What We Do:  Individuals & Families

DDWA has been working with people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families for over 30 years.

Set out below are our Services that we offer to our Members:

Join today: Membership is free
for Individuals and Families.

Events & Training

With regular DDWA events and training sessions being added regularly, see what training and workshops can help support you.

Most training is offered at reduced prices for Members.  

NDIS Parent & Carer Training

Do you feel you need training in ways to support your son’s or daughter’s

Now you can use NDIS funding to help support them.

Remember to include Training in your NDIS Plan

NDIS Behaviour Support / Side By Side

We offer support for families who have a son or daughter who has intellectual or developmental disability; and who has behaviour which can be described as challenging.

NDIS Independent Support Coordination

As your Independent Support Coordinator we will support and assist you to optimise your NDIS plan, in order to get the best outcomes from your funded supports.

Complex Communication Support

We provide information and advice for not just people with developmental disability who have complex communication needs, but also their families and supporters.

Individual Advocacy

Are you finding some meetings with health, education and disability staff are difficult?

Do you feel you need someone to support you to stand up for your rights and be heard?


DDWA has an extensive collection of resources available.

These mostly free resources include:

  • guides and booklets

  • YouTube channel

Peer Support Groups

Since 2012 DDWA has supported the establishment or development of 50+ peer support groups.

Find out more about support groups in your area.

Self Managed Services

Are you self-managing, or looking to self-manage?

Find out which of DDWA’s services are available to people who are self-managing.


Online Shop

Browse all our products online:

  • Resources, many FREE to download

  • YouTube videos

  • and more!


Do you have a question about any of these Services?
Please get in touch with us: