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Topic "Disabilities" in Arabic - total 59 documents

Title: Advocacy Program (ADEC)
Summary: This brochure explains how the Advocacy Program of the Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities agency (ADEC) 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.

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: Avoiding financial abuse
Summary: Financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property, is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people.

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: Can funding get me a good life?
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated in 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. This books contains information about NDIS funding and can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

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 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 Support Pension (Bilingual version)
Summary: Disability Support Pension (DSP) provides financial support for people who have a physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition that stops them from working, or who are permanently blind

Title: Disability terms fact sheet
Summary: The bilingual 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: Glossary of terms: Disability services glossary
Summary: This glossary explains the meaning of the most frequently used terms in the NDIS and the disability sector. It is helpful to people with disability and their carers who speak a language other than English, workers and interpreters in this area.

Title: Group activities
Summary: This brochure describtes what group activities are available at ADEC.

Title: Growing together
Summary: This information offers siblings of children with a disability and parents shared experiences 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: HACC easy living equipment checklist for consumers
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) easy living equipment checklist for consumers is a checklist about simple, inexpensive equipment that is available to the general public. Some of these items might be useful. Please use the checklist to indicate any of these you may wish to discuss, see or try.

Title: Hearing impairement after the diagnosis
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: Helping you and your family
Summary: This document offers suggestions on how to get support if your child is in the early years and has just been diagnosed with a disability or developmental delay.

Title: Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Commissioning Framework (NDIS)
Summary: The National Disability Insurance Agency (the NDIA) has released the next version of the. Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Commissioning Framework. The purpose of this document is to share the NDIS plans, and to inform the public on how your feedback has been incorporated into the plans.

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 advises parents how to be confident in accessing services for their child and family. As it was written prior to the NDIS, it does not contain NDIS-related information, but the advice to parents about planning is relevant and useful.

Title: Make a Complaint in Other Languages: Make a complaint to DSC about the provision of services by a Victorian disability service.
Summary: If you are not happy with your disability service provider in Victoria, Australia, you can contact the Office of the Disability Services Commissioner. Your family or friends can talk to the Office on your behalf as well. The service is completely free and independent of government and other services.

Title: Making a complaint (Mental Health)
Summary: We are an independent, specialist complaints organisation created by the Mental Health Act 2014 (the Act) to help resolve complaints about Victorian public mental health services and to recommend improvements. Under Victorian law you have the right to speak up or complain about a public mental health service and you cannot be treated unfairly because you make a complaint to us.

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 is 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 will 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 (pdf and 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: New Parent Checklist
Summary: A checklist of things you need to do if your baby is born with Down Syndrome, from enjoying your baby to contacting Centrelink.

Title: Payment Integrity: Fraud, Misuse and Conflict of Interest (NDIS)
Summary: This factsheet explains the differences between fraud, misuse and conflict of interest regarding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Unlike fraud, misuse may not be illegal, but the NDIS still monitors this and acts as required. An example of this would be using funds from one of your NDIS budgets to pay for services listed in another budget in your plan. What is payment integrity and conflict of interest?

Title: Respite Care
Summary: What is respite care and how to access it.

Title: Spina bifida- introduction to bowel management
Summary: Most people living with Spina Bifida will have some loss of bowel control (neurogenic bowel). An individual bowel program and regular toileting routine is essential.

Title: Spina Bifida - bladder management
Summary: The role of a healthy bladder is to store urine and to empty at appropriate times. People living with Spina Bifida can have what is known as a neurogenic bladder. This means that the brain and the bladder are not working together as well as they should

Title: Spina Bifida - hydrocephalus and spina bifida
Summary: Many people living with Spina Bifida also have a condition called Hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus means “water on the brain.”

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: 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: Understanding disability
Summary: This fact sheet explains what is a disability and where to get help.

Title: Vision impairment overview
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 stimulate a child’s other senses, and support children who’ll be Braille readers.

Title: What are my needs and dreams?
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated in 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 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 (NDIS)?
Summary: This fact sheets explains what the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is

Title: What I do, who I know, what I hope for.
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated in 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: Your rights when you buy something
Summary: When you buy goods and services including disability-related purchases, you have rights under law. This guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems. It is written in Easy English, which is more accessible for people who have difficulty reading and understanding written information.

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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