my child with a disability
Facilitation and Planning service supports people with disability who want to explore their goals, expand their opportunities and enjoy community life. We work with you on a short term basis to develop an Individualised Support Package (ISP) that meets your current and future needs. Your goal may be as specific as learning to drive or as complex as reviewing your overall support needs. We can also support you to put together a comprehensive funding proposal for your ISP.
Our Case Management service works with you and your family to support your goals and aspirations. This service is available to people with disability and complex health conditions.
Our Early Childhood Services (ECS) support families who have a child from 0-6 years of age with a disability or learning delay through a variety of therapy, inclusion and support services.
Yooralla School Services support children who have a disability to:
- access the curriculum
- maximise their skills
- be included
- increase their independence
Our statewide Children’s Community Therapy (CCT) service provides specialist therapy services to children aged 0 -18. We use a flexible, family centred approach to support children and their families both in the home and in community settings. We work in partnership with the child, family and/or other services to achieve desired outcomes for the child.
Our Respite services give carers of people with disability the opportunity to take a break from their support role by providing alternative care options for the person they care for. We aim to ensure this experience is both meaningful for the carer and enjoyable for the person with disability.
Foster Care provides full and part-time care for children and adults with disability through family based placements. There are different types of fostering, from looking after someone just on weekends to supporting them until they are ready to be independent.
Central to a person’s health and well-being is 'living well' or maintaining a good quality of life. Our Community Access service can contribute to your ability to 'live well' by offering the following services.
Our Independent Living Centres are large displays of aids and equipment which can be viewed and trialed in actual working environments. Therapists are also available to give advice and demonstrations to ensure that you can find the equipment that best suits your needs.
The Victorian Aids and Equipment Program’s Electronic Communication Devices Scheme is a state-wide service which supports people with disability, who have no speech or speech that is difficult to understand, buy speech generating devices and software. The Scheme can also support the purchase of specialised equipment to make it physically easier to use speech-generating devices.