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Title: A guide to enrolling and voting
Summary: This brochure contains basic information on how to enrol with the Australian Electoral Commission, how to vote, ballot papers and elections.
Title: About the NDIS (video and fact sheet)
Summary: This video and Easy English fact sheet 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: About the NDIS quality and safeguards Commission
Summary: The NDIS quality and safeguards Commission (the NDIS Commission) is an independent government body that works to improve the quality and safety of NDIS services and supports, investigates and resolves problems, and strengthens the skills and knowledge of providers and participants. This document summarises what the NDIS Commission will do for participants, providers and workers.
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: Australian Charter of Health Care Rights (2nd edition)
Summary: This is the second edition of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights. These rights apply to all people in all places where health care is provided in Australia. The Charter describes what you or someone you care for, can expect when receiving health care.
Title: Bladder control problem?
Summary: If you have bladder control problems, ask for help. You don't have to put up with it.
Title: Buying furniture
Summary: This booklet gives information about how 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.
Title: Contraception in Easy English
Summary: This factsheet explains what contraception is and why and when you should use it.
Title: Contraceptive options - what can I choose? in Easy English
Summary: This factsheet lists the different types of contraceptions and where you can get it.
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: Developing your first NDIS plan (video and fact sheet)
Summary: You may have a few questions about developing your first plan. We understand that every person living with a disability has different needs, and we’re here to help you develop a plan that you have choice and control over. Watch this video or read the Easy English fact sheet for more information on developing your first plan.
Title: Diversity and LGBTIQ in Easy English with a lot of illustrations
Summary: This factsheet lists diversity in sexuality in Easy English with a lot of illustrations
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.
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: 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 complaint.
Title: Get a test for STIs nad BBVs in Easy English with a lot of illustrations
Summary: This factsheet explains what a Sexually Transmissible Infection and a Blood Borne Virus is and who you should see if you think you have been infected.
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. This booklet has been adapted with permission from Cancer Council and Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre resources.
Title: Glossary of NDIS key words
Summary: This Easy English resource contains words relating to the NDIS. The video explains key NDIS concepts in Auslan.
Title: Good bladder habits for everyone
Summary: You need good bladder habits for a healthy life.
Title: Healthy bladder and bowel habits
Summary: This factsheet is about how to keep your bladder and bowel healthy.
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 the NDIS can help young children
Summary: This book is about how the NDIS can help if your child has a disability or developmental delay.
Title: How to do my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to do your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.
Title: How to get ready to make my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to get ready for your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.
Title: How to have better bladder control in Easy English
Summary: This fact sheet is about how to have better bladder control.
Title: How to have better bowel control in Easy English
Summary: This fact sheet is about how to have better bowel control
Title: How to make a complaint
Summary: This document summarises how to make a complaint to the NDIS Commission. The campaign is called 'If you need to speak up, speak to us'
Title: How to make a complaint - If you need to speak up (Poster)
Summary: This poster explains what kind of complaints about your NDIS funded services you can make and how to make them.
Title: How to make a service agreement
Summary: This fact sheet is about how to make a service agreement with your service provider.
Title: How to start my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.
Title: How to start my first NDIS plan with a local area coordinator
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan with a Local Area Coordinator.
Title: How to start my first NDIS plan with a support coordinator
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan with a Support Coordinator.
Title: How we protect people with a disability from abuse and neglect
Summary: This translated, Easy English booklet explians 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 independent third persons are.
Title: Human papillomavirus in Easy English with a lot of illustrations
Summary: This factsheet explains what HPV is, its symptoms, how you can get it, how you can prevent it and what you need to do if you think you have HPV.
Title: Joining the NDIS
Summary: This Easy English factsheet is about what happens when you join the NDIS and how the NDIS will work with you now and as your life changes.
Title: Lay-by Easy English fact sheet
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 if you feel a service is unsatisfactory, you did not receive enough information or choice, or you were not treated well.
Title: New rules for medicines with codeine
Summary: Since February 2018 you can only buy medicines with codeine with a prescription from your doctor. This is because codeine is an opioid medicine and should only be taken on the advice of a doctor or nurse.
Title: New words to know on sexual health in Easy English
Summary: Glossary on Sexual Health in Easy English with a lot of illustrations.
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 guide specifically helps to further understand and learn more about the information and stories in the video.
Title: Participant booklet 1 - understanding the NDIS
Summary: This booklet covers understanding the NDIS, checking your eligibility, supports and services funded by the NDIS.
Title: Participant booklet 2 - planning
Summary: This booklet covers understanding your current supports, creating an NDIS plan to achieve your goals and receiving an approved NDIS plan.
Title: Participant booklet 3 - using your NDIS plan
Summary: This booklet covers understanding your plan, using your plan and reviewing your plan and progress.
Title: Pelvic floor muscle exercises
Summary: This fact sheet is about how to make your pelvic floor muscles strong and healthy
Title: Pelvic floor muscle training 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: 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: 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: Planning for the future
Summary: Powers of attorney, medical treatment decision making, advance care planning and guardianship.
Title: Police powers - book 1: Questions
Summary: There are 4 books in the Easy English Police Powers series. Book 1 explains what the police can do and not do - their rights and responsibilities.
Title: Police powers - book 2: Searches
Summary: There are 4 books in the Easy English Police Powers series. Book 2 is about your rights when the police want to search you.
Title: Police powers book 3: Arrest on the street
Summary: There are 4 books in the Easy English police powers series. Book 3 explains your rights if you get arrested on the street
Title: Police powers book 4: Arrest at the police station
Summary: There are 4 books in the Easy English police powers series available. Book 4 explains your rights if you are arrested and interviewed at a police station.
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: 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: Reporting a missing person: getting help from police if someone you know cannot be found
Summary: If you are worried about the safety of a person who you cannot find, you can report them as missing to your local police by making what is called a ‘missing persons report’.
Title: Safer sex in Easy English with a lot of illustrations
Summary: This factsheet is about your health when you have sex.
Summary: This factsheet explains what a scam is, describes the most common ones and provides advice how you can avoid them.
Title: Self managing your NDIS plan (video and fact sheet)
Summary: Self-managing your NDIS plan gives you choice and control over the supports and services you purchase to help you achieve your goals. This means that you, a family member or a trusted person will have complete control over your funds – including paying your supports and service providers. In this video and Easy English fact sheet, we’ll explain what you need to do in order to self-manage your plan.
Summary: This factsheet explains what a service is and what you have to know before you sign a contract.
Title: Sex and the law in Easy English with a lot of illustrations
Summary: This factsheet explains under what circumstances it is legally ok to have sex.
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: Starting your plan- information for people who do not speak English
Summary: Information for people who do not speak English on what assistance is available from the National Translation and Interpreter Services (TIS National) to assist with translation.
Title: STIs and BBVs - the facts in Easy English with a lot of illustrations
Summary: This factsheet explains what a Sexual Transmissible Infection and a Blood Borne Virus are, how you can get them, how you can find out whether you have one and how you can protect yourself from STIs and BBVs.
Summary: Stuttering is a speech disorder that causes interruptions in the rhythm or flow of speech.
Title: Support budget
Summary: This fact sheet explains the 3 types of support budgets that might be in your NDIS plan.
Title: Supporting family and carers
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet that outlines some facts relating to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) designed to support families and carers. It provides information on getting ready to participate in NDIS and what people may expect to be included in an individual’s NDIS plan.
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: Unplanned pregnancy in Easy English with a lot of illustrations
Summary: This factsheet explains what choices you have if you have an unplanned pregnancy.
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 and voice. The resource may be helpful for people who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely.
Title: What is sex in Easy English?
Summary: This factsheet explains what sex is in Easy English and with a lot of illustrations.
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, what information to 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.
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