Next Steps booklet

A practical guide for families raising a child with a disability, developmental delay, genetic, chronic medical or health condition.

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There’s no such thing as a silly question

A practical guide for families living with a child with chronic illness, disability, mental illness or a life-threatening condition.

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Autism Parents’ Handbook – 2020/21 Edition

Your essential guide to services and support in Western Australia.

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Your Guide To Perth Children’s Hospital

This guide as it will help you get to know PCH and the services and facilities we provide.

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I Am Trying to Tell You Something!

A useful guide from DDWA for parents and carers supporting adults who can behave in challenging ways.

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Kick-Starting Your Child’s Career Journey

This updated guide by Sue Robertson, former Managing Director of Edge Employment Solutions, provides practical tips and information to help families plan constructively for their child’s future employment.

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Carer Gateway Emergency Care Plan

The Carer Gateway has created a useful Emergency Care Plan that makes it easy for someone to take over from you in a hurry. It contains all the information about the person that you care for in one place, so that someone else can access this quickly and easily.

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Help to Get Your Voice Heard

DDWA’s specialist advocacy service supports people of all ages who have developmental disability and complex needs to have their voices heard to address and resolve issues in a variety of areas such as health, education, disability services (including NDIS and access to), justice (including guardianship), recreation and housing.

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