People living with disability in Tasmania have the right to access advocacy services that support them in navigating complex systems, making informed decisions, and exercising their rights. Finding the right disability advocacy service can be challenging, but it’s important to find one that is experienced and knowledgeable about disability issues.
In Tasmania, there are several well-established organisations that provide disability advocacy services, including Speak Out Tasmania, Advocacy Tasmania, and The Association for Children with Disability (Tas). These organisations offer a range of services, including individual and systemic advocacy, legal advice, and support.
Speak Out Tasmania
Speak Out Tasmania is a disability advocacy organisation that focuses on empowering people with disabilities to speak out about their rights and needs. Speak Out Tasmania has an annual expo and a members’ conference in Tasmania.
Hobart: (03) 6231 2344
Launceston: (03) 6343 2022
Burnie: (03) 6431 9333
Advocacy Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation that provides support, information, and advocacy to people with disabilities, their families, and carers. Advocacy Tasmania also works with older people and people with drug and alcohol issues.
The Association for Children with Disability (Tas)
The Association for Children with Disability (Tas) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides support, information, and advocacy for children living with disability and their families. It also offers consultation, training, and case coordination.
When choosing a disability advocacy service, it’s important to consider the specific needs and goals of the person. For example, if someone requires individual advocacy support, Speak Out Tasmania or Advocacy Tasmania may be the best choice. When support is needed for a child living with disability, The Association for Children with Disability (Tas) may be the best option.
Choosing the right disability advocacy service in Tasmania can be tough, but it’s crucial to find one that suits your specific circumstances and can provide the support you need. Speak Out Tasmania, Advocacy Tasmania, and The Association for Children with Disability (Tas) are all reputable organisations that offer a variety of advocacy services for people living with disability in Tasmania.
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