Chapter 6 – Types of Specialist Disability Accommodation

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Housing Options Online Learning Package – Types of SDA

This is chapter 6 of our free self-paced online learning package about housing options for people with disability.

Chapter 5 explained specialist disability accommodation (SDA). There are different building types and design categories of SDA. In this chapter you can learn how these types of SDA are different and suit the needs of different people.  


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 6 videos

Summary

If you want to find out what chapter 6 is about, watch this summary video (2 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Full chapter video

This is the full chapter 6 video (5.5 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Chapter 6 tasks

Do a workbook activity

There is one workbook activity you need to do for this chapter

  • Activity 6 – Specialist housing features that support my independence

Watch a video tour

This is a video tour of a unit that includes many features of a high physical support SDA home. It shows you the sort of features that help people with high support needs live more independently (3 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Now go to Chapter 7 – SDA eligibility

Chapter 7 – SDA Eligibility


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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