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Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities (ADEC) strives to empower people with a disability from Non-English speaking backgrounds, their carers, and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian community.

Association for Children with a Disability is an Australian organisation operated by parents of children with a disability offering support, education and advocacy.

Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability (ASSID) is an organisation that inks research to practice in seeking to promote greater understanding of intellectual disability.

Carers Victoria offer counselling, advice and advocacy services for families that support a loved one with additional needs due to disability, mental health, chronic health, or aged care.

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) delivers education and intervention services through its nine geographical regions.

Department of Human Service Regions (DHS) delivers community based services through its eight geographical regions.  

The Family Village is a web site for children and adults with disabilities, their families, and their friends and allies. Family Village brings together thousands of online resources in a organized, easy-to-use directory.

My Time groups provide local support for mums, dads, grandparents and anyone caring for a young child under school age with a disability or chronic illness.

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a US based federation of individuals and organizations working together to build a better world for people affected by rare diseases. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.

Parentline provides a telephone counselling service to parents and carers of children aged from birth to eighteen years in Victoria. Professional counsellors are able to explore a variety of issues that impact on parenting and relationships as well as provide contact details for community services.

The Victorian Continence Resource Centre is a service of the Continence Foundation of Australia, Victoria, a not for profit organsiation that raises awareness about bladder and bowel control problems, and provides education and resources to consumers, carers, health professionals and service providers. The 'One Step At A Time: a parent guide to toilet skills for children with special need' booklet and tipsheets can be downloaded from the site.


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