Useful Links

Some links that you may find of interest:

Advocate for Children & Young People

Australian Association of Special Education

ADDitude Magazine for People with ADD

Aspect (formerly Autism Association of NSW)

Australian Health Directory

Barnardos Australia
Support services with children with a disability

Carers NSW

Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH)

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Australia

Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

Child Magazine
A monthly parenting publication

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

Down Syndrome Association of NSW

Early Childhood Australia

Early Childhood Intervention Australia (NSW Chapter) Incorporated

Global Education
Teacher resources to encourage a global perspective across the curriculum.

Epilepsy Association

National Youth Mental Health Foundation

Health Translations Directory

The International Dyslexia Association

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

An interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers and children

Learning Difficulties Coalition NSW Incorporated

Learning Disabilities – National Institutes

Local Business Guide

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

National Centre for Learning Disabilities

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Australia Limited

Northcott Early Childhood Autism Service (NECAS)

NSW Government
Family & Community Services Ageing, Disability and Home Care

NSW Department of Education
Practical help for parents

Occupational Therapy Australia

Open College
Teaching children with ADHD

Speech Pathology Australia

Western NSW Local Health District


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

Mental Health Line – 1800 011 511

Health Direct – 1800 022 222

Lifeline Service Seeker

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

Parent Line ACT – 6287 3833

Parent Line Victoria – 13 22 89

Parent Line South Australia – 1300 364 100

Parent Line Queensland & Northern Territory – 1300 30 1300

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

Parenting SA
Promoting the vale of parents and the important role of parenting.

Playgroups NSW

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

Online support service for young people going through a tough time and looking for information on mental health issues.

Reading Writing Hotline
The Reading Writing Hotline is a national adult literacy service.

Resilient Youth Australia

Samaritans Foundation

Siblings Australia

Specific Learning Difficulties Association of NSW

Speech Pathology Masters Programs

St George Local Childcare Directory

Strengthening Families Resourcing Parents
Parenting resources and facts sheets in different languages.

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