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Resources for Disability and Inclusion: Social Work & Psychology

Psychology web resources

APA guidelines for assessment of and intervention with persons with disabilities - An online book that covers disability awareness, testing and assessment.

Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health - a website that provides links to research into health policies and inequities around disability well as podcasts and policy debate reports.

Disability Counselling service - a Victorian counselling service that provides counselling for people with disabilities to come to terms with their changed circumstances.

Association of Psychologists in developmental disability - a professional interest group in NSW.  They aim to support practitioners in their work with people with a disability and their families.

Social work web resources

Department of social services resources for people with a disability - Australian Department of Social Services page that lists various services including parking schemes and Auslan interpreting services.

National standards for disability services - Australian Department of Social Services page that provides links to the National Standards for Disability Services

International Federation of Social workers policy on people with disabilities -  An information hub with links to policies and ethical principles

National Disability Practitioners Discipline specific resources - A division of National Disability Services (NDS).  They support professionals working in the support of people with disabilities.

Australian Association of Social Workers -  The professional body for social workers, specialising in professional education and practice in social work.