit (TICPOT)

Posted by Disability Advocacy Resource Unit December 12, 2018 A FREE quality improvement audit and implementation resource for developing a trauma-informed organisational and practice culture. The TICP Organisational Toolkit (TICPOT) is a public resource, to be used by any organisation wishing to improve its organisational and service delivery culture and practices. Our TICP Toolkit is […]

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