Easy Read icon

Life Choices

spacer icon
Women and girls with disability have a right to make their own decisions about every part of their life.

This section has information to help you make decisions about things like health, housing and money.
Watch the video about choices and decision-making (click here to view the transcript):
Did you know?
Less than 39% of people receiving support under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) are women. [1]

Important Resources

External website
The impact of climate change and natural disaster on disabled people in Australia
Kelly Cox is the Vice President of People with Disabilities Australia and Co-Lead of the 2022 CoSP Civil Society delegation. Kelly is a disabled person that uses a powered wheelchair for mobility and was affected by the major floods that happened in the Northern Rivers of Northern NSW in February and March of 2022.Kelly has dedicated to collating the stories of other disabled and marginalised people that have been affected by this flood and presented these stories to the 15th session of the United Nations Conference of States Parties (CoSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in New York.
Apple App Store
Google Play
Visit Website
Watch Video
Download Word (accessible)
Download PDF
Download PDF
Download Publication (PDF)
Listen to Audio
Publications
WWDA Youth Position Statement 2: Decision-Making
A position statement on decision-making - written by the WWDA Youth Network.
Apple App Store
Google Play
Visit Website
Watch Video
Download Word (accessible)
Download PDF
Download PDF
Download Publication (PDF)
Listen to Audio
External website
Australian Government: Disability Gateway
A website to assist all people with disability, their families and carers to locate and access services across Australia
Apple App Store
Google Play
Visit Website
Watch Video
Download Word (accessible)
Download PDF
Download PDF
Download Publication (PDF)
Listen to Audio
Videos
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
A video about making decisions created by Speak Out Association of Tasmania.
Apple App Store
Google Play
Visit Website
Watch Video
Download Word (accessible)
Download PDF
Download PDF
Download Publication (PDF)
Listen to Audio
External website
Inclusion Design Lab: It's My Choice Toolkit
A guide that empowers people to make choices about lifestyle, daily activities, support and citizenship.
Apple App Store
Google Play
Visit Website
Watch Video
Download Word (accessible)
Download PDF
Download PDF
Download Publication (PDF)
Listen to Audio
Publications
WWDA Position Statement 2: Right to Decision Making
Information from WWDA about your right to make your own decisions and choices.
Apple App Store
Google Play
Visit Website
Watch Video
Download Word (accessible)
Download PDF
Download PDF
Download Publication (PDF)
Listen to Audio
Easy Read icon