Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs: A checklist for organisations This Emerging Minds paper provides managers, practice leaders and other decision makers with practical guidance on supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs.
Creating autism-inclusive kindergartens Amaze is delighted to launch our latest resource, Autism and Inclusion at Kindergarten. This booklet is practical guide for Victoria’s early childhood teachers to support and engage autistic students in their classrooms. Download Autism and Inclusion at Kindergarten
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Siblings Australia website, with its […]
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 […]
Transition to School, Guidelines for Professionals – Autism CRC. Transition to School, Guidelines for Parents – Autism CRC.
Victorian Inclusion Agency video resources – This set of online resources provides guidance to early and middle childhood educators on inclusive practices in education and care. (Victorian Inclusion Agency, Dec 2018)
National Multilingual Disability Hub – The National Multilingual Disability Hub provides accessible information on disability and the NDIS in 14 languages. You can access the service by phone or online in English, Arabic, Assyrian, Bangla, Cantonese, Farsi, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Mandarin, Nepali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, and Vietnamese.