Chapter 8 – Home Ownership

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Housing Options Online Learning Package – Home ownership

This is chapter 8 of our free self-paced online learning package about housing options for people with disability.

In this chapter you can learn about how you may be able to use specialist disability accommodation (SDA) funding to modify your home or buy a new one.  


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If you want help while you work through 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.


Chapter 8 videos

Summary

If you want to find out what chapter 8 is about, watch this summary video (1 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.

Full chapter video

This is the full chapter 8 video (4.5 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Chapter 8 tasks

Watch personal stories

Kirby used SDA funding to buy her own accessible home (3.24 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Michelle spent nearly 2 years in a nursing home after an asthma attack. She talks about how she was able to live independently again (5.28 mins). 

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Now go to Chapter 9 – Supported independent living

Chapter 9 – Supported Independent Living (SIL)


Chapter index


Personal Stories

Kirby's SDA Dream

Follow Kirby's journey to living in her own Specialist Disability Accommodation home.

View Kirby's SDA Dream

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

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