Topic "Disabilities" in Arabic - total 43 documentsTitle: Advocacy Program
Summary: This brochure explains how the Advocacy program can assist people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds.
Title: ADEC access and support program
Summary: ADEC aims to empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian Community. The Access and support program provides short term support for people who need basic help.
Title: ADEC services
Summary: ADEC has been established for over 30 years and is the leading agency in the field of disability and ethnicity. This brochure lists the services provided by ADEC.
Title: ADEC Transcultural Mental Health Program - Brochure
Summary: ADEC has been established for over 30 years and is the leading agency in the field of disability and ethnicity. ADEC aims to empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian Community.
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. They say it’s OK to grieve.
Title: Are you a woman with a disability who is worried about how you are being treated at home?
Summary: This guide is based on the real experiences of women with disabilities. These women told their stories in the hope it would help others to deal with abuse.
Title: Being a healthy woman
Summary: An educational resource for women with intellectual disability, their families, health care providers, carers and support workers
Title: Bringing up children with Down Syndrome
Summary: Facts about Down syndrome. How early education helps. Where parents can find support.
Title: Carers, caring and respite care services
Summary: Carers play a critical role in Victoria’s health system. Thousands of Victorians take on paid and unpaid caring roles at different times in their lives. There is financial and service support available to carers in Victoria. Understand the changes involved in caring and learn how to plan for those changes. Discover practical advice about how to manage appointments, medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.
Title: Cerebral palsy overview and diagnosis
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
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
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: Disability Act 2006
Summary: The Disability Act 2006 and the Disability Regulations 2007 (the Act) commenced on 1 July 2007. The Act replaced the Intellectually Disabled Persons' Services Act 1986 and Disability Services Act 1991. The Disability Act provides for:
- a stronger whole-of-government, whole-of-community response to the rights and needs of people with a disability, and
- a framework for the provision of high quality services and supports for people with a disability
The Act sets out principles for people with a disability and for disability service providers. Disability service providers are the Department of Health & Human Services and organisations that are registered under the Act to provide disability services.
Title: Disability program
Summary: The needs of people with a disability or chronic illness are very diverse and every care situation is different. We can help you to find local services and supports that are tailored to the individual needs of your family,
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: Disability terms fact sheet
Summary: The Disability terms fact sheet provids a plain English explanation and translation of 44 terms and ideas about disability .
Title: Down Syndrome: After the Diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting early intervention for their child after a diagnosis of Down syndrome. 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: Fire Safety for Older People and People with Disability
Summary: Older people and people with disability are at higher risk of being injured or not surviving a fire in their home.
Title: Fragile X syndrome: after the diagnosis
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: Group activities
Summary: This brochure describtes what group activities are available at ADEC.
Title: Growing together
Summary: This experiences of siblings of children with a disability and offers parents information and strategies to support them.
Title: Guardianship & Administration
Summary: VCAT may appoint a guardian or administrator for a person who is unable to make reasonable judgements because of disability. A guardian can make personal and lifestyle decisions (such as accommodation decisions), and an administrator can make financial and legal decisions about a person’s estate.
Title: Helping you and your family
Summary: This is an introduction about how to get support if your child is in the early years and has just been diagnosed with a disability or developmental delay.
Title: Intellectual Disability
Summary: When a child has a significant delay in learning and this delay affects several areas of a child's development (global delay) and is expected to continue for life, then professionals start to talk about a child having an intellectual disability.
Title: Learning to lead
Summary: This booklet teaches parents how to be a confident learning in accessing services for your child and family
Title: Medical decision making
Summary: Doctors and dentists (‘registered practitioners’) need a patient’s agreement (‘consent’) before performing medical or dental treatment. A person may be temporarily or permanently unable to consent to medical or dental treatment. Under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986, a person can be nominated to make medical and dental treatment decisions on behalf of the patient If a patient is incapacitated, consent is not needed where there are reasonable grounds that emergency treatment is necessary.
Title: Multicultural respite
Summary: ADEC has been established for over 30 years and is the leading agency in the field of disability and ethnicity. ADEC provides respite care; a short period of rest from caring responsibilities, the respite can either be for older or younger carers from ethnic backgrounds. This activity is subject to available funding.
Title: My NDIS pathway: Your guide to being an NDIS participant
Summary: It’s important to understand how the NDIS works and whether you are eligible to participate. If you are, you will develop a plan with the NDIS to help you access the supports you need. Your plan will be reviewed over time so you’ll get the right support for as long as you need it. This booklet will help you understand the path you will travel as the NDIS works with you. It will provide an overview of what to expect at each stage.
Title: National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: This flyer introduces the services ADEC provides for NDIS.
Title: National Standards for Disability Services (opens link to access pdf OR audio file versions)
Summary: There are six National Standards that apply to disability service providers.These standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services. They focus on rights and outcomes for people with disability.
Title: Overview of the Disability Support Register
Title: Powers of attorney
Summary: Powers of attorney are legal documents that let someone appoint another person who can make decisions for them or support them to make and give effect to their own decisions. Powers of attorney give choice and control.
Title: Respite Care
Summary: What is respite care and how to access it.
Title: Service brochure
Summary: Vision Australia provides services to people with varying degrees of vision loss. Our services meet the diverse and changing needs of the individual over a lifetime.
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: Taking a Break (Looking after families and carers 1)
Summary: Taking a break from caring, often called respite, or respite care, is important for anyone providing day to day care for someone with dementia. This help Sheet discusses the benefits of taking a break, how to organise it and who can help.
Title: Understanding disability
Summary: This fact sheet explains what is a disability and where to get help.
Title: What is Autism (poster)
Summary: This poster describes what is autism.
Title: What is disability?
Summary: This flyer explains what a disability is?
Title: What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme?
Summary: This fact sheets explains what is the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Title: Your Rights and Responsibilities as a HACC Services User
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic support services to frail older people and people with disabilities who are experiencing difficulties in managing daily tasks but who wish to continue living at home. The Program also supports their carers and families. The documents informs about the rights and responsibilities of HACC services users.
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