Spend all the funds in your National Disability Insurance Scheme plan. That’s the advice from Newcastle mother Penny White who thought she was doing the right thing conserving money and now regrets it.

Carers report that attending support groups has positive effects on their health and wellbeing. Research also indicates the strong role of social support in reducing stress.

Ever since she was old enough to understand adult topics, Martina Wonderley has negotiated the health and social welfare systems on behalf of her older brothers who live with significant disabilities.

From a fitness warrior program to dance classes, from overnight camps to fun sports days,  Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA) has great sessions to ensure your youngster enjoys the July school holidays. Here’s a brief overview:

Children in NSW with a disability and developmental delay will benefit from an investment of more than $136 million in targeted services through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

If you have a child or teen who could benefit from some exercise and want to make new friends, enrol them in a sports camp designed for youngsters who walk with the use of a mobility aid (GMFC3 class of mobility for children with CP).