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 now 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.

International Day of People with Disability

Sponsorship for International Day of People with Disability Events

October 26, 2020
The Minster for Disability Services Announces that Applications are now open. The Developmental Disability Council of Western Australia is offering sponsorship up to $1000 to support organisations and groups to hold inclusive community events or activities on or around International Day of People with Disability on 3 December…
Young man with Down syndrome chatting to a friend

You’re invited to join us on The Couch and talk about Friendships

July 2, 2020
Are you finding it hard to make friends and relationships with others? We are going to talk about things like: Ways to find friends who like the same things you do Who are real friends How long does it take…

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.

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Unparalleled Solutions
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Autism Association of WA
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Black Swan Health Ltd
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Midway Community Care