Chapter 5 – Specialist Disability Accommodation

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Housing Options Online Learning Package – Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

This is chapter 5 of our free self-paced online learning package about housing options for people with disability.

In this chapter you can learn about housing for people who have an extreme functional impairment or very high support needs. The housing we are talking about is called specialist disability accommodation (SDA).  


You can get help from us

If you want help while you work though this workshop call us on 1300 61 64 63.

You can call from 10am to 3pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) Sydney/Melbourne time.

When you finish the workshop you can book into a Question & Answer session if you have more questions. 


Chapter 5 videos

Summary 

If you want to find out what chapter 5 is about, watch this summary video (1.5 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Full chapter video

This is the full chapter 5 video (4 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Chapter 5 tasks

Watch personal stories

Jono talks about deciding to live in an SDA apartment (7.5 mins).  A text transcript for this video can be found here.

Liz talks about working out the NDIS and moving into an SDA home (2 mins).  A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Now go to Chapter 6 – Types of Specialist Disability Accommodation

Chapter 6 – Types of Specialist Disability Accommodation


Chapter index


Personal Stories

Living Independently

Shanais describes how life changing it is to be living independently in an accessible apartment in Melbourne.

View Living Independently

Linda offers her advice on looking for SDA

Linda explains the steps involved when looking for SDA highlighting the changes for her son and herself since the move.

View Linda offers her advice on looking for SDA

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