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Ability Idol -- Perth: 2015.

Ability Idol is a project giving people with a disability a chance to shine on stage! Many people living with disability love music and love performing but don't get the chance to show their gifts and talents. The project will give them an opportunity to sing in front of an audience and to strive for excellence. Ability idol will take the form of a karaoke session. [Website]



Camp Autism WA Inc. Camp Autism WA Inc. [2014]

Camp Autism W.A. INC is a group that organises and runs camps and day events for children on the autism spectrum to attend with their families. Children and parents, siblings and carers are all welcome to participate in activities developed to encourage social interaction, explore the senses and learn new skills while having fun. Activities include fishing, craft, inflatable zorb balls, kayaking, sand engineering and scitech discovery. The camps and activities are run by parent volunteers who have children on the autism spectrum. They also have a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CampAutismWA. [Website]



CATA Group Inc : Creative and Therapy Activities -- Warwick, WA: CATA Group Inc. [2008]

C.A.T.A., located in Warwick, offers services to adults with disabilities 16 years of age and over . It provides opportunities to develop hobbies, skills, recreational activities and to socialise with other people.



A coffee in the park -- Perth: [2013]

A resource created by Perth parents for other parents wanting to know where to find great playgrounds and a decent coffee at the same time. It covers playgrounds in the north, south and hills regions of Perth, as well as country areas. It includes lots of photos.



DanceAbility International -- Eugene, Or.: [2014]

An international organisation working with mixed ability groups in around the world aiming to greatly improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and contribute towards inclusion through dance. The website includes downloadable resources, exercises, videos for purchase and information on workshops and performances.



Dreamfit Foundation -- Shenton Park: [2013]

The Dreamfit Foundation is a not for-profit-organisation that uses innovative engineering to fulfil dreams and overcome the challenges and frustrations of people with disabilities [website].



e-Bility.com -- Australia: [2013]

This website offers access to a wide range of information, resources, services and products of interest to people with disability, their families and carers, health professionals and service providers in the disability sector. There is a good section on Australian and overseas travel and holiday information for people with a disability, including accessible transport and accommodation guides.



Inclusion WA -- Osborne Park: Inclusion WA [2014]

Inclusion WA is an organisation dedicated to enriching the lives of all people who are disadvantaged, disconnected from society or living with a disability by facilitating inclusion in sport, recreation and community life. The Recreation Advice and Information Service http://www.inclusionwa.org.au/recreation-advice-information-service provides factsheets on how to get involved in recreational or social groups and links to organisations offering a variety of activities.



Kids' Camps -- West Perth: Kids' Camps Inc. [2015]

Kids' Camps provides exciting fun-filled camps for children and young people (aged 5 to 25) who walk unassisted and have a disability. They also run High Support Camps for Kids who need 1:1 support or use a wheelchair.



Landsdale Family Support Association -- Darch, WA: Landsdale Family Support Association [2008]

Website of the Landsdale Family Support Association which is based at the Landsdale Farm School in Western Australia. Landsdale Family Support is a not-for-profit organisation providing respite care, holiday camps and accommodation for children with special needs.



Nican -- Mitchell, ACT: Nican [2008]

Website of the organisation Nican, providing access to information on recreation, tourism, sport and the arts for people with disabilities.



WA Disabled Sports Association WA Disabled Sports Association [2015]

Through participation in recreation and sport, WADSA aims to enhance the lives of people living with disabilities in WA. The website directory provides an expansive list of activities offered by community service providers and WADSA member clubs and can be searched by either activity, day of the week or by region. The events section provides further listing of upcoming activities.



You're welcome : community access for all ages and abilities -- West Perth: Disability Services Commission 2010.

This site has been developed by the Disability Services Commission and provides access information on accommodation, restaurants and other business and community facilities for people with disabilities, their carers and seniors. This site allows you to: get accurate access information and photos about Western Australian businesses and attractions ; search to find out access information about where you want to go or to find a specific type of facility such as a hotel, caf� or gym ; check out diagrams of toilets and bathrooms to choose what suits you best ; use �advanced search� to find parking and toilets to meet your particular needs ; and know that the access details provided are those requested by people with disabilities.