Chapter 5 – Specialist Disability Accommodation

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Housing Options Workshop – Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

This is chapter 5 of our free self-paced workshop 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 with this workshop

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

You can call from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) Sydney/Melbourne time.

When you finish the workshop you can book into a Question and 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).  

Liz talks about working out the NDIS and moving into an SDA home (2 mins).  


Now go to Chapter 6 – Types of Specialist Disability Accommodation

Chapter 6 – Types of Specialist Disability Accommodation


Chapter index


Personal Stories

A digital story by Ben Parkinson

"My apartment has given me a space I can call my own. I don’t see myself as someone without choices anymore."

View A digital story by Ben Parkinson

Lisa is moving out of aged care

After living in a nursing home for about 6 years Lisa shares how it feels to be preparing to move into an SDA apartment.

View Lisa is moving out of aged care

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