Portfolio Category: Support Resources

Education in Australia

Special Education provides programs and support through multiple approaches. This may be through regular classrooms, with support of modified curriculum or additional personnel, placement in special classes within regular schools (which may be smaller in size with more individual focus), or placement in special schools, again with smaller class groups and other modifications.   For…
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Concession Programs

Please see this section for information on concession opportunities for those diagnosed or caring for someone with Smith-Magenis Syndrome. QANTAS CARER CONCESSION CARD The Qantas Carer Concession Card (administered by PWA) can be issued to people with disAbilities, requiring support of a full-time carer while traveling on a plane . Essentially this means any person…
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Medical and Support Professionals

Information to help direct you to support and medical practitioners who have experience with SMS as well as respite services and camps. Under construction, check back soon!
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Camps and Conferences

Over the past couple of years, there have been increasing opportunities for families to participate in SMS-targeted camps and conferences. Camp Breakaway SMS Camps Camp Breakaway is a registered non-profit charitable organisation, a registered service provider for the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) and a member of NDS (National Disability Services) that specialises in providing respite…
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Support Services and Programs

Information about national and state-based support services and programs that can be leveraged by those who are diagnosed or care for someone with SMS. NATIONAL DISABILITY SERVICES, PROGRAMS AND FUNDING National Disability Services (NDS) is Australia’s peak body for non-government disAbility service organisations, representing more than 1050 non-government service providers. Collectively, NDS members operate several thousand services…
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