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Helpful External Information, Resources and Research

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Care for carers in Australia

  • Carer Gateway

 

Carer Gateway aims to make your life easier.

By calling Carer Gateway, you will be connected with a new Australia-wide network of Carer Gateway service providers. They will talk through what you need and help you to find local services and support to help you.

 

https://www.carergateway.gov.au/

 

  • My time

 

“MyTime is a place where parents and carers can go and not feel judged, to find a friend, to connect to your community and to have a life line in the hardest of times.”

– member feedback

http://mytime.net.au/

Disability Services in Australia

 

  • NDIS

 

Can you get NDIS funding for you or your child?

 

https://www.ndis.gov.au/applying-access-ndis/am-i-eligible

Parent Support

 

  • At raisingchildren.net.au, we provide free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information to help your family grow and thrive together.

https://raisingchildren.net.au/

Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

  • Dr Tony Attwood

 

This website is a guide for parents, professionals and people with Asperger’s Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder Level 1 and their partners.

In this site you will find issues related to Asperger’s Syndrome, recommended resources, Tony’s publications and presentations.

 

https://tonyattwood.com.au/

 

  • Understanding females with ASD

Spotlight on Girls with Autism - Yellow Ladybugs

https://yellowladybugs.com.au › Download

  • Temple Grandin

http://www.templegrandin.com/

Free Printables

 

  • Natural Beach Living

 

Natural Beach Living is about simple living & Hands on learning. It’s packed with ways to encourage families to play, learn and celebrate childhood!

 

https://www.naturalbeachliving.com/

Free Occupational therapy and Sensory Resources

 

  • The OT Toolbox

 

Here, you will find resources, tools, ideas, and activities geared toward the healthy development of kids.

https://www.theottoolbox.com/

Research

 

  • Groundbreaking WA study shows early intervention therapy can drastically reduce autism diagnosis in children

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-21/wa-study-hows-early-intervention-reduces-autism-diagnosis/100476422

 

Helplines in Australia

If you believe a child is in immediate danger, call Police on 000.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, and you are unsure which service to contact, call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 or Lifeline on 13 11 14. Both are available from anywhere in Australia 24 hours a day (toll free) and provide generalist crisis counselling, information and referral services.

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