Other Local Disability Services

  • Ageing, Disability & Home Care, Department of (ADHC): Eligibility - Children under 6 years: Paediatrician diagnosis of Global Developmental Delay. Delays in 2 or more areas as a result of standardised assessment. Diagnosis strongly associated with significant intellectual disability, eg, Down Syndrome. Provides: Case management, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physio Therapy and Psychology services. Phone for information, referral and intake service.
  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance: Eligibility - Focuses on the needs of children with disabilities aged 0 to 18 years with cerebral palsy. Services focus around key times/events in families and children’s lives, rather than providing therapy continuously throughout the year, eg, assists families and children to follow programs that will help them to continue to learn new skills in mobility, communication and self care, Support families in making home layout easier, work with families and schools to help children access and maximize participation in educational settings, provide information about transport and vehicle options for safe traveling, give ideas on recreational and leisure options to cater for children and family’s special interests and offer families and children advice on equipment/technology and support in funding applications. www.cerebralpalsy.org.au