People with intellectual disability have rights.
ometimes people with intellectual disability need an advocate to help them speak up for themselves and make sure they are being treated fairly.
There are disability advocacy organisations in each state and territory that can help you. Learn more about finding an advocate at Disability Gateway.
Self-advocacy for the national disability insurance scheme (ndis)
IMHA advocates are on your side. They are independent from hospitals and mental health services. Our service is free and confidential.
Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)
Visit DANA to find an advocacy organisation near you.
Disability Advocacy Finder
The Disability Advocacy Finder is a tool made available by the Department of Social Services (DSS) it lists the contact details and locations of disability advocacy agencies.
How can I make a complaint?
The Council for Intellectual Disability has a fact sheet tells how you can make a complaint:
- in writing
- over the phone.