Supporting people with developmental disabilities and their families since 1985

DDWA offers free membership to people who have an interest in advancing the rights and needs of people with disability.

Our key focus areas...

Developmental Disability WA has a broad focus in both who we support and the aspects of life that may be of interest to them. To help you find what you are looking for, we have provided information in several popular topics shown below.

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Become a member

By joining Developmental Disability WA you are joining the peak organisation in WA for people with intellectual and other developmental disability and their families, and the organisations and people who support them.

International Day of People with Disability

Applications now open: $1000 Sponsorship for International Day of People with Disability Events 2022

October 30, 2022
  Through a grant from the WA Department of Communities, Developmental Disability WA is offering funds to support organisations and groups to hold inclusive community events or activities on or around the International Day of People with Disability on3 December…

Implementing Communication Disability in your Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) workshops

September 23, 2022
You are invited to a workshop about implementing communication disability in your Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP)

Our Services

Support Coordination

DDWA offers NDIS Independent Support Coordination.

Family Peer Support

Side by Side is a program which supports and connects families experiencing behaviour which could be seen as challenging.

Individual Advocacy

Our specialist advocacy service supports people of all ages who have developmental disability and complex needs. This is a free service.

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Upcoming Events & Training

Increase your skills and knowledge by signing up for one or more of DDWA’s Workshops.

Make sure to include Training in your NDIS Plan. Not sure if you are eligible to register or have no funding? Please call us for more information on (08) 9420 7203.

For more information about our current or upcoming events, contact us by email: or call us on: (08) 9420 7203.

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Our Premium Plus Supporters

DDWA thanks the following organisation members for their ongoing support and all of our other surporters.