Glossary of Terms: Disability Services (Farsi)
This information has been drawn from a range of healthcare and government websites, to assist with the provision of disability services.
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A young man of Syrian background talks about his experience with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and the way members of his community responded to his diagnosis. Video resource is in English and Arabic.read more
CEH has produced a first aid resource in plain English and Arabic, based on St John’s Ambulance DRSABCD Action Plan. CEH worked with community members and a graphic designer to adapt the language and images of the St John’s first aid message for Arabic readers. This resource outlines how to assess if someone has a life-threatening condition and immediate first aid actions to take. This resource is best used by people who have done a First Aid course but and can also be used to inform the general public. We suggest printing it out for display in public areas such as housing estates, medical and community centres.read more
Finding a home when you are new to Australia can be difficult, and confusing. Renting, paying bills, finding help in a new system… all present challenges for new arrivals. Finding a home in Victoria was developed to support people of refugee backgrounds to find their way around the housing system. It includes information on tenants’ rights, how to choose an energy provider, social housing, who can help in case of homelessness… This online booklet was developed in consultation with newly-arrived communities and is published in English, Arabic and Dari. It was developed with funding from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.read more
Stigma against disability is strong in some communities, and can stop people from accessing services for fear of facing their community’s disapproval. In this video, a young woman of Muslim background talks about living with vision loss, and how having a guide dog has at times created difficulties with her Muslim friends.read more
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