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  • CanDo4Kids - Townsend House provides a range of services, programs and activities to children and young adults up to 25 years of age who are blind/vision impaired, deaf/hearing impaired, or deaf blind, and who may have additional disabilities.
    Address: 28 King George Avenue, Hove, 5048
    Tel. 8298 0900
    TTY: 82980960
    Website: http://www.cando4kids.com.au/  

  • Council for Intellectual Disability NSW
    CID is the peak organisation in NSW representing the rights and interests of people with a disability.
    http://www.nswcid.org.au/  

  • Guardianship Tribunal NSW
    It is a legal tribunal which appoints guardians for people with disabilities who are over 16 years of age and are incapable of making their own decisions and need a legally appointed substitute decision maker because no appropriate or safe informal arrangements are in place. Also associated with Office of the Public Guardian and Office of the Protective Commissioner.
    http://www.gt.nsw.gov.au/  

  • Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW
    The MDAA is the peak body for people from a non English speaking background with a disability and their families and carers in NSW. MDAA aims to promote, protect and secure the rights and interests of people from a NESB background with a disability and their families and carers in NSW. It is a very active organisation that publishes a regular and valuable newsletter.
    http://www.mdaa.org.au/  

  • MyTime
    Support for parents/carers of children (up to 16 years) with a disability, chronic medical condition or special need.
    http://www.mytime.net.au

  • National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research
    Links the work of disability researchers with service providers and educators. (USA) 
    http://www.ncddr.org

  • Novita Children's Services
    Providing therapy, equipment and home support services to South Australian children and young people with physical disabilities.
    http://www.novita.org.au

  • People with Disability
    PWD is a national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation. Its primary membership is made up of people with disability and organisations primarily constituted by people with disability. They have a cross disability focus. They provide information, short term advocacy, advocacy around systems issues, representation to government, disability sector coordination, and disability rights related research and training and education.
    http://www.pwd.org.au/

  • Siblings Australia, Inc
    Aims to increase awareness of services for families, and in particular, brothers and sisters of children with special needs (disability or chronic illness).
    http://www.siblingsaustralia.org.au

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