eNews April 2021 in Easy Read
People with intellectual disability have the right to healthy sexual relationships.
Sometimes other people do not support it.
In our podcast Jono talks about the issues people with disability face to have healthy sexual relationships.
Justen’s story for Justice Matters
“I used to get abused by staff and inmates.”
Justen Thomas talks about how prison can be very hard for people with cognitive disability.
Getting the right help has helped change Justen’s life.
Like everyone people with disability want to date.
It can be scary but it can also be fun.
Here are a few tips for safe dating.
More Than Just a Job
Our More Than Just a Job project supports people with intellectual disability to develop
- skills to find work
- confidence to get a job
We also have information for businesses and schools.
Find out more.
Call 1800 424 065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
My Health Record booklet in Plain English
CID has worked with The Australian Digital Health Agency
We have made a Plain English booklet to help you make decisions about your online My Health Record.
Participate in 3DN and UNSW’s research study
CID is working with 3DN and UNSW.
3DN and UNSW want to make a website to help people find mental health support and services.
We want to ask people with ID what they think.
Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
Counselling and referral service for people with disability.
If you are a person with a disabilty and have ever been hurt or treated badly you can talk to the National Counselling and Referral Service.
Phone 1800 421 468.
Disability Gateway - COVID-19
You can contact the Disability Gateway to get information and advice about COVID-19.
The service is free and private.
They can also tell you about support services for counselling and advocacy.
The Disability Gateway can help families, carers and support workers too.
To use the Disability Gateway, go to Disability Gateway’s website or call 1800 643 787.