I am a carer or parent of a person with intellectual disability
My Lived iD is a resource for people like you.
People with intellectual disability experience barriers to accessing safe and quality care. New national standards called the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) have been released to support the right of people with intellectual disability to equitable healthcare. NSQHS Standards.
Welcome to My Lived iD
My Lived iD is a resource for people with intellectual disability and their families, carers and health care professionals.
You can use the main menu above to find all the pages on this website, or use the quicklinks below to go directly to the desired area.
If you are not sure where to look, you can use the search box at the top of the page. Type in what you are looking for and choose from the links that appear.
Working with people with intellectual disability
When working with people with intellectual disability, it’s important to ensure that the person feels included and that they understand what you are communicating.
The Council for Intellectual Disability have a tip sheet on how to communicate inclusively with people with intellectual disability.
A list of mental health services for people with intellectual disability and their carers.
Knowing how to advocate, or how to find advocacy support for yourself as a carer or for the person you care for is important.
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