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Transitioning to school and preschool

All children in Australia have the right to an inclusive education. There are, however, many barriers to the realisation of this right in the lived experience of children with disability and families.

Learn how to meet your child’s needs.

Talking to your GP

As a parent, you know your child best. If your child is not meeting the milestones for his or her age, or if you think there could be a problem with the way your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, or moves, talk to your child’s doctor and share your concerns.

Don’t wait. Acting early can make a real difference!

Supporting siblings

Siblings of children with a disability make a unique contribution to the family unit and also need attention, understanding and support.

Learn a few trick on how to manage this as a parent.

National financial support

To find the best available support, you first need to understand the difference between Support services and National level services.

This guide will help you identify which one is more appropriate for your case.

About Carers Australia

Carers Australia is the national peak body representing and advocating for unpaid carers.

Our organisation works to improve the health, wellbeing, resilience and financial security of carers, and to make sure that caring is the shared responsibility of family, community and government.

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Be a part of our growing community to talk directly to another carer, share your story and experiences, and take part in online information sessions.

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