What have Jack and Fiona been doing during Coronavirus?
Jack has been working from home.
Fiona has been working at a supermarket.
You can hear what they say.
Click on the play button at www.cid.org.au/covid-19#conversations
Get your My Health Matters folder
The My Health Matters folder helps you talk with doctors and health people.
It lets people know how you like to communicate.
It has a place where you write questions for the doctor.
Order your folder online or phone us on 1800 424 065
Tips for finding and keeping work
The Coronavirus has affected people with disability.
Lots of people are worried about work.
Mel says you should tell employers about your strengths.
She says think of things you like to do.
Look for work that involves those things.
Staying safe from house fires
Do you know what to do if there is a fire in your house?
We have made an Easy Read guide about
- how to stop a fire happening in your house
- what to do if there is a fire
This guide will help you stay safe at home.
Keeping people out of prison
The Cognitive Impairment Diversion Program (CIDP) keeps people out of prison.
The government wants to stop funding the CIDP.
Over 4,000 people have signed our petition to keep the funding.
You can sign the petition too.
There are lots of ways to take action to save the CIDP.
Coronavirus has changed our lives
People with disability say their lives have changed because of Coronavirus.
Some changes have been good. Some changes have been bad.
- increased expenses
- changes to supports
- changes to healthcare
New NDIS prices
The NDIS has made a new price guide.
It is important to understand the NDIS prices so you can
- know if you are getting value for money from services
- plan your budget
The new prices start on 1 July 2020.
Down syndrome info in Easy Read
CID Member Shannon was interviewed about his life as a person with intellectual disability.
Shannon talks about
- his ‘invisible disability’
- difficulties with some departments like Centrelink
- mental health
Videos to help you exercise
Exercise videos can help you stay active.
Sport NSW has made 10 videos for people with intellectual disability.
The videos are made by people with disability.
Watch the videos and start exercising today!