Australia Organizations that Serve People with Cognitive Disabilities

These are national organizations, located in Australia, that serve people with cognitive disabilities.

  • beyondblue
    "... national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia."
  • Black Dog Institute
    "... not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder."
  • National Council on Intellectual Disability
    "... national association representing people with intellectual disability and their families in Australia."
  • Australian Advisory Board on Autism Spectrum Disorders
    "The Australian Advisory Board on Autism Spectrum Disorders is the national peak body representing people who have an autism spectrum disorder, their families, carers and helpers."
  • Autistic Self Advocacy Network Australia
    "ASAN AU is run by Australian Autistic adults who have been involved self- advocacy for a number of years and invites membership from Autistic and Asperger youth and adults who wish to receive support to engage in self-advocacy."
  • Australian Federation of SPELD Associations
    "... responds to the needs of children and adults with Specific Learning Difficulties/Disabilities, such as the learning disability dyslexia." " ... also supports those who care for, teach, and work with these children and adults, through the dissemination of information, advocacy and research."
  • Australian Aphasia Association Inc
    "The AAA is a support and advocacy association for people with aphasia, their families and the professionals who help them."
  • Brain Injury Australia
    "Brain Injury Australia (BIA) represents all Australians with Acquired Brain Injury whatever the cause."

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