COVID-19

Please freely share these resources produced by The Growing Space to help understand how best to protect people with disabilities and their families. No subscription to our website resources is required to access these.

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COVID-19 Webinar for Participants and Families - practical strategies and ideas

led by Sam Paior - The Growing Space

Recorded live for 1 hour on Wednesday March 25th - the video includes Auslan interpreting and Closed Captioning

(if you need Auslan, please wait a few days - we're re-recording as some was missed - I will update here when that is added)


    Can I Buy It?” - FOUR Big Questions during COVID-19 for NDIS participants

  • Can I use my NDIS funds to buy Internet Access?
  • Can I buy a Laptop with my NDIS Funds?
  • Can I buy Gym Equipment or Home Playground or other Entertainment Equipment?
  • Can I Employ a Family Member to reduce our risk at home?
  • Click on the link button for some ideas!

Coronavirus/COVID19 Easy English Resources

This is useful for those with low literacy, intellectual or cognitive disability, learning disability, and for some from CALD or ATSI backgrounds.

In the downloadable pdf each sentence below is accompanied by a relevant image. The language is simple and clear and accessible. The resource is five pages long and covers information about self isolation and business closures and distancing rules.


Staying safer in a Wheelchair

Tips for wheelchair users and those who love or work with them

To read the full post and tips, and download the poster, click here


Top 31 Ways to use Support Workers while avoiding COVID-19

Loads of ideas for ways to keep your support workers working from a distance!


A STOP Sign for your door

Loads of ideas for ways to keep your support workers working from a distance!


Emergency Contacts List

You can print up this list or make your own. Make your to give a copy to your workers, family and trusted neighbours and friends, and keep a copy up on the fridge, too.

You could include:
Your Support Worker/Agency phone numbers
Your Backup Support Worker/Agency phone numbers
Your Family phone numbers
Your extended family/friends or neighbour contacts
Your local Police Assistance Number 
OOO or your local hospital or medical centre



COVID-19 Webinar for Support Coordinators - practical strategies and ideas

led by Sam Paior - The Growing Space, Evie Naufal - Disability Services Consulting

Recorded live for 1 hour on Wednesday March 25th



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