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.

We support people with...

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.

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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When do I need a Carer Statement for an NDIS Application or Review?

June 23, 2021
This FAQ explains what a carer Statement is and how to write one
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NDIS Plan Reviews: I’m not satisfied with the NDIA’s decision so what is the process from here?

May 27, 2021
This FAQ explains the 3 types of reviews that you can request when you want the NDIA to reconsider a decision.

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.

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? Call us on (08) 9420 7203

Our Premium Plus Supporters

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