Parent Resources

Association for Children with a Disability – NSW

Provides support and information to all parents, carers and families of children with any type of disability.

www.acdnsw.org.au

Brain Injury Australia

The peak acquired brain injury (ABI) advocacy body representing, through its State and Territory Member Organisations, the needs of people with an acquired brain injury, their families and carers.

www.braininjuryaustralia.org.au and member organisations

Carers ACT

The recognised and expert voice with and for Carers, as well as being the major provider of Carer services and supports in the ACT.

www.carersact.asn.au

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

A large service for people with cerebral palsy and their families.

www.cerebralpalsy.org.au

Children with Disability Australia

A not for profit national organisation representing children and young people with disability aged 0-25 years and their families. Membership is free for families.

www.cda.org.au

CP Blogs

A series of blogs by and for people with cerebral palsy, and their families.

cpblogs.org.au

Developing Childhood

A unique e-health parenting companion which assesses baby and toddlers development and provides a personalised milestone cart, development reports and stimulating activities to encourage milestone development.

www.developingchildhood.com.au

Kids at Play

All about advancing the health and wellbeing of ACT children aged 0-5 years, by promoting healthy eating and physical activity to families and the early childhood sector.

health.act.gov.au/kidsatplay

LifeTec

Provides information and advice on the correct use of assistive technology; extensive online database.

www.lifetec.org.au

National Brain Injury Foundation

An organisation established with one simply stated aim:

To care for and to assist those with Acquired Brain Injury and their families.

www.nbif.org.au

Novita Children’s Services

Recognised and celebrated world leader in the research, development and provision of quality services to children and families living with physical disabilities, and acquired brain injuries.

www.novita.org.au

ParentWise Podcasts

A series designed to help families understand some of the complex issues of parenting a child with cerebral palsy.

www.cpresearch.org.au/news_podcasts_parentwise.html

Raising Children Network

Provides information for parents on all aspects and areas of life, from newborns to toddlers through to school age children and onto teenagers. Tips, DVDs, meal ideas, A-Z references, and many other useful parenting tools.

www.raisingchildren.net.au

The Developing Foundation

Supports families seeking treatment for a child or adult with brain injury or developmental disability.

www.developingfoundation.org.au

The Independent Living Centre (ILC)

A location you can visit to view and try out a broad range of assistive technologies available on the market. ILC website shows a broad range of equipment available on the market, and links to the relevant suppliers.

www.ilcaustralia.org.au

The Stella Bella Little Stars Foundation

Offers support and assistance to to brighten the lives of children in the ACT region who are living with serious and long term illnesses.

www.stellabellalittlestars.org.au

Therapy ACT

An ACT Government therapy service for ACT residents

www.dhcs.act.gov.au/therapy_act