DDWA News

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…
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New Readers available: Talking about COVID-19

May 13, 2020
DDWA has developed some Readers to help you to support people with developmental disability to understand the changes they are facing and needing to cope with during the coronavirus pandemic. Choose the format that suits you best!  You can download…
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Getting help from an Advocate

April 20, 2020
DDWA have developed this Easy Read brochure that can help you explain what advocacy is to your family member with intellectual disability. Download: Getting help from an Advocate Did you know that DDWA offer a free Advocacy service? To find…
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New Disability Information Helpline

April 14, 2020
A new service called the Disability Information Helpline is available for people with disability who need help because of coronavirus (COVID-19). It can help families, carers, support workers and services. You can contact the Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787 to…

Priority shopping for NDIS participants

April 6, 2020
The NDIA has worked with supermarket retailers to make sure NDIS participants wanting support to grocery shop, have priority access to home delivery services. This means, as an NDIS participant, from Monday 6 April, you can purchase grocery items online…