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    Advocacy: Self Directed Action Booklet

    This booklet focuses on identifying and developing skills for effective self-advocacy. The addition of these skills will aid students in determining what they need from their post-secondary education experience, resulting in a positive experience for both students and staff. (Terri Sharpe - Edith Cowan University - 2000).

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    An Introduction to Disability Advocacy: online training

    The aim of this course is to introduce what it takes to be an effective advocate and provide a strong foundation in advocacy practice. This course is unaccredited and is available FREE of charge.

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    Australian Centre for Disability Law

    The Australian Centre for Disability Law promotes and protect the human and legal rights of people with disability and their supporters through legal advocacy. Their services include: providing legal advice; taking on selected casework;  assisting with referrals; delivering Community Legal Education; and, undertaking law reform and projects

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    Autism and Aspergers Advocacy Australia

    Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia, also known as A4, is a systemic advocacy organisation that advocates nationally in Australia on behalf of people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including Asperger's Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).

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    Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)

    Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA) Ltd supports and strengthens independent disability advocacy agencies in their work of advocating for and with people with disabilities so that they are valued and included members of the community, their fundamental needs are met and their human rights are respected. DANA is a network of almost 70 agencies from across Australia.

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    Mental Health: ARAFMI

    ARAFMI provides support and advocacy for families and friends with mental illness or disorder. ARAFMI can help by offering, support, education and advocacy.

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    National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP)

    The National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) provides people with disability with access to effective disability advocacy that promotes, protects and ensures their full and equal enjoyment of all human rights enabling community participation.

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    Standing Up For Your Rights: Tertiary Education

    This Vision Australia guide includes an overview of relevant Federal legislation that protects your right to participation in education, how and who you can approach for assistance, and the most effective ways to promote your rights. 

    We know that people who are blind or have low vision encounter barriers in many areas, including accessing Tertiary Education. From this guide, you will learn to identify communication strategies and skills you can use to develop an organised approach to addressing barriers you will encounter in education settings due to your blindness or low vision. 

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    Standing Up For Your Rights: Tertiary Education

    This guide from Vision Australia guide includes an overview of relevant Federal legislation that protects your right to participation in education, how and who you can approach for assistance, and the most effective ways to promote your rights.

  • Video

    Using Microsoft Teams for Remote Work with Sign Language

    If you are new to using Teams, this webinar will demonstrate how to use features like video calling to communicate with sign language and how to turn on live captions in a meeting. Note: They are using ASL and not Auslan but the video provides a good explanation on how to include sign language videos into a Teams meeting.