5 things people often FORGET in their NDIS planning meeting
“I’m strong, I fight for good. That’s why people call me the Hulk.”
“Just because I don't speak, it doesn't mean I don't have anything to say.”
I've got my NDIS plan! Now what?
How to speak NDIS
“Don’t let anything hold you back”- Katie’s story
Let's talk about respite
How will you manage your NDIS budget?
The biggest NDIS myths debunked
How to prepare for your NDIS plan review
Reviewing the NDIS: our take on the Productivity Commission price review.
What to do if you’re unhappy with your NDIS plan
Meet the rugby league players making a difference
Queensland’s Taxi Subsidy Scheme – what you need to know
What is ‘Capacity’ and why does it matter?
Improving your communication with people with a disability
Chris Taylor’s journey into the NDIS with stepson
Housing options under the NDIS
Step up and say NO to bullying! For people with an intellectual disability.
I refuse to let Autism define me
Virtual learning becomes a reality
Great Endeavour Rally teams battle dust on iconic outback adventure
People with a disability in Rockhampton gain greater independence in state-of-the-art housing
QLD Premier gives top awards to Endeavour Foundation’s long-serving supported employees with 90 years of combined service
Senator Jan McLucas will be at two public forums about the NDIS
We’re partnering with researchers and industry in tailoring new and existing technologies to your needs and abilities:
Endeavour Foundation's Guide for the IPAD as a Communication / Learning / Educative / Planning / Interactive Tool.
Our houses are equipped with smart technology that enables you to live independently, safe, and connected:
Endeavour Foundation supported the development and production of a Queensland edition of ‘Supporting Older People with an Intellectual Disability to Age at Home: A Manual for Support Staff and Carers’. This manual and its supporting Manager’s Guide provide tools to guide support staff in understanding common health symptoms and conditions that may be experienced by people with a disability who are ageing. The Manual can be downloaded here and the Manager’s Guide can be downloaded here.
The EduTouch Magic Carpet, developed by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers allows intuitive direct physical interactions with a digital environment without the need to master a mouse, keyboard or controller. This makes it an ideal system for young children, patients undergoing physical rehabilitation, people with disabilities and the elderly to name just a few. The technology allows the user to experience whole body immersive interaction and has many potentially educational, social and physical benefits.
Early childhood care and education; Secondary education; Corporate training and team building; Pediatric therapy, assisting in the rehabilitation process; Health and fitness, encouraging physical activity; Advertising, immersing customers in an interactive environment and Disability services, providing previously inaccessible exploratory experiences.
Find out more on the Eduss learning website here.
The Federal Disability Discrimination Act 1992 provides protection for all Australians against discrimination based on disability. Read a brief guide to the Disability Discrimination Act on the Australian Human Rights Commission website here.
Australia is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Find out more on the United Nations website here.
The Department of Social Services (DSS)
Australian Bureau of Statistics has the latest information on Disability and Work Australian Social Trends.
Australian Government Department of Employment has information on how to find and keep employment, and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.
The Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability (QCIDD) website has resources for people with a disability and their families, support staff and health professionals.
The Me section has downloadable information sheets on Teeth, Food, Health, Exercise, Feelings and Body; the Families section has downloadable information sheets on food, teeth, health, exercise, feelings and body to coincide with the information available for people with a disability; and the Health Professionals section has downloadable information sheets on physical health, intellectual disability, practice tools, syndromes, hidden problems, mental health and the QCIDD Clinic.
The NDS website features information on the Realising Good Health & Wellbeing Support Worker training resource. Find out more here.
Homes For Everybody - Endeavour Foundation’s guide to achieving a more accessible, liveable home that supports independence and safety.
Nican’s portal has information on services, events and news for Inclusive recreation for Australians of all abilities.
Get empowered! Read Endeavour Foundation’s Advocacy Manual and Workbook.
To learn more about Endeavour Foundation’s advocacy work and check out our current NDIS campaigns, visit the Advocacy page here.
Helen Sanderson Associates website contains information and numerous resources
for person-centred practice.
The NSW Government Ageing, Disability and Home Care department developed a resource book on
Working in Person Centred Ways.