With social media and the internet it can be hard for people to know where to go for trust worthy information that’s based on research and is relevant to Australia.

See below for my recommended websites.

Child Development

Skills 2 Learn Occupational Therapy

Are you concerned about your child’s concentration, pencil skills, or coordination? Check out Skills 2 Learn Occupational Therapy to find out more information about infant and child physical development and how Occupational Therapy can help!

Raising Children

Lots of useful article and videos about child development. Also includes information for parents around the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

The SPeel

Check out the SPeel for information handouts on child development, speech and language development and also has blogs from an Australian Speech Pathologist.

Supporting Speech and Language Skills

The Hanen Centre

Lots of family friendly information in how to support early language development. Check out the book nook for suggested books and how to use these to build early reading skills.

Caroline Bowen

Lots of information and handouts for speech sound development in children.

Speech Book Shelf

Good website for finding out good books for promoting speech and language skills during book sharing. The suggested titles are arranged by theme or speech sound.



For information about Chronic Disease Management Plans.

WA National Disability Insurance Scheme (WA NDIS)

Information for the WA NDIS system and links to assess if you or your child may be eligible for funding.

Better Start

For information about the government funding available for children with a disability to access early intervention services.

National Disability Services (NDS)

For information on the companion card, grant opportunities and more.


Carers WA

Provides resources, counselling services, information, and support for carers.

Australian Government Department of Social Services

Outlines the National Standards for Disability Services. Easy English version of these documents are also available on this website.

Speech Pathology Australia

To find out more information about the Speech Pathology Profession and other useful handouts please go to.