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Title: About Breast Cancer
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet covers what is cancer, what is breast cancer, what causes breast cancer and the different types of breast cancer.

Title: About Breast Cancer (audio file)
Summary: This audio file describes what breast cancer is, the anatomy of breasts and what the available treatments are.

Title: About the NDIS
Summary: This factsheet/ video 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: Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Summary: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is any type of communication strategy for people with a range of conditions who have significant difficulties speaking.

Title: Bladder Control Problem?
Summary: If you have bladder control problems, ask for help you don't have to put up with it.

Title: Breast cancer - message of hope and support (audio file)
Summary: This audio file provides messages from survivors of breast cancer to help others feel better about their future

Title: Breast cancer - messages of hope and support
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet provides messages of hope from women who have been through breast cancer and survived. This booklet also aims to normalises feelings of fear and outlines that most women survive breast cancer in Australia.

Title: Breast cancer - support that may help
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet provide information about where and how to access practical support such as accessing a wig library, finding peer support and traveling for treatment.

Title: Breast cancer - support that may help (audio file)
Summary: This audio contains information about money, breast prosthetics, wigs, hair care and make up, travel for treatment and support,

Title: Breast cancer treatment (audio file)
Summary: This audio file provides information on why treat breast cancer, what available breast cancer treatments do, side effects, making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies.

Title: Breast cancer treatments
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet covers information about the different types of treatment for breast cancer and potential side effects.

Title: Buying Furniture
Summary: This booklet give information about to avoid problems with debt and faulty furniture .

Title: Communication and swallowing difficulties following stroke
Summary: 60% of people who have had a stroke will develop a swallowing difficulty (dysphagia), while around 20% will have difficulty using speech. A further 30% of all people who have had a stroke will have difficulty articulating ideas or comprehending written or spoken language (aphasia).

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 (fluency).

Title: Contracts Easy English Fact sheet
Summary: This booklet explains what a contract is and what you need to do before signing a contract.

Title: Do you have trouble paying your energy bills
Summary: This fact sheet explains what to do if you're having trouble paying your energy bills.

Title: Door-to-door-sales
Summary: Door-to-door sales may include people who are trying to sell household goods, offering to do repairs to the house or asking you to change gas, electricity, telephone or internet providers.

Title: Easy English Guide to Using Water in Summer
Summary: This guide give you ideas to use water wisely in summer

Title: Factsheet: Supporting Family and Carers
Summary: This factsheet explains what supports exist for family and carers.

Title: Family Violence: What Police Do
Summary: The Information Sheet 'Family Violence: What Police do' has been designed to explain Victoria Police's response to family violence. They have been written for: - People who have been affected, or harmed, by family violence - People who have committed family violence - People and or services supporting them.

Title: Fix a problem or complain about your energy service
Summary: This factsheet describes how someone can fix a problem with their energy service or make a compalint.

Title: Getting well after cancer
Summary: Getting well after cancer is a booklet for people who have finished treatment for cancer. The booklet talks about things that can be hard after cancer and how to get help after cancer. This booklet has been adapted with permission from Cancer Council and Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre resources.

Title: Good Bladder Habits for Everyone
Summary: You need good bladder habits for a healthy life.

Title: Helping your baby talk
Summary: Babies begin to learn from the moment they are born – first receptive language skills (understanding what they hear), then expressive language skills (speaking). You can help develop both kinds of language skills by talking, watching, listening, playing and sharing books with your baby.

Title: How we protect people with a disability from abuse and neglect
Summary: This translated, easy English booklet explins how the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) protects people with a disability from abuse and neglect. It explains what the OPA does and can provide, explains their advice service, educates people on certain services, and explains what community visitors and independant third persons are.

Title: Lay-by Easy English Factsheet
Summary: This factsheet tells you what lay-by is and what happens if you use lay-by

Title: Making a complaint (DHHS Victoria)
Summary: This brochure tells you how to make a complaint is you feel a service is unsatifactory, you did not receive enough information or choice or your were not treated well.

Title: NDIA privacy policy
Summary: This Privacy Policy tells you the kinds of personal information the NDIA, and others for us, collect and hold, how and why we collect and hold that information and how we use it. It also tells you how you can access and amend your personal information and how you may make a complaint if you think that we have breached our privacy obligations. 

Title: Our Right to Safety-Video and Guide for Women with Disabilities
Summary: This translated video and easy English video guide shows women with disabilities speaking about their experiences with violence and abuse and the ways they found to speak up, be heard and get support to live free from violence and abuse. The video guise specifically helps to further understand and learn more about the information and stories in the video.

Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women
Summary: The document explains how to keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Pelvic Floor MuscleTraining for Men
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Phone and door to door sales
Summary: This factsheet explains what door to door and phone sales are and lists your legal rights when signing a contract.

Title: Poor Bowel Control
Summary: People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.

Title: PrEP fact sheet: What does PrEP access through the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS) mean?
Summary: HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is the regular use of HIV medications by HIV-negative people to prevent HIV acquisition. Taken as prescribed, PrEP is highly effective at stopping the transmission of HIV and allows people to be in control of their HIV status. PrEP has been approved by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for use by people who are HIV negative and at risk of acquiring HIV.

Title: Refunds, replacements and repairs
Summary: This factsheet explains when you can ask for a refund, replacement and repair for your purchase.

Title: Renting - during a tenancy
Summary: This factsheet explains your rights and responsibilities during a tenancy.

Title: Renting - ending a tenancy
Summary: This factsheet explains your rights and responsibilities when ending a tenancy.

Title: Renting - starting a tenancy
Summary: This factsheet explains the various expressions and terms that are used when renting

Title: Reporting a Crime: your rights
Summary: This guide provides information about what a crime is , where a crime can happen, how to report a crime, how to make complaints and where to go for additional help and support.

Title: Scams
Summary: This factsheet explains what a scam is, describes the most common ones and provides advice how you can avoid them.

Title: Services
Summary: This factsheet explains what a service is and what you have to know before you sign a contract.

Title: Shopping tips
Summary: What you need to know before you decide to buy something.

Title: Speech pathologists working with older people
Summary: As people age their speech, language, memory, voice and swallowing changes naturally. It is also more likely that older people will acquire a communication or swallowing disorder as they are at higher risk of stroke or developing a condition such as dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

Title: Speech pathology and Indigenous children
Summary: Aboriginal English varies across Australia, but differs to Standard Australian English in its sound system, grammar, story structure and in the way it’s used – words often have different meanings and take into account the rich linguistic heritage of Indigenous culture.

Title: Speech pathology in mental health services
Summary: Mental health disorders affect a person’s social, emotional and/or behavioural functioning and can be influenced by a number of individual and environmental factors including biological, psychological and social factors.

Title: Stuttering
Summary: Stuttering is a speech disorder that causes interruptions in the rhythm or flow of speech.

Title: The sound of speech: 0-3 years
Summary: Learning to speak is a crucial part of a child’s development and the most intensive period of speech and language development happens in the first three years of life. Even though children vary in their development of speech and language, there are certain ‘milestones’ that can be identified as a rough guide to normal development. These milestones are outlined in this fact sheet.

Title: The sound of speech: Preschool and school aged children
Summary: This fact sheet outlines the ages and stages of children's speech development

Title: Understand, compare and control your energy service
Summary: This fact sheet proivdes simple information on your energy service.

Title: Voluntary assisted dying
Summary: Victoria is the first state in Australia to pass voluntary assisted dying laws. The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act (2017) provides a safe legal framework for people who are suffering and dying to choose the manner and timing of their death.  This document provides an overview about voluntary assisted dying with information on background, law, access and how it will work.

Title: What is a speech pathologist?
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines speech pathologist's role to study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speech, language, fluency and voice. The resource may be helpful for people who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely.

Title: What to expect - Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

Title: What to expect - Basal and squamous cell carcinoma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Basal and squamous cell carcinoma.

Title: What to expect - Bowel cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for bowel cancer (colon and rectal).

Title: What to expect - Endometrial cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Endometrial cancer.

Title: What to expect - Head and neck cancers
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Head and neck cancers.

Title: What to expect - High grade glioma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for High grade glioma.

Title: What to expect - Liver cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Liver cancer.

Title: What to expect - Lung cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Lung cancer.

Title: What to expect - Lymphoma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Lymphoma.

Title: What to expect - Melanoma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Melanoma.

Title: What to expect - Oesophagogastric cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Oesophagogastric cancer (Oesophageal and Stomach Cancers).

Title: What to expect - Ovarian cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Ovarian cancer.

Title: What to expect - Pancreatic cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Pancreatic cancer.

Title: What to expect - Prostate cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Prostate cancer.

Title: What to expect -Breast cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Breast cancer

Title: Your Emergency Rediplan
Summary: This guide prepares you for disasters.

Title: Your guide to survival
Summary: This guide informs you on information such as how to stay informed on fire risk days, why you should leave early, wht information yo gather ahead of fire season for you and your family, understand what to expect during a bushfire and guidance on how to stay informed on fires across your area.

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.

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This resource is available in Easy English. Easy English combines text and images to convey information simply and directly. It is specifically designed for people with reading difficulties.

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