These resources have been developed for families of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, and those that are supporting them.
There are a range of resources that have been translated into 6 languages to assist with conversations and shared planning to support a child with diverse learning needs and their family. The resources could be useful for families, schools or any services that are supporting children and families from diverse backgrounds.
The resources are available in English and have been translated into the following languages:
- Simplified Chinese
Animation - A Family Journey
This animation was made in collaboration with parents from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and with the assistance of italk Library. The story provides a father's perspective as he thinks back on his early concerns for his son and where the autism journey has taken his family. It is a story that resonates with many different communities.
Amal’s Story - English with Arabic subtitles
Amal shares her family’s journey with autism and the impact of autism for her 15 year old daughter Samira.
Selim’s Story - English with Turkish subtitles
Selim is a Turkish father who has brought his family to Australia to access services for their 6 year old son Ege. He and his wife Handan share their family’s autism journey and a profile of Ege.