Resources

Follow these links for further information about inclusion, access and your rights on the Central Coast and beyond.

The NDIS

New to the NDIS? Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.
www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability/access-requirements.html

NDIS information for participants.
www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability

NDIS information for families and carers.
www.ndis.gov.au/families-carers

Factsheets about the NDIS including Easy English versions.
www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability/fact-sheets-and-publications.html

Videos about the NDIS in Auslan.
www.youtube.com

Information about the NDIS in languages other than English.
www.ndis.gov.au/lote

 

Support and your rights

Information for Consumers with Disability – Australian Competition and Consumer Competition.
www.accc.gov.au

Know your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act – Australian Human Rights Commission.
www.humanrights.gov.au

Resources for families and carers.
www.carersaustralia.com.au

 

Getting around

Do you have a Companion Card? Your support person can receive free entry into participating venues and events around Australia. Find out how to apply and see the list of participating outlets.
www.nswcompanioncard.org.au

Planning a trip? The National Public Toilet Map makes it easy to locate accessible parking, amenities and MLAK (Master Locksmith Access Key) facilities.
https://toiletmap.gov.au

Get accessible travel information and plan ahead when using NSW buses, trains, ferries and light rail.
https://transportnsw.info

Find out about accessibility on the Central Coast, including beach wheelchairs and amenities.
www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/community

 

Sport and recreation

Join a sports team with Special Olympics Central Coast Club.
www.specialolympics.com.au

Catch a wave at a local beach with the help of fantastic trained volunteers at Disabled Surfers Association.
http://disabledsurfers.org

Join Happy Tappers for dynamic tap, jazz and hip hop dance classes.
www.facebook.com

Take part in an assisted sailing experience on Brisbane Water with Sailability NSW.
http://gosfordsailingclub.com

Enjoy the cinema at a local Sensory Friendly Movie session.
www.eventcinemas.com.au

Join the fun social activities with Merry Makers Central Coast.
http://merrymakerscentralcoast.org.au/

 

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