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
State and National Websites:
National Disability Insurance Scheme – 1800 800 110
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