http://etraining.communitydoor.org.au/login/index.php:  This is a useful resource for 'Communication processes to accommodate diverse groups'  because it provides community service workers with additional courses to strengthen their skills on working with cultural diverse groups. An example of this is a course that focuses on 'Awareness of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture, history and language' which is under the name of cultural integrity.

Communication techniques that consider cultural sensitivities, values and practices - i like that this resources explains techniques that will achieve equal treatment, and that will work for everyone.

https://imvc.com.au/youthservices/broaden-your-horizons/disability-information/autism-spectrum-disorders/: This link provides users with multiple breakdowns on disorders. One that caught my eye was autism spectrum. This link explains comm strategies to communicate with autistic clients. They mention that it is important to acknowledge that each person is individual & should be approached as such. This is how i explain to people what it is like to work with someone on the autism spectrum

During school holiday and weekend periods, additional programs and camps provide respite care.

http://www.visionaustralia.org/services/family-friends-and-carers/communicating-effectively-with-people-who-are-blind:  This link is useful as it has a list of ways you can communicate with people who are visually impaired. this includes, Identifying yourself, and one really interesting one was Continue to use body language. This will affect the tone of your voice and give a lot of extra information to the person who is vision impaired

This page lists a easy to manage amount of tips to consider when speaking to someone with vision impairment. It is simple and clearly dot pointed, a great start to educating yourself on the communication considerations.

http://www.ableaustralia.org.au/support-our-work/make-donation?gclid=CIORrtSw7NICFdAEKgod8UUEzg:  Able australia provides a specified 'deafblind' service. This includes services such as: Life transition planning, including mentoring and peer support Digital literacy and assistive technology training and support (Ablelink) Telephone or video interpreting Auslan training  Interpreting and translating support.

Able Australia Services is a long-standing non-profit organisation that provides services to people living with multiple disabilities.

http://www.ridbc.org.au/blindness: this link provides us with a list of the different kind of things that may be a barrier for the blind and also things that help the blind. These are some of the things that help them communicate and navigate their way around the world: A sighted guide A cane, or for young children, a pushable mobility device, usually on rollers or casters A Guide Dog An electronic travel aid

Learn more about vision loss, and what it's like to be blind. What is it like to be blind?

http://www.ydas.org.au/advocacy/individual-advocacy/: this service is open to people from the ages of 12 to 25. YDAS provides a range of needs such as employment, education, housing, social security, healthcare, discrimination and more.

The only advocacy service in Australia dedicated to helping young people with disability achieve their human rights

https://uccommunity.org.au/disability-services: this service provides opportunities for people of all ages from young children to young adults to older adults.

Queensland Disability Services I UnitingCare Community

https://noahsarkinc.org.au/: Noah's ark aims at clients between the ages of 0-8 with a disability.

Building better futures for children with disabilities

http://www.ifhohyp.org/: IFHOHYP had a meeting in 2016 about the summer camp they held in denmark. there was  60 young hard of hearing participants, coming from 12 different countries. They shared activities like  teambuilding, exciting workshops and presentations on music, culture and international relations. I think it is amazing that this organisation is bringing so many people in need, to this one place from all over the world.

5 tips to help you communicate with deaf colleagues - EPIC Assist

epic conducts a VALID Our Choice Expo, which aims to empower participants and their supporters who are getting ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. some of the things they talk about are: Equipment & assistive technology Legal & complaints support Early intervention & therapy

epic conducts a VALID Our Choice Expo, which aims to empower participants and their supporters who are getting ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. some of the things they talk about are: Equipment & assistive technology Legal & complaints support Early intervention & therapy

http://adec.org.au/index.php/programs/projects/host-carer-exhibition: This page led me to the introduction of an exhibition called 'HostCarer'. This exhibition is for fighting for equality. explores the challenges and experiences of people living with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, as well as their carers and families. The exhibition offers hope and advice to others in similar situations.

http://adec.org.au/index.php/programs/projects/host-carer-exhibition: This page led me to the introduction of an exhibition called 'HostCarer'. This exhibition is for fighting for equality. explores the challenges and experiences of people living with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, as well as their carers and families. The exhibition offers hope and advice to others in similar situations.

http://epicassist.org/au/epichub/5-tips-to-help-you-communicate-with-deaf-colleagues/?gclid=CLaa-8LQ9dICFVcnvQod0Z8JzA:  this link provides information on how to communicate with deaf colleges. This includes: gaining attention speaking clearly have good lighting and limited background noise check for understanding provide additional communication support

5 tips to help you communicate with deaf colleagues - EPIC Assist

http://www.ridbc.org.au/: this link provides us with special hearing school for children. One of them is the Thomas Pattison school for the deaf. some of the services they provide are Primary focus on Auslan and English language development. Group and/or individual Speech Pathology for all students Mainstream inclusion/integration programs for all students

We are a charity dedicated to the support of hearing & vision impaired children.

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