Links & Resources

Positive Powerful Parents Facebook Pages

Positive Powerful Parents have 2 Facebook pages

The red Facebook page is for all of PPP’s members and friends

The purple Facebook page is called the Parents Rights Network and is for parents only

 

Positive Powerful Parents Facebook Parents Rights Network Facebook
Positive Powerful Parents Parents Rights Network

Information about Positive Powerful Parents

Positive Powerful Parents Brochure

PPP Brochure

Positive Powerful Parents A4 Poster 

PPP A4 Poster (1)

 

Resources made by Positive Powerful Parents

 

The top 10 tips for being a good self-advocate

10-Tips-for-being-a-strong-Self-Advocate.pdf

 

Safe Story Sharing animations

These animations were created by strong Self Advocates.

We created two animations about safe story sharing, one of them has an auslan interpreter. 

Tips for sharing your story safely

2021 Safe Story Sharing A3 PRINT (1)

 

Running Safe Groups

These animations were created by strong Self Advocates.

We created two animations about running safe groups, one of them has an auslan interpreter. 

Tips for running a safe Self Advocacy Group

2022 Running Safe Groups A4 – V5 PRINT

 

Hand in Hand Report

The Hand in Hand report was made by PPP and new parents

Hand-in-Hand-Parents-meeting-final.pdf

 

Self Advocacy Contacts

Would you like to join a Self Advocacy Group or does your Self Advocacy Group need support?

Please see links below for organisations that can help you find a Self Advocacy Group near you or help your self advocacy group with information and support.

Reinforce

Reinforce Self Advocacy: run for and by people with an intellectual disability

http://reinforce.org.au/

Voices together

An online resource for self advocacy groups

https://www.voicestogether.com.au/

SARU (Self Advocacy Resource Unit)

SARU supports Victorian self advocacy groups that are run by and for people with an intellectual disability

http://www.saru.net.au/

DARU

The Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU) provides resources for disability advocacy in Victoria

http://www.daru.org.au/

DANA

The Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)

https://www.dana.org.au/

Legal & Advocacy contacts

Do you need legal advice or and advocate?

You may be able to get legal help for free, contact legal aid.

Advocates are for free.

Please see some contacts below

Legal Aid Victoria

Can help you to get legal advice and free legal services

https://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/

Disability Discrimination Legal Service

http://www.ddls.org.au/

VALID

Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability

Can help you get an advocate

An advocate can help you speak up and go to meetings with you

http://www.valid.org.au/

Star Victoria

Can help you get an advocate

An advocate can help you speak up and go to meetings with you

https://starvictoria.org.au/

AMIDA

AMIDA (Action for More Independence & Dignity in Accommodation) advocates for good housing for people with disability

https://www.amida.org.au/

 

Helpful Links for parents

 

NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)

Do you have an NDIS plan?

Your NDIS plan can help you with goals

One of your goals can be – to be the best parent you can be

Here is a link to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

https://www.ndis.gov.au/

 

Public Transport Victoria

MYKI register

If you register your MYKI card, child protection can put money on your myki card to help travel to access visits

https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/register-your-myki/

Public Transport Victoria Travel Access Pass

You might be eligible for free public transport in Victoria

Click link below

https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/concessions-and-free-travel/access-travel-pass/

Companion Card

You might be entitled to get the companion card

The companion card can get your support worker into activities for free- including public transport

Click link below

http://www.companioncard.org.au/

For Organisations

Safe Story Sharing booklet for Organisations

Does your organisation want someone to share their personal story?

Follow the link to see how you can support them to do it safely.

Self-Advocacy-and-Safe-Story-Sharing.pdf

Hand in Hand Report

The Hand in Hand report was made by PPP and new parents

Hand-in-Hand-Parents-meeting-final.pdf

Working with Parents with an Intellectual Disability

Resources created to support organisations working with people with intellectual disability

https://vimeo.com/329958768

www.parentingrc.org.au/programs/healthy-start/

How to create a plain English document

Working with People who use Plain English

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