Lifeline provides a 24 hour telephone crisis support service. In addition, their website include lots of information about mental health issues and services and local centres offer face to face services.
This website presents a variety of information about being the parent of a child with a disability. This includes government services, working with professionals, impacts on siblings, disability rights and the law.
This website includes information about autism, services available in all parts of Australia and government funding of autism services.
This funding package can be for up to $12,000 per child under 6 and can include early intervention, playgroups and family workshops. Note that children diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder – not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) may also … Read More
Autism Victoria, trading as Amaze, is a member-based not-for-profit organisation and is the peak body for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) in the state of Victoria. Services include an info line, education and training about Autism, conferences and research funding. Amaze … Read More
Aspect is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to build the confidence and capacity of people with Autism. Services are provided in NSW, ACT and VIC and include diagnostic assessments, early intervention, schools, training, social events and support. Aspect have collaborated … Read More
This website provides information and links about education in Australia and has a helpful page on Special Education, including links to key government services offering special education.
Vision Australia is the leading provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in positive partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help achieve the possibilities they choose in life.
RANZCO is the professional body for Ophthalmologists. Their website includes information about what an opthamologist does and some common eye conditions and treatments.
Foster, R. S., Bint, L. J. and Halbert, A. R. (2012), Topical 0.1% rapamycin for angiofibromas in paediatric patients with tuberous sclerosis: A pilot study of four patients. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53: 52–56. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2011.00837.x This article reports on … Read More