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Introduction to disability services and the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is being rolled out across Australia and may already provide publicly-funded disability services where you live.

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Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs, also called service dogs, are animals trained to help people who are living with physical disabilities to move around and do everyday activities.

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Living with Parkinson’s disease

Most people with Parkinson’s disease continue to live rich and rewarding lives but some adaptations and changes might be needed with time.

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How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness

Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.

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Living with depression

Research shows that talking can help people recover from depression and cope better with stress. Find out about how to manage depression.

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Living with cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy cannot be cured, but a lot can be done to help people with the condition.

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Living with osteoarthritis

If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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How to live with arthritis

There are many home care and lifestyle aids designed to help reduce the pain associated with your arthritis. Find out about managing arthritis.

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What not to say to an amputee

More than 20,000 amputees live in Australia. To mark Amputee Awareness Week, follow these tips for talking to people with limb loss.

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Victoria disability services

Publicly-funded disability services in Victoria will be delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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