Coronavirus COVID-19 Information

The DDWA team constantly sources information to help support families and people with disability to be as prepared as possible during the ongoing pandemic.

Coronavirus

WA Government COVID-19 Latest Updates

COVID-19 is having a huge impact on people with a disability and their families and the Western Australian government have resources to support you in the following areas:

  • Community resources
  • Mental health
  • Heath
  • Income support
  • Service provision issues
  • Home - including homelessness, rent, eviction
  • Self-management
  • Planning - including complex support and/or communication needs
  • personal protective equipment
  • General COVID-19

Please call: 1800 031 093

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DDWA Resources

Accessible Information About Coronavirus

DDWA has developed some Readers to support people with developmental disability to understand the changes they are facing and needing to cope with during the pandemic.

Coronavirus Health Planning for Your Family

Navigating the health and wellbeing of your family or the person you support can be confusing and overwhelming at this difficult time. DDWA are available to support our families and members.

COVID-19 Easy Read Resources

It is crucial that we support those with developmental disability and complex communication needs with ways to talk about their new routines, their feelings and their understanding of the coronavirus pandemic.

Information for NDIS Self Managers

Our staff are working to make sure we are available for any concerns or questions you have regarding your management of staff, and self managed plans. The following page will help you to plan and prepare to maintain appropriate supports for your loved one.

Mental Health During COVID-19

It's important to look after our own mental health and to support the mental health of those we care about during the pandemic. We have listed some resources and tip sheets to help you in this journey.

Supporting people with disability during COVID 19

Jaquie Mills from Microboards and Rachel Skoss Phd, from the Telethon Kids Institute talk about how to support someone with a disability during this pandemic.