Australian Institute of Family Studies Resource – Library on parents with disabilities provides links to relevant documents on this topic.
Australian College of Midwives – A professional organisation for Midwives. It does have a section for searching services by type (midwife/doula, etc..) or location.
Disability Advocacy Network Australia – DANA is the national representative body for a network of advocacy organisations throughout Australia.
Intellectual Disability Rights Service – Provides legal support and advocacy for people with intellectual disability.
Maternity choices – Have a range of consumer information available to assist pregnant women and their families/carers.
National Disability Insurance Scheme – Information on this scheme and funding for support if your client has a disability.
National Disability Services – National Disability Services (NDS) is Australia’s peak body for non-government disability service organisations, representing over 1200 non-government service providers. Collectively, NDS members operate several thousand services for Australians with all types of disability.
People with Disabilities Australia – PWDA is national disability rights, advocacy and representative organisation that is made up of, led and governed by people with disability.
Pregnancy birth & baby website – A national government funded site with information related to pregnany, birth or parenting.
Raising Children Network Pregnancy – Provides general pregnancy information.
Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia – an initiative that combines work from various State family planning organisations
The Australian Disability Gateway – Information and services to help people with a disability, family and carers find support.
Women with Disabilities Australia – A national organisation to support women with disabilities. Although not specific for maternity services, there is a section on motherhood and parenting.
New South Wales
New South Wales Council for Intellectual Disability – This site provides information about and for people with intellectual disability.
New South Wales Agency for Clinical Innovation – Information on how to help improve health services to people with intellectual disability in NSW.
NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) – NCAT provides specialist tribunal services to help you resolve an issue or dispute fairly and according to the law.
Resourcing Parents – Provides a range of resources to support parenting.
Better Health Channel – Information on Cognitive disability and sexuality – links to a fact sheet.
Disability Advocacy Resource Unit – Information on works with disability organisations to promote and protect the rights of people with disabilities.
Family Planning VIC – Information on reproductive and sexual health care, education and advocacy.
Parenting Research Centre – The ‘Healthy Start’ section has specific pregnancy and parenting resources for parents with intellectual disability.
Royal Women’s Hospital – Provides a specific clinic for women with disability in pregnancy.
Australian Capital Territory
Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT – Is a leader in sexual and reproductive health workforce development, health promotion and clinical service delivery to reduce barriers to improved sexual and reproductive health.
Change – A UK based website that provided information and services for people with intellectual disability. A picture gallery for developing written materials and specific resources for pregnancy and parenting are available.