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Children and young people

Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Information Pack

5 May 2020

The NDIA is developing information packs for NDIS participants, families, and carers to help during the CoronaVirus pandemic. These packs collate information that is often available in different places and pulls that information together into a single resource.

The first of these packs - Early Childhood Early Intervention for children aged 0 to 6 years old - is now available.


Employment outcomes for NDIS participants

31 July 2019

A monitor with a booklet, and 'ndis'.The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released the first round of NDIS Data which compiles close to 60,000 responses from participants, families and carers.
Reports have been released on the following: 
1. Participant Outcomes Report
2. Employment Outcomes
3. Outcomes for Participants with Autism Spectrum Disorder
4. Families & Carers Outcomes Report

Video - Unfinished Business - profiles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability

5 July 2015

A monitor with Australian (with a circle in the middle akin to the Australian Aboriginal flag), a video 'play' button, and the symbol for Open CaptionsUnfinished Business was a photographic exhibition featuring stories of 30 Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people that have a disability. Each photograph was accompanied by a short narrative-style video interview. These videos are all available to watch online, together or separately, with captions. 


Website - Limbs 4 Kids

11 June 2015

A monitor displaying a group of kids with limb differences standing togetherLimbs 4 Kids supports Australian children and young people with congenital and acquired limb differences. Limbs 4 Kids provides assistance to parents, carers, siblings, family members, healthcare providers, educators and community workers.


Website - Therapy Choices

25 April 2015

A monitor with three healthcare professionals.This website gives information about what different kinds of therapists – such as podiatrists, orthoptists and audiologists – do. It also has information on how to contact a therapist locally.


Website - Healthy Active Life

25 April 2015

A monitor with a video on itThis website talks about the ways to get support in different parts of your life. It has some short videos and no writing.


Booklet - A guide to choosing an OT, Physiotherapist or Speech Therapist for a child

23 April 2015

Monitor displaying a booklet and three healthcare professionalsChoosing a private Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or Speech Pathologist for a child with a developmental disability is a booklet published by the NSW Government. It explains the best ways to find a therapy provider and the questions you should ask.


Video - Decisions, decisions, decisions!

23 April 2015

Monitor with a video icon, and the closed caption symbol.This video talks about what are big decisions and what are small decisions. It also talks about what your rights are when you make a decision. (Captions, no audio description).


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