D3 Resource Guide - Adelaide
Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia
T: 1300 728 000
Provides science-based information, resources and services to support children and adults living with severe allergy and risk of anaphylaxis.
Asthma Foundation SA
T: 8238 9300 or 1800 645 130 (info line)
Provides information and support for people with asthma and their carers, and promotes community-wide asthma awareness and education.
Aussie Deaf Kids
T: (02) 8197 0444 or 0419 495 032
Provides online support and resources for parents of children who are hearing-impaired or deaf.
T: 8379 6976 or 1300 288 476 (info line)
Promotes the acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorders, and provides services to enable them and their families to be an integral part of the community.
Better Start for Children with Disability
T: 8291 5600
An initiative that provides funding for early intervention services for children with cerebral palsy, deafblindness, microcephaly, fragile x and a variety of other syndromes.
beyondblue – The National Depression and Anxiety Initiative
T: 1300 224 636 (info line)
Works to address issues related to depression and anxiety and reduce the stigma associated with the illness by increasing community awareness, providing information on treatment options and conducting research.
Bladder and Bowel Website
T: 1800 330 066 (helpline)
Information and advice on the prevention and management of bladder and bowel problems.
Bowel Group for Kids Inc
T: (02) 4659 6067 or 0431 857 188
Offers advice and support to families of children who have Hirschsprung’s disease, imperforate anus, and related conditions.
Can Do 4 Kids
T: 8298 0900 or TTY 8298 0960
Provides a range of services, programs and activities for children and young adults up to 25 years of age who are blind or vision-impaired, deaf or hearing-impaired, or deaf and blind, and who may have additional disabilities.
T: 1800 226 833 or 8122 6492
Aims to help young people aged between 12 and 24 years cope with cancer by providing a place to meet, talk about their experiences, and offer mutual support.
Coeliac South Australia and Northern Territory
T: 8336 1476
Offers information and support to people with coeliac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and those requiring a gluten-free diet.
CARA (Community Accommodation and Respite Agency)
T: 8347 4588
Part of the Spastic Centres of South Australia, CARA is an accommodation and respite service for adults and children with severe and multiple disabilities.
Cora Barclay Centre
T: 8267 9200
Provides family-focused, auditory-verbal therapy for children who are deaf or hearing-impaired. Offers early-intervention services for children up to six, and support services for students up to 18.
Cystic Fibrosis South Australia
T: 8221 5595 or 1800 232 823
Provides a range of services, equipment and support for people with cystic fibrosis, their families and friends.
T: 8223 3335 or TTY 8223 6530
Helps people who are deaf to promote and extend their social, educational and occupational activities. The site provides information, counselling and referral services, as well as information on sign-language courses and interpreting services.
Deaf Children Australia
T: 1800 645 916 (helpline) or TTY (03) 9539 5300
Information and support for families of children who are deaf or hearing-impaired.
T: 1300 136 588 or 8234 1977
Provides information on how people affected by diabetes and pre-diabetes can access services and advice in their area.
Disability – Government of South Australia
Provides a range of information, advocacy and support services for people with disabilities, and their families. Website has resources, news, contact and event information.
Down Syndrome Society of South Australia Inc (DSSSA)
T: 8369 1122
Offers programs and services that aim to improve the education and employment opportunities of people with Down syndrome, as well as their health, wellbeing and lifestyle.
Epilepsy Action Australia
T: 1300 374 537
Provides services for those with a personal or professional involvement with epilepsy. Website includes information on epilepsy and seizures, as well as a discussion forum.
Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia
T: 1300 950 594
Offers opportunities for social and intellectual contact for gifted and talented children, as well as seminars, workshops, conferences and development courses for parents and teachers.
Guide Dogs SA
T: 8203 8333 or TTY 8203 8391 or 1800 484 333
Services include advice and assessments for people who are blind or vision-impaired, and their families.
Independent Living Centre South Australia
T: 8266 5260 or 1300 885 886
Provides information and advice on assistive technology for people with disabilities.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
T: 8338 3677
Supports the research of Type 1 diabetes.
Mental Illness Fellowship South Australia
T: 8378 4100
Education, support, rehabilitation and recovery-based programs to help people with a mental illness, their carers and the community.
Miracle Babies Foundation
T: 1300 622 243 or 9724 8999
Supporting premature and sick newborns, their families and the hospitals that care for them.
Muscular Dystrophy Association South Australia
T: 8234 5266
Provides information and support services for individuals affected by neuromuscular disorders, their families and carers.
National Asthma Council Australia
T: 1800 032 495 or (03) 9929 4333
A not-for-profit organisation working to improve the health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.
Novita Children's Services
T: 8243 8243
Provides therapy, equipment and family-support services for children and young people with physical disabilities or acquired brain injuries.
Playgroup SA Inc
T: 8344 2722 or 1800 171 882
Provides support for families with young children, including those with special needs, to have fun and learn together through play.
T: 1800 334 771 or 1300 722 644 (support line)
Supports children diagnosed with cancer, and their families, by providing hospital and community-based support, financial assistance and education services.
Reflux Infants Support Association Inc (RISA)
T: (07) 3229 1090
Supports families of infants and children who have gastro-oesophageal reflux.
T: 1800 187 263 (helpline) or (03) 9682 5933
Conducts programs and campaigns to improve the lives of people living with mental illness, as well as those of their family and friends. Also operates telephone and online helplines.
T: 0408 720 558
Focuses on the wellbeing of siblings of children and adults with disabilities, chronic illness and mental-health problems. Website includes resources, information on workshops and a directory of services.
Spastic Centres of South Australia Inc
T: 8347 2664
Provides services and support for people with disabilities with the aim of enhancing their social and life skills.
SPELD South Australia
T: 8431 1655
A non-profit organisation that provides advice and services to support children and adults with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.
TADSA – Technical Aid to the Disabled SA Inc
T: 8261 2922 or 1300 663 243
Volunteers and staff build customised equipment to assist people with disabilities, and offer technical advice and assessments.
T: 1300 847 466 or TTY (02) 9334 3260
Offers a wide range of services, specialist knowledge and skills tailored to suit individual needs, to enrich the participation in life of people who are blind or have low vision.
Women and Children's Health Network
T: 8161 7000
Promotes the health, wellbeing and development of children, young people and families, providing support for those with additional needs.