Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Resources
Which Way? Getting Ready for Study and Work
Tips for young Indigenous people who have a disability or medical condition
First People’s Disability Network (Australia)
The First Peoples Disability Network (Australia) FPDN is the national peak disability organisation representing Aboriginal people with disabilities and their families who aim to be a strong voice of and for Aboriginal people with disabilities and their families.
Beyond Blue Resource
Beyond Blue has 2 resources specifically made for people of Aboriginal Torres Strait Islanders decent which can be found at:
Inspire, Include, Increase. . .Our Stories DVD
Access for Aboriginal People with a Disability
Information on the Department of Human Services website looking at access for Aboriginal people with a disability
Websites for supporting Indigenous Youth
A document created by NDCO Clea Alcorn listing websites that may be useful to Indigenous youth with a disability.
Information for Service Providers
Aboriginals with Disability Getting Services Right
Published in 2006 this Western Australian government booklet provides information for agencies wanting to develop services for Aboriginal people with disability and create more responsive current services. It provides insight into the Aboriginal perception of disability and suggestions for ways to transmit information to communities in a culturally appropriate ways and provides information on aboriginal people’s view on disability, information about disability, access to culturally responsive supports and services, access to carer supports, access to other disability related services, advocacy.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet – Cultural Ways
“Welcome to the Indigenous cultural ways web resource - a 'one-stop info-shop' for people working, studying or interested in the health and cultural ways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.”
Also contains information on policies and strategies, programs and projects, organisations, resources, publications, workforce and, funding opportunities.
Engaging Indigenous People with a Disability
New South Wales NDCO presentation on engaging Indigenous people with a disability on the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) website.