Every 15 hours in Australia, a child is born with cerebral palsy.
Diagnosed in early childhood, cerebral palsy is a physical disability that may also impact on a person's intellect, vision and sensory wellbeing. Funds raised throughout the year help people with cerebral palsy lead happier, healthier and more productive lives.
How you can help
There are many ways in which you can make a difference to people living with cerebral palsy. We depend on the support we receive from individuals, communities and businesses. Whether you volunteer your services, make a donation or organise an event, your help touches the lives of so many people.
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The CP Innovative Choices program was developed as a flexible option. It is the only program of its kind as it recognises people’s specific needs as well as their requirements for differing kinds of support. It empowers families and individuals to select, recruit and manage a support worker of their choice.
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We are indebted to our supporters for their generous donations of time, services and financial assistance.
We are especially grateful to TressCox lawyers for their ongoing support.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (formerly DisabilityCare) is a way of linking communities and providing personalised support for people living with disabilities, their families and their carers. The NDIS has launched in three Australian states/territories and is being rolled out progressively across the country.
Latest News and Events
- 06 Jan
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The federal government has flagged abolishing or scaling back the agency established to administer the national disability insurance scheme and handing the role to Medibank Private as part of its push to streamline government service delivery and cut costs.more...