For Facilitators

RAISING CHILDREN NETWORK

This website has great information on a range of parenting topics, including entire sections focusing on disability and autism.

There is also a Working with Parents section, full of resources, information and links to local services.

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Information about NDIS and how it will affect your members, your community, and local services. This site also includes a range of resources and fact sheets about NDIS, as well as:

 

SNAICC

The national peak body representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, SNAICC has tools, publications, research and training for professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.

 

Children with disability Australia

Advocacy, legal, education, and NDIS information and support.

 

HealthDirect

A-Z health information, including articles on specific conditions and medications, resources, and a network of websites with information on:

  • General information
  • Pregnancy & parenting
  • Mental health
  • Aged care

 

BeyondBlue

Resources, information, and advice for professionals and the public on depression and anxiety, with links and referrals to support services.

 

For play helpers

RAISING CHILDREN NETWORK

This website has useful tips in:

  • helping children learn to play and make friends,
  • babies making friends,
  • benefits of inclusive friendship and play

Also, a entire sections focusing on disability and autism.

 

Novita Children's Services

This website includes information on challenges for children with physical disability, play in practice, and more.

 

Children, Youth and Women's Health Services

This website consists of useful links on:

  • Play stages - easy to read with pictures
  • Play with children
  • More disability specific information.

 

Sydney Children's Hospital Network

This website has fantastic information fact sheets for all types of aspects such as:

  • Disability
  • Safety
  • Medical conditions
  • Basic life support.