Links to resources and information MASDAG members have found useful or informative.

Local services and resources:

Mount Alexander Shire Community Connect

Bendigo Health – Carer Support Services

NDIS Local Area Coordination (LAC) Loddon – Intereach – 1300 968 140

NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Loddon – Intereach – 1300 968 140

Dhelkaya Community Health

State and National Websites:

VisionAustralia – Contact

National Disability Insurance Scheme – 1800 800 110

Guide Dogs Victoria

More links:

People with Disability – 0408 682 867

Disability Advocacy Victoria – Victorian peak for advocacy agencies.

Disability Advocacy Resource Unit – DARU

Disability Advocacy Network Australia – DANA

Self Advocacy Resource Unit – SARA

Brain Injury Matters – Self Advocacy group for people with Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI)

Disability Discrimination Legal Service

Villamanta Legal Service  (Community Legal Service operating throughout the state of Victoria on disability related legal and justice issues for people who have a disability)

Victorian Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission

Australia Human Rights Commission

AMIDA (Action for More Independence and Dignity in Accommodation)

Reinforce (self advocacy run by and for people with intellectual disability)

Communication Rights Australia (advocacy for people with little or no speech)

Blind citizens Australia is the united voice of Australians who are blind or vision impaired. 1800 033 660.

Inspiring or Thought-provoking Ted talks and other Videos:

Looking Past Limits – Caroline Casey

How to Listen – Evelyn Glennie