Information and referrals for people with disability and their supporters about coronavirus (COVID-19)
Do you have a question about coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Do you want to know what it means for you?
Do you need help because things have changed?
Do you want to know how you can support someone you live with, care for, or support?
Help for you is here.
Contact the Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787.
It’s available Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEST) and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 7pm (AEST). It’s not available on national public holidays.
Children of all abilities can have fun together in the playground thanks to a new communications board installed by Liverpool Council in Collimore Park. The board uses symbols and braille to help people who struggle to communicate due to disability, language problems or limited expressive abilities. By pointing to symbols on the board, users are…Read More
Grace Fava and Myrna Dominguez are passionate about helping children with autism harness their strengths. The organisation works with families to share information and knowledge based on their previous experiences. According to Grace: “It’s not just about autism. There’s children out there with additional needs who have post traumatic-stress disorder (PTSD). If we don’t have…Read More
An interesting post from ScienceDirect.com A systematic review of emotion regulation in children with Autism Spectrum DisorderRead More
A great article from psychologicalscience.org on heavily decorated classrooms Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention & Learning in Young ChildrenRead More
Please feel free to print, sign and return this letter to Autism Advisory & Support Service who will be submitting it to Mr Greg Hunt MP – Federal Minister for Health You can email your letter to: email@example.com Letter Re Better Health Funding for Adult Dental Health 2018Read More
International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December each year. IDPwD is a United Nations sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disability. The Australian Government has been supporting IDPwD…Read More
Hi Grace and all the AASS team! I just wanted to say a huge thank you for all the wonderful services that you provide! Each week we are fortunate enough to receive therapy for students in our support classes. The benefits and the engagement of all students regardless of their ability absolutely amazes me…Read More
Preparing for the Future— Autism and the NDIS Expo Saturday 30th April 2016 9am to 4pm Cabra-Vale Diggers 1 Bartley St Canley Vale 2166 Entry is free Speaker list: 9am Opening—The Hon John Ajaka, Minister for Disability Services 10am NDIS and you—Katherine McLellan, NDIS Campaign Manager 11am Incontinence and Toileting- Erin Donnelly Continence Foundation 12pm…Read More