Useful Resources & Links

Professional Associations

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Occupational Therapy Australia

Speech Pathology Australia

America Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The professional association for audiologists, speech pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the USA. They have an excellent resource section for the public on speech, language and hearing problems.

Special Interest and Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Australia – NSW Branch

A charity providing support and advocacy to Australians living with dementia.

Brain Injury Association of NSW

The leading support network for brain injury survivors – as well as their families, carers and other interested parties in NSW.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Information, services and research for people with cerebral palsy.

Down Syndrome NSW

A community based, not-for-profit organisation established by the families of people with Down syndrome. They provide support and information to people with Down syndrome and their families through a range of activities.

MS Society

Supports and helps people with multiple sclerosis (MS) through an extensive network of centres, branches, support groups and health services. MS Australia provides specialist programs to people with MS, their families, carers, friends and health care professionals.


A charity supporting people with a spinal cord injury to achieve their choices in life. ParaQuad provides vital care, support and clinical services to people with spinal cord injuries, their families and carers.

Parkinson’s Australia

Special interest, support and advocacy group for people living in Australia with Parkinson ’s disease.

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia

A support group for people living with SCI aiming to promote independence and opportunities

The Stroke Recovery Association – NSW

The Stroke Recovery Association aims to maximise the recovery of individuals who have suffered a Stroke and reduce the impact on their family/carers and the community.

Sport and Exercise

Amputee Golf NSW

Australian Paralympic Committee

Helps Australians with disabilities participate in sport and compete at the Paralympic Games. This site is a great resource for learning about access to disabled sport.

Australian Waterski and Wakeboard Federation – Disabled Division

Burn Rubber Burn

Supervised group exercise program for people with a physical disability.

Located in PCYC’s in; Eastern Suburbs, Campbelltown, Southerland, Penrith, with Bankstown coming soon.

Cerebral Palsy Sport and Recreation Association NSW

Aims to provide both sporting & recreational opportunities for people of all ages with Cerebral Palsy and other neurological conditions.

Disabled Winter Sport Australia

NSW Physical Disability Rugby League Association

Riding for the Disabled


Special Olympics Australia

Special Olympics Australia works with people living with an intellectual disability.

Volunteers provide quality sports training to almost 4000 athletes in over 250 sports clubs across metropolitan and rural Australia. Training is provided in a range of sports and all skill levels are catered for.

Wheelchair Sports NSW

Provide a wide range of wheelchair sporting programs and events for athletes of all ages and skill levels, in Sydney and across various regional centers of NSW.

Yoga Infinity!

Yoga classes provided by Rosanna especially tailored for those with a disability. Rosanna had a brain injury some time ago so understands the specific challenges of exercising and living with a disability.