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Important information for WA service providers from the Department of Communities

The Department of Communities has released important information for disability service providers in WA.
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NDIS Commission - guidance on behaviour support and restrictive practices due to Covid-19

The NDIS Commission has released a new fact sheet explaining behaviour support and restrictive practices due to COVID-19.

DRC begins hearing on health care for people with cognitive disability

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The first day of the Sydney hearing covered the themes of communication deficiencies, the importance of education regarding disabilities and supporting decision making. Commissioners Sackville, Atkinson, Galbally and Bennett were in attendance.

An advocate with Down syndrome stressed the seriousness of prenatal screening, the need for better mental health support for people with intellectual disability, and the importance of being up-to-date with current research on epilepsy and Alzheimer’s for people with Down syndrome.

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