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Equipment and Resources Links


Parent Connect is about empowering ourselves to be our childrens best advocates! There is not one parent who could say that they knew more at the start of the journey than they do now. The only way we can combat the ever changing ‘system’ and red tape is to understand how it works . Our lives needn’t be a battle if we have the tools to ask the right questions of the right people.

Parent Connect is always trying to update our information and if you have new resources that you think would help other families please contact us.

Noahs Ark: – Brisbane Resource Centre: 
Noah's Ark is a Queensland based not-for-profit charitable organisation which provides specialist services and support for children with disabilities and additional needs.  The libraries and support services are accessible to families, schools and children's services.

Community Resource Unit: (Brisbane): 
CRU exits to support the development of leadership and authentic change which enhances the possibilities for people with disabilities to belong to and participate in community life.

Special Needs Solutions:
A leading supplier of paediatric equipment.  Special Needs Solutions is a young dynamic and progressive company specialising in the distribution of paediatric equipment to a wide range of children with disabilities.

E-Bility – Resource website:
Provides access to a wide range of information, resources, services and products of interest to people with disability, their families and carers, health professionals and service providers.

House with No Steps:  
Creates positive partnerships with families who have a child with a disability

Sony Foundation Children’s Holiday Camps: 
Year 11 and 12 students are given the opportunity to care for a child with special needs over a four-day period in what is a unique and life-changing experience for all involved. Each camp is provided free of charge for the participants and the majority of the camps run in the September and December school holidays.

Qld Parents for People with a Disability:
Provides advocacy on behalf of people with disabilities.

Launch into Life 
For young people with a disability leaving school 

Cerebral Palsy League Queensland:  
The Cerebral Palsy League provides a range of therapy services and support for children and teenagers with cerebral palsy and mild therapy support needs.

Down Syndrome Assoc Qld: 
DSAQ builds community awareness, supports, advocates and empower people with Down syndrome

MAMRE Association:  
Brisbane based organisation supporting families who have children with a disability

Queenslanders with a Disability Network:  
Statewide network of people with disability.

Solas:
Specialised mental health service provider, who work in partnership with individuals, carers and families

IFYS – Intergrated Family & Youth Service:  
Provides specialist support and intervention programs for children, young people and families.

Qld Council of Parents & Citizens Assoc

Parent2Parent:
Parents creating partnerships

Parentshop
Parentshop offers effective solutions to manage difficult behaviour in children and resolve teenage behaviour issues, developing educational programs with practical and easy-to-use strategies designed to make parenting easier.

Young Carers Handbook: 

FAS Theraputic Equipment

Special Needs Solutions:

eSpecial Needs Adaptive Equipment

CAP Educational :
Equipment & furniture 

Swimming Aids : Peppertown – Theraquatics 

Swimming: AussieBabies2Kids 

Do Ability

Novita Tech: 

ETS Mobility:  P: 07 3637 6360
354 Bilsen Rd , 4034, Zillmere Q.

TOWNSVILLE MOBILITY BUSINESSES

Mobility Modifications Services -  P: 4779 7878
wheelchair lifts, restraint systems,lifts, wheelchairs 

ADL Health 

Lifetec:

Cootharinga North Queensland: 

Sun Medical Equipment