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The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) provides information on protecting deaf and disabled children and young people from abuse.

The Queensland Government website provide a range of information on supports for children, young people and adults with a disability.

This video and associated training tools from the National Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) are fun and informative resources for children on protective behaviours.

The Speak up and be safe from abuse website has a number of aids, resources and factsheets available for download to help people with communication difficulties identify and report abuse.

The website icommunicate has a range of resources on supporting communication with children who have autism.

This short video gives an overview of being sensitive to a person with a disability, which all comes down to focusing on the person, not the disability. 

The Queensland government has a range of resources available on childhood development and growth.

The 2015 report Deaf and disabled children talking about child protection was done to address the significant gap in current understandings of deaf and disabled children and young people’s experiences of the child protection system.

The practitioner resource Supporting children living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: practice principles provides guiding principles for working with children who have FASD.

The Red flags early identification guide for children aged birth to five years was developed by the Child Development Program in conjunction with Brisbane North Primary Health Network (2016).

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) at Children’s Health Queensland specialises in helping infants, children and young people up to the age of 18 years who have complex mental health needs.

Autism Queensland have a range of resources and support groups for people of different ages who have autism. View the supports for parents and carers of school age children here.

Deaf Services Australia is a not for profit organisation working with the community to enhance services and programs that benefit Deaf and hard of hearing adults and children across Australia. Hear for Kids is an early intervention and therapy support service for Deaf and hard of hearing infants, children and adults

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