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An Introduction to Intellectual Disability

Topics discussed in this document:

  • What is intellectual disability? Definitions of disability, different views of disability
  • Recognising intellectual disability from other conditions
  • Appropriate language, disability etiquette, communication tips, writing in easy english
  • Disability Standards and Discrimination

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Introduction and the specific laws on guardianship and administration

Purpose of this document:

The purpose of this publication is to provide legal practitioners, people with decision-making disability, their family, friends and support network, with a basic understanding of what guardianship and financial management (also known as administration) is, the alternatives to formal orders and what laws in States and Territories govern these areas.

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