Resources

Useful Links

Some links that you may find of interest:

Advocate for Children & Young People
www.acyp.nsw.gov.au

Australian Association of Special Education
www.aase.edu.au

ADDitude Magazine for People with ADD
www.additudemag.com

Aspect (formerly Autism Association of NSW)
www.autismspectrum.org.au

Australian Health Directory
www.healthdirectory.com.au

Barnardos Australia
Support services with children with a disability
www.barnardos.org.au

Carers NSW
www.carersnsw.asn.au

Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH)
www.rch.org.au/ccch

Cerebral Palsy Alliance
www.cerebralpalsy.org.au

Cerebral Palsy Australia
www.cpaustralia.com.au

Cerebral Palsy Group
www.cerebralpalsygroup.com

Cerebral Palsy Guidance
www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com

Child Magazine
A monthly parenting publication
www.childmags.com.au

Children’s Services Central
Offers information about other people’s training that may be of interest to children’s services in NSW.
www.cscentral.org.au

Down Syndrome Association of NSW
www.downsyndromensw.org.au

Early Childhood Australia
www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au

Early Childhood Intervention Australia (NSW Chapter) Incorporated
www.ecia.org.au

Global Education
Teacher resources to encourage a global perspective across the curriculum.
www.globaleducation.edu.au

Epilepsy Association
www.epilepsy.org.au

Headspace
National Youth Mental Health Foundation
www.headspace.org.au

Health Translations Directory
www.healthtranslations.vic.gov.au

The International Dyslexia Association
www.interdys.org

Kids Helpline
Offers a safe, fun and interactive place for kids and young people to explore issues that are important to them.
www.kidshelp.com.au

LDOnline
An interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers and children
www.ldonline.org

Learning Difficulties Coalition NSW Incorporated
www.ldc.org.au

Learning Disabilities – National Institutes
www.nimh.nih.gov

Local Business Guide
www.localbusinessguide.com.au

The National Attention Deficit Disorder Association
An organisation built around the needs of young adults with ADD and ADHD.
www.add.org

National Centre for Learning Disabilities
www.ncld.org

National Disability Insurance Scheme
www.ndis.gov.au

Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Australia Limited
www.noro.org.au

Northcott Early Childhood Autism Service (NECAS)
www.northcott.com.au

NSW Government
Family & Community Services Ageing, Disability and Home Care
www.adhc.nsw.gov.au

NSW Department of Education
Practical help for parents
https://education.nsw.gov.au/parents-and-carers

Occupational Therapy Australia
www.otaus.com.au

Open College
Teaching children with ADHD
www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/teaching-children-with-adhd

Speech Pathology Australia
www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au

Western NSW Local Health District
https://wnswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/our-services/speech-pathology

 

Mental Health Help Lines

These help lines operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the cost of a local call.

Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636
https://beyondblue.org.au

Mental Health Line – 1800 011 511 
https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/mentalhealth/Pages/mental-health-line.aspx

Health Direct – 1800 022 222
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/

Lifeline Service Seeker
https://lifeline.serviceseeker.com.au/

Parent Help Lines

These help lines operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the cost of a local call.

Parent Line New South Wales – 1300 1300 52
www.parentline.org.au

Parent Line ACT – 6287 3833
www.parentlineact.org.au

Parent Line Victoria – 13 22 89
www.parentline.vic.gov.au

Parent Line South Australia – 1300 364 100
www.parenting.sa.gov.au

Parent Line Queensland & Northern Territory – 1300 30 1300
www.parentline.com.au

Parenting NSW
Practical tips, information and resources to help make parenting a little easier.
www.parenting.html

Parenting SA
Promoting the vale of parents and the important role of parenting.
www.parenting.sa.gov.au

Playgroups NSW
www.playgroupsnsw.org.au

Raising Children Network
Providing information that can help parents with the day to day decisions of raising children and looking after their own needs
www.raisingchildren.net.au

Reachout
Online support service for young people going through a tough time and looking for information on mental health issues.
www.reachout.com.au

Reading Writing Hotline
The Reading Writing Hotline is a national adult literacy service.
www.readingwritinghotline.edu.au

Resilient Youth Australia
www.resilientyouth.org.au

Samaritans Foundation
www.samaritans.org.au

Siblings Australia
www.siblingsaustralia.org.au

SPELD
Specific Learning Difficulties Association of NSW
www.speldnsw.org.au

Speech Pathology Masters Programs
www.speechpathologymastersprograms.com

St George Local Childcare Directory
www.stgeorgechildcare.com.au

Strengthening Families Resourcing Parents
Parenting resources and facts sheets in different languages.
www.resourcingparents.nsw.gov.au

Teach This
Provides high quality, cost effective, curriculum based printable resources designed specifically for teachers, parents and homeschoolers.
www.teachthis.com.au